NTFRS alert: Watch and Act

LOCATION: Colonel Rose Drive and Schaber Road, Alice Springs

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: 24/03/2023 13:30:00

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, A bushfire is running or contained under very high to extreme weather conditions, The risk of threat to properties is high, Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service is primarily undertaking defensive strategies to protect lives and property.

WHAT TO DO: Leave immediately (if your property is not safe) if it is safe to leave. Monitor conditions as they are changing.

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 to conditions.

For further information regarding bushfires, visit https://pfes.nt.gov.au/fire-and-rescue…/fire-incident-map

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