Paul Hewitt

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.