Fireworks

Happy Nights
3:34 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

Fireworks Ban Might Lift Soon

It's likely that the law restricting open fires and private fireworks in unincorporated Summit County will be lifted soon, due to recent weather conditions. 

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Local News
2:23 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

County Banning Fireworks Until End Of October

A prohibition on private fireworks and open burning in Summit County will come before the County Council at its regular meeting on Wednesday. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
2:05 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Hewitt Talks About This Year's Ban Of Fireworks

Based on the recommendation of Park City fire chief Paul Hewitt, its emergency manager and police chief, the Park City council last week banned the use of personal fireworks. While Hewitt says he's a fan of fireworks, he doesn't think it's worth the risk. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
1:01 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

North Summit Fire Department Keeping Caution For This Year's Fireworks

While Park City has restricted fireworks this year, a ban isn't in effect for cities on the East Side of the county. Although the fire danger isn't considered extreme there, a spokesman for North Summit's fire district is still advising caution. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
5:12 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Don't Speed; Don't Light Firecrackers In Park City

Park City is cracking down - from banning fireworks to enforcing speed limits. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
3:00 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Park City Council Might Ban Fireworks Again This Year

The Park City council today will be considering a ban on fireworks for the July holidays. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Summer Fires
5:20 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Fire Incidents Down But Not Snuffed Out

Originally aired July 26, 2013.  

Summit County deputies are not reporting as many fire incidents as last year, but in recent days they responded to separate reports of recreationists dangerously mis-using firearms - and fireworks. Rick Brough has more.

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