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.
|Fire||Indicates a fire that firefighters are 'responding' to or 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.|
|Road Crash||The 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.|
|Alarm||Indicates the reported location of a fire alarm requiring attendance including automatic fire alarms, alarm bells ringing and domestic smoke alarms.|
|Advice||This indicates the reported location of an unauthorised burning, permit burn, strategic burn, illegal burn or animal rescue incident occurring.|
|Other||The reported location of an incident involving an aircraft or rail crash, industrial accident, rescue, power lines down or hazmat incident.|
|BushfiresNT Emergency Warning||An 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.|
|BushfiresNT Watch and Act||There is a heightened level of threat. Conditions are changing and you need to start taking action now to protect you and your family.|
|BushfiresNT Advice||A fire has started. There is no immediate danger. Stay up to date in case the situation changes.|
|Planned Burn||A planned burn operation is being conducted.|
|Closed Fire||Indicates 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.|
|Closed Road Crash||The 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.|
|Closed Alarm||Indicates 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.|
|Closed Advice||This 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.|
|Closed Other||The 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.|
|BushfiresNT Closed||Response to this bushfire has concluded and no further response is required. Fire may still be burning within containment lines.|
- Being Controlled
Effective strategies are in operation or planned for the entire perimeter.
Response to this bushfire has concluded and no further response is required. Fire may still be burning within containment lines.
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.
This bushfire is safe and under control. Fire is within containment lines and no breakout is expected.
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.
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.
- 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.