Utah State Fire Marshal’s Office Shares Campfire Safety Tips
Nothing says summer like a trip to the great outdoors and enjoying some time around a campfire.
But with officials expecting an “above average” season for wildfire activity, and a recent increase in human-caused fires, the Utah State Fire Marshal’s Office is sharing some campfire safety tips.
UNBELIEVABLE. Bountiful resident finds abandoned campfire burning at the exact location where a similar abandoned fire ended up burning homes and forcing evacuations last year. Campfires in this area are illegal and very dangerous! pic.twitter.com/ZcuSOXnBhe
— Utah Fire Info (@UtahWildfire) June 3, 2020
Get more info about preventing wildfires here: https://utahfireinfo.gov/prevention/
Campfires Can Result in Burn Injuries
In this article from University of Utah Health, one man shares the story of burn injuries he received when lighting a campfire.