wildfire http://kpcw.org en Wildfire Preperation Fair http://kpcw.org/post/wildfire-preperation-fair <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Although the wildlife season is drawing to a close, a Wildfire Preparedness Fair this weekend, sponsored by Park &nbsp;City, Summit County and the Park City Fire District, drew a steady stream of local visitors. Rick Brough&nbsp;has more.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 22:49:35 +0000 Rick Brough 5185 at http://kpcw.org Wildfire Preperation Fair Rockport Reservoir Saves The Day http://kpcw.org/post/rockport-reservoir-saves-day <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If there's a wildfire, the best possible scenario would be to have a lake full of water a mile away - with free dipping privileges. As KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports - that's been the case with the Rockport Fire.</span></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 20:50:31 +0000 Leslie Thatcher 3161 at http://kpcw.org Rockport Reservoir Saves The Day Fire Aftermath http://kpcw.org/post/fire-aftermath <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Rockport Fire was reported at 90% containment Monday morning. But even last week, at the height of the blaze, Summit County officials said they needed to think about the aftermath. Rick </span>Brough<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has more.</span></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 20:27:43 +0000 Rick Brough 3158 at http://kpcw.org Fire Aftermath Prelude To A Fire Started Days Before http://kpcw.org/post/prelude-fire-started-days <p>The blazed that started Tuesday in the Rockport Estates area is the worst fire that Summit County has seen in years. But Local Emergency personnel might understandably think that the opening act started this weekend.</p><p>In the prior days, the County's Fire Warden and firefighters have been busy responding to a rash of small fires in eastern Summit County - mostly lightning caused. Rick Brough has more.</p><p></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 00:34:38 +0000 Rick Brough 3063 at http://kpcw.org Prelude To A Fire Started Days Before Evacuation Holdout Asks For Escort To Safety http://kpcw.org/post/evacuation-holdout-asks-escort-safety <p>A Bridge Hollow resident who has refused to evacuate since the Rockport fire started Tuesday apparently had had enough and asked for a police escort down the hill today. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.</p><p></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 00:07:27 +0000 Leslie Thatcher 3062 at http://kpcw.org Evacuation Holdout Asks For Escort To Safety