LOCATION: Stuart Highway, STUART ESTATE
ALERT LEVEL: Watch and Act – There is a heightened level of threat. Conditions are changing. Start taking action now to protect your family and your property.
FIRE TYPE: Bushfire . INFORMATION CURRENT AS AT: 1530 hours
STATUS: Going GOING – A fire which is spreading on one or more fronts. Effective containment strategies are not in place for the entire perimeter.
RISKS FACED BY PEOPLE IN THE AREA:Smoke from this fire may affect visibility. Active fire may occur close to the roadside. Firefighting crews may be working close to the roadside, A bushfire is running or contained under very high to extreme weather conditions.
ADVICE TO THE PUBLIC:The fire is spreading on multiple fronts, spot fires are occurring. The fire is currently south of Edith Farms Road, Woollybut Drive, Beasley Road and west of the Stuart highway. The fire is travelling in a westerly direction towards Florina Station. Landowners should enact their Bushfire Survival Plan.
Next update at 1800 hours
IT IS EXPECTED THIS SITUATION MAY CONTINUE UNTIL: 20/10/2019 18:00:00
INFORMATION AUTHORISED BY: Duty Officer
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Bushfires NT, Northern Territory Department of Environment and Natural Resources