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July 15, 2019

We made this community risk reduction video as a reminder of the consequences of playing with fire. It is our responsibility as a community to not only learn from these unfortunate events, but to help prevent them through education. Unfortunately this fire was caused by the illegal/improper use of fireworks during a Red Flag warning. It is on us as neighbors to identify unwise behaviors and help educate.
Over the past decade or so, our “Fire Season” has been trending deeper into the fall/winter months. It is important to understand and practice fire safety not only during summer months, but throughout the year as well. Please help in spreading the word by reposting. —————————————
Red Flag criteria occurs whenever a geographical area has been in a dry spell for a week or two, or for a shorter period , if before spring green-up or after fall color, and the National Fire Danger Rating System (NFDRS) is high to extreme and the following forecast weather parameters are forecasted to be met:

1) A sustained wind average 15 mph or greater

2) Relative humidity less than or equal to 25 percent

3) A temperature of greater than 75 degrees F

In Utah, dry lightning and unstable air are criteria. A Fire Weather Watch may be issued prior to the Red Flag Warning.

May 7, 2019

UFA is Utah’s largest fire agency with 680 employees serving over 400,000 residents in nine cities and five townships in Salt Lake County and Utah County along with all the unincorporated areas of Salt Lake County. The UFA staffs 17 engine companies (11 four handed and 6 three handed), seven ladder companies (all four handed), […]

February 16, 2016

With the poor air quality we see a rise in respiratory distress calls. Recommendations from health officials are to stay indoors, exsecise indoors, go to higher elevations. It should be […]

February 9, 2016

Unified Fire Authority station 104 welcomed the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind Preschool students. They learned about fire safety, toured the firehouse, met Captain Cutter and sprayed the […]

February 5, 2016

Unified Police Department and Chick-fil-a in Taylorsville held a fundraiser on February 5th for fallen Officer Barney. Thank you for allowing UFA to be part of the effort! 

July 16, 2015

The family pet dog was suffereing from smoke inhalation. Our crews gave the dog some oxegyn therapy and are happy to report that the dog and and family and well and safe.