Report bushfire or arson
Many of the fires in the Northern Territory (NT) are deliberately lit.
You must report suspicious behaviour and fire lighting. Bushfire arson is a crime.
How to report a bushfire
For urgent reports of bushfires and fire lighting call 000.
For other suspicious behaviour and fire lighting report to:
- Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000
- or NT Police on 131 444.
Preventing arson near your home
To make sure your area is safe from bushfire arsonists follow these rules:
- Remember the time and location where you see fires.
- Write down the description of people acting suspiciously in the area where fires have been happening, or any unusual activity.
- Write down the description of vehicles entering or leaving the area during fires.
- Report this information to NT police or Crime Stoppers.
Last updated: 06 February 2019