Statewide fire restrictions in effect

Posted at 11:41 AM, Jun 14, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-14 13:44:15-04

Statewide fire restrictions have been put into effect for all state and federal lands, as well as unincorporated private lands, in Utah starting Thursday, June 14.

According to a press release, the following acts have been prohibited:

1. Setting, building, maintaining, attending or using open fires of any kind, except campfires built within the facilities provided for them in improved campgrounds, picnic areas or permanently improved places of habitation.

2. Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site or while stopped in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared to mineral soil.

3. Discharging, or using any kind of fireworks, tracer ammunition or other pyrotechnic devices.

For all the information on the restrictions, visit Utah Fire Info.