Media release

Bushfire – WATCH & ACT – Humpty Doo area

Fire and Rescue

LOCATION: Vicinity of Freds Pass Road, Humpty Doo

ALERT LEVEL: WATCH AND ACT

FIRE TYPE: Bushfire.

STATUS: Ongoing.

CURRENT SITUATION: A bushfire has started in the area. NT Fire and Rescue Service are responding.

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.

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. If fire is threatening life or property, call 000 immediately.

PFES Media