Morgan County Wildland Fire Information
(Mon-Thur) 7:00am to 6:00pm
Office - (801)845-4052
After Hours - (801)829-2048
Fire Warden (801)820-2048
Fire Marshal (801)829-2027
Fire Chief (801)845-4048
ALWAYS REMEMBER WHEN BURNING
Check the weather
If wind is in the forecast, do not proceed with your burn.
Put in any needed fuel breaks
Fuel Breaks are strips or blocks of vegetation that have been altered to slow or control a fire.
Debris should be out in the open
Not near structures or under trees that may catch fire.
Have a water supply available
5 gallon bucket of water and charged garden hose or 5-pound Fire extinguisher works well.
When your ready to start your burn notify dispatch
Weber Dispatch 24 hrs 7 days a week Non Emergency number (801) 629-8221
Calling Dispatch will notify the closed Fire Department you’re starting to burn
You may take every precaution but… unforeseen events do accrue. Like unforeseen wind events or a sparks floating in the air and landing in an area you did not want it to. If your fire escapes stay calm and call 911. This will get help heading your way. Take precautions in suppressing or controlling your fire thinking safety first. If you gain control back you can always cancel the fire department response.
You cannot burn trash, paper, oil, tires, wooden pallets or construction material. Also the use of burn barrels are no long allowed.
You must tend to the fire at all times.
You must be sure the fire is out and cold to the touch before leaving it.
You may be liable for suppression costs if your fire escapes control and damages other property.
Pile Burning must meet size requirements for small burn pile shown below.