Due to current and forecasted weather conditions coupled with the extremely dry conditions in northeastern Utah, the State Forester, in consultation with the Daggett County Commission, has determined that measures must be taken to prevent the ignition of forest and rangeland fires. Fire danger is extreme; therefore, pursuant to Utah State Law, Section 65A-8-212, the following acts are prohibited in the areas described below until rescinded by the Utah State Forester:
1.1. Discharging or using any kind of fireworks, tracer ammunition or other pyrotechnic devices including exploding targets.
The following persons are exempted from the above prohibitions:
1.1. Persons with a permit or waiver specifically authorizing a specified act at a specific location.
2.2. Any on-duty firefighter in the performance of an official duty.
Area Description: All unincorporated private and all state lands within Daggett County. This order does not affect private lands within incorporated towns or city limits. Any of the above acts is a violation of state law and is punishable by up to 6 months in jail and a fine of up to $1,000. These restrictions will be enforced by county law enforcement.
Effective Date: 12:01 a.m., 21st of July, 2023
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