SLC Fire earns national award

ATTENTION: News Desk / Assignment Editors MEDIA HOTLINE: 801-550-0121 INCIDENT TYPE: National Award LOCATION: Public Safety Building 475 S 300 E SLCFD wins a prestigious national award for innovative design. Station 14 received the only gold standard for a career 1 classification....

Trick-or-treating Halloween FunFest

ATTENTION: News Desk / Assignment Editors MEDIA HOTLINE: 801-550-0121 INCIDENT TYPE: PR Event LOCATION: Public Safety Building 475 S 300 E SALT LAKE CITY – Join us tomorrow October 26th for the annual Halloween FunFest event hosted by Salt Lake City Fire,...

Grand Opening of Fire Station #3

ATTENTION: News Desk / Assignment Editors MEDIA HOTLINE: 801-550-0121 LOCATION: 2425 S. 900 E SALT LAKE CITY – On October 10, Salt Lake City Fire Department will dedicate a new station, Station No. 3, making it the only the second fire...

2nd Alarm Fire at Recycling Yard

ATTENTION: News Desk / Assignment Editors MEDIA HOTLINE: 801-550-0121 INCIDENT TYPE: Fire LOCATION: 2950 W 900 S At 13:24 on September 20, 2018, the Salt Lake City Fire Department responded to a report of a small outside fire at 2950 S 900...

High winds quickly shift grass fire in SLC to a grass and structure fire

ATTENTION: News Desk / Assignment Editors MEDIA HOTLINE: 801-550-0121 INCIDENT TYPE: Outdoor Grass Fire and Structure Fire LOCATION: 2000 W. Indiana Ave. Early this evening, Salt Lake City Fire Department battled two fires located at 2000 West, and between 400 and 800...

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...