Police & Fire

Fire danger rises to moderate in Summit County

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — The fire danger level in Summit County has increased to moderate as of Thursday, June 20.

According to Utah Fire Info, moderate conditions could mean that fires in open cured grasslands will burn quickly and spread rapidly on windy days, and timber fires could spread slowly to moderately fast.

Despite this change, there are no active fires or fire restrictions in Summit County at this time, however, the county is encouraging residents to practice FireSense. Find information on wildfire prevention here.

According to Utah Fire Info’s Fire Danger Rating Area map, fire danger in the Wasatch National Forest is currently high, and fire danger in the Salt Lake area is very high. Southeastern Utah, including Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, is currently experiencing extreme fire danger.

Fire danger rating areas via utahfireinfo.gov as of June 25, 2024.

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