This section has bushfire information messages for the Northern Territory (NT).

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In a bushfire emergency, phone 000 and ask for bushfire help.

Bushfires NT publishes messages here when there is an emergency.

Current bushfire information messages

Fire ban notifications

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18 July 2017
The Chief Fire Control Officer, Bushfires NT and the Director, NT Fire and Rescue Service have declared a 24 HOUR FIRE BAN DAY for Wednesday 19 July 2017 for the following areas. DARWIN AND ADELAIDE RIVER FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREAS. The Fire Ban is declared for a 24 hour period commencing at 0000 hours on Wednesday 19 July 2017. No person shall light a fire or cause a fire to be lit in the open in the portion of the Northern Territory within the fire ban areas. This includes the DARWIN, BATCHELOR and ADELAIDE RIVER EMERGENCY RESPONSE AREAS and the LITCHFIELD MUNICIPALITY and COOMALIE SHIRE. The Fire Ban is valid from midnight to midnight. For further information regarding Fire Bans and other Fire Restrictions contact Bushfires NT on (08) 8922 0844 or visit or
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