Every fall firefighters must demonstrate fitness readiness by completing an annual Task Performance Test. The test consists of several componets simulating common tasks that are encountered on a structure fire. The test is performed in full turnouts while wearing an SCBA (compressed air) and must be completed in 4 minutes and 4 seconds. Park City […]

Dryer Safety Tips Don’t use the dryer without a lint filter Clean the filter after each load Have proper metal venting Clean your vent every 3 months Don’t overload the dryer Turn off the dryer when you leave home or go to bed

· An average of 9,000 wildfires are started by lightning each year. · An average of 29 people per year die as a result of strikes. · Lightning may strike as far 10 miles away from rain

Firework Safety Fun Fact: Water boils at 212 F, wood burns at 575 F, glass melts at 900 F, SPARKLERS burn at between 1200 F and 2000 F! Sparklers account for over 25% of firework related emergency room visits. Approximately 16,000 reported fires are started by fireworks annually. While you and your loved ones are […]

FREE Summit County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, April 27, at the Canyons Cabriolet parking lot. One of our primary goals is to keep toxic chemicals and heavy metals out of our environment. When toxic materials like mercury, lead, and pesticides end up in the landfill they leach into the ground and into […]