Fire Incident Map

 

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Disclaimer

The information on this webpage is not presented in real-time. NTPFES update approximately every 10-15 minutes. NTPFES will try to provide information that advises the community of fires and other emergency incidents. Readers will be responsible for making their own assessment of the information. Symbols represent the general area of a fire or incident, possibly not the exact location and definitely not the spread of fire. If you require further information or advice relevant to your situation please contact your local fire station. If you face a life-threatening emergency contact 000.

Map Key

IconLabelDescription
FireFireIndicates a fire that firefighters are 'responding' to, investigating or is 'not yet under control'. Note: The fire may be a building fire, grassfire, vehicle fire, rubbish fire or non-building fire. The location of the icon normally shows where the fire has started, but does not show how far it has spread.
RoadcrashRoad CrashThe reported location of a crash or incident involving a car or other motor vehicle with injury, person trapped or fatality. Also includes incidents resulting from an oil or fuel spill.
AlarmAlarmIndicates the reported location of a fire alarm requiring attendance including automatic fire alarms, alarm bells ringing and domestic smoke alarms.
AdviceAdviceThis indicates the reported location of an unauthorised burning, permit burn, strategic burn, illegal burn or animal rescue incident occurring.
OtherOtherThe reported location of an incident involving an aircraft or rail crash, industrial accident, rescue, power lines down or hazmat incident.
otherBushfiresNT Emergency WarningAn Emergency Warning is the highest level of Bush Fire Alert. You may be in danger and need to take action immediately. Any delay now puts your life at risk.
otherBushfiresNT Watch and ActThere is a heightened level of threat. Conditions are changing and you need to start taking action now to protect you and your family.
otherBushfiresNT AdviceA fire has started. There is no immediate danger. Stay up to date in case the situation changes.
fire-closedClosed FireIndicates a fire that is 'under control' or 'safe'. Note: The fire may be a building fire, grassfire, vehicle fire, rubbish fire or non-building fire. The location of the icon normally shows where the fire has started, but does not show how far it has spread.
RoadcrashClosedClosed Road CrashThe reported location which has been attended and cleared of a crash or incident involving a car or other motor vehicle with injury, person trapped or fatality or an incident resulting from an oil or fuel spill.
AlarmClosedClosed AlarmIndicates the reported location of a fire alarm which has been attended to including automatic fire alarms, alarm bells ringing and domestic smoke alarms which require no further action.
AdviceClosedClosed AdviceThis indicates the reported location of an unauthorised burning, permit burn, strategic burn, illegal burn or animal rescue incident which has been attended to and requires no further action.
OtherClosedClosed OtherThe reported location of an incident involving an aircraft or rail crash, industrial accident, rescue, power lines down or hazmat incident which has been attended to and requires no further action.
bushfire-closedBushfiresNT ClosedResponse to this bushfire has concluded and no further response is required. Fire may still be burning within containment lines.

Glossary

Being Controlled

Effective strategies are in operation or planned for the entire perimeter.

Completed

Response to this bushfire has concluded and no further response is required. Fire may still be burning within containment lines.

Contained

The perimeter of the bushfire has been secured, re-ignitions may still occur. Fire continues to burn within perimeter and firefighting crews remain in attendance.

Controlled

This bushfire is safe and under control. Fire is within containment lines and no breakout is expected.

Going

A fire which is spreading on one or more fronts. Effective containment strategies are not in place for the entire perimeter.

Handover Occurred

Firefighting crews have completed their response and have handed responsibility for managing the bushfire to the landholder.

Monitoring

Firefighting crews are monitoring this bushfire and will continue to patrol and mop up as required. Fire is considered safe and further outbreaks are unlikely.

Reported / Investigating

Firefighting crews are on the way to a reported bushfire. Crews will confirm situation and commence appropriate response on arrival.

Response Underway

Firefighting crews are currently in attendance undertaking actions necessary to contain the fire.

Under Control

The fire is at a stage where fire fighting resources are only required for patrol purposes and major re-ignition is unlikely.

FAQs

What is the purpose of the map?

The map is a single website for NTFRS incident information and warnings. It is a portal of information and advice to help people prepare for, respond to and recover from NTFRS incidents.

What information is included on the map?

The map provides near real-time incident information and warnings on an interactive map of the Northern Territory based on Google Maps.

What are the features of the map?

The homepage shows emergency events in near real-time on a Google Maps display. The website’s layer function allows visitors to view one category of emergency (for example, fire) or a number of different emergencies (for example, fire, road crash and other advice).

What do the icons on the map represent?

NTFRS Fire Incident Map displays icons depicting different incidents and emergencies on a map. Visitors can click on an icon for details of that incident.

Can I access map on my smartphone or tablet?

Yes. The map is mobile-enabled for mainstream mobile phones and tablets using up-to-date browsers.

Do I need to access emergency information from other sources?

Yes. It is important to stay alert to the conditions around you, and use more than one source for information and warnings. As well as visiting the map, you should check with your local Fire Station, listen to local radio or in the case of emergency ring 000.