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Posted on: June 27, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Firework and Fire Restrictions - Updated June 29

Firework and campfire season is upon us. The City wants everyone to have a fun and safe summer. Please exercise caution and make sure to follow all federal, state, and local laws.

Fireworks can be lit July 1 – 7, July 21 – 27, December 31, and Chinese New Year’s Eve.

Because of excess fire danger, City Council recently voted to ban fireworks in the following subdivisions and areas of Highland: Beacon Hills Subdivision, Bull River Subdivision and drainage areas, Chamberry Fields Subdivision, Country French Subdivision, Dry Creek Highland Subdivision and drainage areas, Hidden Oaks Subdivision, Highland Glen Park, Highland Hills Subdivision, Highland Hollow and drainage areas, Highland Oaks, Hunter Ridge Subdivision, Mercer Hollow Subdivision, Mouth of Am. Fork Canyon, Skye Estates, Sterling Pointe, Sunset Mountain Properties, View Point Subdivision, and Westfield Cove Subdivision. See the attached map (updated June 29).

City Council also voted to ban any open fires in the City except for those that are in landscaped yards in a private residence with a hose or fire extinguisher nearby.

The Utah State Forester has banned fireworks and open fires except in improved campgrounds, picnic areas, or home sites where running water is present. This applies to all unincorporated private and state lands in Utah county. Visit https://www.utahfireinfo.gov/ for more information on this.

If you suspect a violation of fire or firework laws in terms of day, time, location, type of firework, etc. please call dispatch at 801-794-3970.
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