Watch and Act at Herbert

NT FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE MESSAGE: WATCH and ACT

LOCATION: Girraween and Coral Road, Herbert

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: 15/08/2022 12:59:00

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, 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, Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service is primarily undertaking defensive strategies to protect lives and property.

WHAT TO DO: Enact your bushfire survival plan. 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 for the conditions. For further information regarding bushfires, visit Fire Incident Map https://www.pfes.nt.gov.au/incidentmap

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