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Emergency preparedness is ingrained in the Utah culture.  A recent study found that 78-percent of families have a 72 hour emergency kit.  While we may be more prepared than other places…our population is expected to grow by 2.5 million in the next 35 years.


We’re getting further into our wildfire season as summer heats up. Fires can start from both lightning and human causes, but did you know that rockfalls sometimes cause wildfires too? Check out our “Glad You Asked” article on what ignition source started Utah’s July 2012 Lighthouse Fire in Range Creek, Emery County.

View the article HERE.