Yesterday, the Barkly LGA issued an emergency declaration as a massive bushfire began moving closer to Tennant Creek.

Around 500 kms north of Alice Springs, Tennant Creek remains under a Watch and Act Alert, after weather conditions improved last night.

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Produced By: Laura Devoy

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First aired on The Wire, Thursday 14th September