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Utah State Fire Marshal’s Office Shares Campfire Safety Tips

Monday June 8, 2020

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.













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.

One Man Learned the Dangers of a Campfire the Hard Way

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Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety
hmkoellner@utah.gov

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