hikers caught unawares by fire in Litchfield Park

This article demonstrates how easily one can be caught unawares by grass fires.

www.ntnews.com.au/news/northern-territory/litchfield-national-park-grassfire-causes-hikers-to-shelter-in-burnt-patch-of-ground/news-story/b1dd2690ac159dd38acc567ccb6deaef

Although gamba grass isn’t mentioned that the hikers mention a “wall of fire” suggests that it is so – the Park is badly infested with this weed. In the past Litchfield Park rangers have expressed their fear that people would be caught in gamba-fuelled fires.

Denise Lawungkurr Goodfellow
PO Box 71
Darwin River, NT, Australia 0841
043 8650 835



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