BUSHFIRES NT MESSAGE: WATCH and ACT 27 August

Bushfires NT

LOCATION: Strickland Road, ADELAIDE RIVER

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: 27/08/2020 12:20 hours

STATUS: 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, Bushfires NT is primarily undertaking defensive strategies to protect lives and property.

ADVICE TO THE PUBLIC: The Stuart Highway will be closed from the 80km speed limit sign to 10km north of Adelaide River Township during this time.

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