Bushfires NT message: planned burn Advice 5 May

Bushfires NT

LOCATION: Ross Highway East of Emily Gap, HALE

ALERT LEVEL: Planned Burn Advice – Firefighters will be conducting a roadside burn and visibility may be affected.

FIRE TYPE: Planned burn. INFORMATION CURRENT AS AT: 04/05/2021 16:00 hours

STATUS: PLANNED BURN – A planned burn is scheduled to begin at approximately 18:00 hours Wednesday 05/05/2021

RISKS FACED BY PEOPLE IN THE AREA:

Smoke from this planned burn may affect visibility

Active fire may occur close to the roadside

Firefighting crews may be working close to the roadside

ADVICE TO THE PUBLIC: For the safety of firefighting crews and other vehicles, drivers in the area are urged to slow down, turn on headlights and drive safely for the conditions.

IT IS EXPECTED THE PLANNED BURN MAY CONTINUE UNTIL: LATE INTO THE NIGHT OF WEDNESDAY 05/05/2021

INFORMATION AUTHORISED BY: SFMO – ALICE SPRINGS

RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Bushfires NT, Northern Territory Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security.

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