Source: NT Fire Incidents

LOCATION: Poett Road, RUM JUNGLE.

ALERT LEVEL: Emergency Warning - An Emergency Warning is the highest level of Bushfires Alert. You may be in danger and need to take action immediately. Any delay now puts your life at risk.

FIRE TYPE: Bushfire. INFORMATION CURRENT AS AT: 04/07/2022 13:12:00

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 , The risk of loss of life or threat to properties is almost certain or has occurred , Bushfires NT is primarily undertaking defensive strategies to protect lives and property.

WHAT TO DO: If unsafe to stay, leave immediately. If unsafe to leave, shelter indoors immediately. Protect yourself against the impacts of extreme heat - wear protective clothing, stay indoors. Conditions will change, continue to monitor conditions.

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.

IT IS EXPECTED THIS SITUATION MAY CONTINUE UNTIL: 04/07/2022 18:00:00

INFORMATION AUTHORISED BY: Incident Controller
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Bushfires NT, Northern Territory Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security See less

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