Media release

Update 2 – Watch and act – Grass Fire – Girraween

Fire and Rescue

Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service have issued a watch and act for further properties in Girraween.

NTFRS and Bushfires NT have been responding to a large grass fire which has now jumped Girraween Road. Properties in the vicinity of Power Road, Kareela Drive, Mango Road, Donaldo Court and Zill Road may be under threat.

Residents are urged to take action to protect their families and homes by implementing emergency plans. No order to evacuate has been enacted at this time.

Emergency Services are urging the public to avoid the area if possible. Obey all directions of emergency services personnel.

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.

Further updates will be provided.

PFES Media