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Salt Lake City Fire Department hosted a heavy rescue competition to strengthen and protect communit...
Shelby Lofton

Salt Lake City Fire hosts inaugural heavy rescue competition for a good cause

Departments from across Utah, Los Angeles, and Orange County met on Salt Lake City Fire's turf to put their heavy rescue skills to the test.
20 days ago
Officials advise property-owners on best fire-safety practices to avoid the spread of summer fires....
Mike Anderson

Weber firefighters gear up for busy season, help homeowners prepare

Weber Fire District officials said they expect an uptick in fires following the recent wet cycle, something they've already been seeing around the state. Firefighters said there are some things you can do to prepare to help prevent fires from damaging your home or cabin.
26 days ago
Canyons sticker...
Katija Stjepovic

Cottonwood Canyons sticker program is underway

Dozens of people lined up Wednesday to get their cars inspected, stickered, and cleared for the canyons ahead of winter and ski season.
9 months ago
An American Red Cross van in Utah....
Karah Brackin

Red Cross urges Utahns get prepared for natural disasters during National Preparedness Month

From ongoing devastation in Hawaii to keeping eyes on the pending storm in Florida, the American Red Cross is staying busy.
11 months ago
Clearing Little Cottonwood Creek...
Jed Boal

Creek clearing is underway in Salt Lake to minimize threat of flooding

Many Utah communities are working proactively to minimize flooding that may happen when the snowmelt runoff really gets going in the next couple of months.
1 year ago
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Tamara Vaifanua

Importance of good hygiene and sanitation after a natural disaster

When we talk about emergency preparedness, a lot of us probably haven’t thought about hygiene and sanitation.
2 years ago
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Tamara Vaifanua, KSL TV

Be Ready Utah: how to prevent potential hazards in your home

You may not realize the number of serious safety hazards lurking around your home, here are ways to prevent these hazards from becoming emergencies.
2 years ago
FILE: Box Elder County wildfire (Image courtesy Utah Fire info)...
Tamara Vaifanua

Want to be better prepared for emergencies? Here’s what Utah Emergency Management suggests

With wildfires, drought, snowstorms, earthquakes, and a pandemic, Utah emergency managers are reminding the public to prepare for any and all types of emergencies. 
2 years ago
Multiple buildings along the Wasatch Front sustained damage after an earthquake near Magna....

Preparedness Is Key To Earthquake Safety

While earthquakes can't be predicted, people can be prepared for them.
5 years ago
Felicia Martinez, KSL TV

Officials Warning Utahns Of Dangers Following Flooding In S. Utah

Thursday's rainfall continued to be a concern for areas affected by Wednesday flooding, and officials are using the incidents to educate the public on flood preparedness.
5 years ago
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Ashley Kewish, KSL TV

Local Emergency Preparedness Company Dealing Influx of Orders Following Earthquakes

The swarm of earthquakes throughout Utah has people on edge, but for one Utah company, it means around the clock business.
5 years ago
Sam Penrod, KSL TV

Firefighters Urge Caution Following String Of Gas-Triggered Explosion

A string of fiery explosions at Utah cabins in recent days has raised red flags for a lot of cabin owners and homeowners worried about gas leaks.
5 years ago
Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Bluffdale Ground Keeps Moving; 139 Earthquakes So Far

BLUFFDALE, Utah — The series of small earthquakes in the south end of the Salt Lake Valley continued Monday with monitoring stations recording several more small tremors. Since the seismic activity started on Feb. 13, there have been 139 earthquakes centered in the Bluffdale area, according to the University of Utah Seismograph Stations. The largest […]
5 years ago
File photo (Photo by Dimas Ardian/Getty Images)...

241 Earthquakes Recorded Across Utah During February

A number of earthquakes have continued to shake Utah, and the latest batch hit Southern Utah. 
5 years ago
Marisa Johnson...
Alex Cabrero, KSL 5 TV

Another Earthquake In Bluffdale Has Nearby Residents Rattled

It was the 106th earthquake in just the past couple of weeks.
5 years ago
A 4.0 magnitude earthquake hit just south of Kanosh Wednesday....

Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Hits Millard County

The US Geological Survey reported a 4.0-magnitude earthquake in Millard County Wednesday. 
5 years ago
Photo: Amy Patton...

Utahns React To Pair Of Earthquakes

Friday morning got off to a shaky start for some residents after a pair of earthquakes rattled Utah County and beyond.
5 years ago
Keith Koper, Director of the University of Utah Seismograph Stations...

Small Quakes Leave Big Impression On Utah Residents

Residents in Bluffdale, South Jordan, Draper, Sandy, Herriman and other surrounding cities didn't get a normal wake-up call Friday morning. 
5 years ago
Tania Mashburn

Utah Man Stuck On Top Of Volcano When Earthquake Strikes Indonesia

A Utah man was stuck on the top of a volcano when a massive earthquake struck an island in Indonesia.
6 years ago

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