Paul Hewitt

Local News Hour - May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017

Summit County Council member Doug Clyde will be in to talk about last nights meeting - followed by The Kids Adventure Games founder Billy Mattison. We'll talk to him about this years event at Park City Mountain Resort and Park City Fire Chief, Paul Hewitt is coming in to talk the about measures their taking to help firefighters deal with the pressures of their work. Wrapping up the hour have Electric Bike Association, Advocacy Adviser Charlie Gandy to talk about Park City's ebike program.

Local News Hour - February 24, 2017

Feb 24, 2017

It was a busy morning on The Local News Hour!  It started with Park City Fire District Chief Paul Hewitt talking about the snowy roads and how to protect yourself and your home with all the new snowfall.  Then Park City Mayor Jack Thomas and Assistant City Manager Matt Dias talk about proposed legislation regarding short-term, nightly rentals (AirBnB, VRBO) that could prevent the city from banning those rentals altogether.  (Right now there are several neighborhoods in Park City that don't allow them.)   And then... drum roll...

Local News Hour - December 21, 2106

Dec 21, 2016

Park City Victim Advocate Malena Stevens will give us an update on their program. Then we have Summit County Clerk Kent Jones to talk about business licenses. After Kent is Park City Youth Services Librarian Katrina Kmak to talk about library events for kids during the holidays and rounding up our hour we’ll have PC Fire chief Paul Hewitt and Fire Prevention specialist Jerry Gomez to tell us how to be safe during the holidays.

Green Light for Fireworks this 4th in Park City

Jun 30, 2016

So far, so good for fireworks this 4th of July in Park City.    Fire officials say the recent rain has doused the chances for a fireworks ban this weekend.  But they still have words of caution.  Lynn Ware Peek has more: 

Since 2013, the Park City Fire District has taken steps to make its 10 buildings more energy efficient.  Now, with a grant awarded to the fire district by Rocky Mountain Power's Blue Sky program, it can further those goals.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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.

Christmas celebrations are in full swing, but the Park City Fire District is advising you to be careful, so the merriment isn't interrupted by a major blaze. Rick Brough has more.

Looking back over the past year, Park City Fire District Chief Paul Hewitt said they've made strides on acquiring resources to serve the public and deal with emergencies. Rick Brough has more.

Lynn Ware Peek

Firefighters battled the Rockport fire overnight and calm conditions this morning allowed crews to work on hot spots. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this update.