Due to the current and forecasted conditions of extremely dry weather and increasing temperatures the follow restrictions for the use of fireworks have been ordered. These orders are effective immediately and shall remain through July 31, 2013. The affected areas are as follows:
All areas North of Highway 89 and East of 1200 East
All areas South of Highway ... (Full Story & Photos)
The term "Recreational Fire" is the burning of materials other than rubbish with the total fuel area 3 feet or less in diameter and 2 feet or less in height used for pleasure, religious, ceremonial, or cooking purposes. Recreational fires do not require a permit but must be extinguished at the request of fire officials if they are deemed a nuisance.
Governor Gary Herbert to briefing guests: "we want the word out--if you start a fire, you will pay for it. #utah #ut #woodhollowfire"
Fires are expensive to suppress - in the tens of thousands of dollars for a small one, and in the millions for a large fire. While there are no current special restrictions, it may be worth considering the cost if you do cause a fire - accidental or not.... (Full Story & Photos)
New Residential Open Burning Regulations
Burn Permit Application
Open burning is a source of air pollution that is regulated by the Utah Division of Air Quality (DAQ). There are statewide rules in place that regulate open burning activities.Recent modifications to these rules change the open burn periods and include a statewide requirement to obtain a DAQ Online Open Burn Permit Application prior ... (Full Story)