NT POLICE have reported the fire around Kings Canyon Resort has destroyed property.
There is little detail but police state the 120 staying at the resort have been evacuated to the Mereenie oil fields.
An aerial survey is being conducted to determine the extent of the damage.
The fire is said to be moving north easterly, heading for the Parks and Wildlife ranger station.
The four rangers, five contractors and two pilots there are being evacuated as the 1km-wide fire front approaches.
It is also believed that the Lilla Aboriginal community was evacuated as a precaution earlier today.
The resort is about 300km southwest of Alice Springs.
This morning Bushfires NT senior fire control officer Geoff Kenna said a relatively small fire saw resort guests evacuated to a safe area from about 4.30am until 7am this morning.
"The resort did ask the people to evacuate their rooms and assemble at an assembly point," Mr Kenna said.
"The fire had been reported by campers at Kings Canyon," he said.
There are a number of other blazes in the area burning.
Mr Kenna said Lurita Road, which leads to the Watarrka National Park where King's Canyon is located, had been cut off by fire.Alice Springs has been experiencing several days of hot, windy conditions, and lightning strikes have been causing fires.
Every day so far in 2013 has seen a maximum temperature above 40C at Alice Springs, and today the record for the number of consecutive days above 42C was broken.
Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Angeline Prasad said the high temperatures were likely to continue into next week.
The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast maximum temperatures of 43C or 44C in Alice Springs each day until Friday.
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