Second consecutive weekend of youth camps seek to spark interest in firefighting as a...

ATTENTION: News Desk contact Audra Sorensen for interview times AUDRA SORENSEN: 801-349-7954 This weekend, Salt Lake City Fire Department (SLC Fire) will hold the second installment of its 2018 day-long, firefighting youth-camp series. Last week (Camp Athena) hosted young women;...

Salt Lake Firefighters Join the Efforts to Battle the Pole Creek Fire

ATTENTION: News Desk / Assignment Editors MEDIA HOTLINE: 801-550-0121 INCIDENT TYPE: Wild Fire Deployment LOCATION: Salt Lake City Salt Lake City firefighters joined with firefighters from Draper, West Valley and Unified Fire to assist with the Pole Creek Fire in Juab County. Each...

Halloween Safety

Planning ahead can help make this Halloween a fire-safe holiday. The Salt Lake City Fire Department suggests taking simple fire safety precautions, like making sure fabrics for costumes and decorative materials are flame-resistant. During the five-year-period of 2006-2010, the National Fire...

Transportation shuts down due to natural gas leak south of Grand America

ATTENTION: News Desk / Assignment Editors MEDIA HOTLINE: 801-550-0121 INCIDENT TYPE: Natural Gas Leak/HazMat LOCATION: 500 S. Main Street, Salt Lake City At 9:05 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17, Salt Lake City Fire Department responded to a natural gas leak, reportedly at 600 S....

3rd Alarm Fire at Seasons Apartment Complex

ATTENTION: News Desk / Assignment Editors MEDIA HOTLINE: 801-550-0121 INCIDENT TYPE: Fire LOCATION: 1620 W Snow Queen Place At 02:06 on August 8th, the Salt Lake City Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 1620 West Snow Queen Place. The initial...

Salt Lake City Firefighters Join Utah Effort to Fight California Wildfires

ATTENTION: News Desk / Assignment Editors MEDIA HOTLINE: 801-550-0121 Salt Lake City — Eleven firefighters from Salt Lake City Fire Department leave for California tomorrow morning, taking with them one Type 1 engine and two Type 6 engines, to join the...

Salt Lake City Fire knocks down a potentially devastating fire near the Utah State...

ATTENTION: News Desk / Assignment Editors MEDIA HOTLINE: 801-550-0121 INCIDENT TYPE: Outdoor Brush Fire LOCATION: 690 N. Columbus St., Head of the Ensign Peak Trail, North of Utah St. Capitol Another Utah wildfire sparked today, this time north of the Utah State...

2 Alarm Commercial Fire

ATTENTION: News Desk / Assignment Editors MEDIA HOTLINE: 801-550-0121 INCIDENT TYPE: Commercial Fire LOCATION: 120 S West Temple At 0430 on July 8, 2018, the Salt Lake City Fire Department responded to a fire at 120 S. West Temple. Crews were...

Wildfire Erupts Near Federal Heights

ATTENTION: News Desk / Assignment Editors MEDIA HOTLINE: 801-550-0121 INCIDENT TYPE: Large Outdoor Grass Fire LOCATION: Federal Heights area, north of Huntsman Cancer Institute (2000 E. Circle of Hope Drive) At 1:33 a.m. on Friday, July 5, 48 Salt Lake City firefighters responded...

What you need to know about fireworks in Salt Lake City this year

Salt Lake City – Due to dry weather, wildfires and legislative decisions firework restrictions are stricter this year. Those who violate the restrictions may face a $1,000 for failure to comply. Salt Lake City Fire Department has been working to...