The fire education and mitigation program at the Salt Lake Field Office oversees fire prevention, education, mitigation, public information, and the investigation and recovery of the cost of human-caused fires.
To request a presentation or for more information, please contact Teresa Rigby or Erin Darboven at (801) 977-4300.
Mr. Marvin Cassler, upper right, invited Smokey Bear to his Fourth Grade classroom to supplement his adaptation curriculum. Mr. Cassler works for the Salt Lake Field Office during the summer as a Helitack crew member.
Eighty-six percent of the State's population lives within the field office boundaries. New home and urban development is an intensifying issue. Developments are pushing farther out, creating bedroom communities with limited fire protection.
For more information:
Teresa Rigby Mitigation and Education Specialist (801) 977-4300
Erin Darboven Mitigation and Education Specialist (801) 977-4300
Firewise Landscaping promotes fire resistant designs and planting.