The job of the county Fire Wardens is to work with federal agencies and local fire departments to coordinate the suppression effort.
The Division of Forestry, Fire & State Lands manages, sustains and strengthens Utah’s forests, rangelands, sovereign lands and watersheds for its citizens and visitors.
Debris and agricultural burning is a major cause of wildfires every year in Utah. Most people never intend to start a wildfire, but unsafe burning practices can produce disastrous results. Anyone wishing to open burn between June 1st and October 31st must first obtain a permit from the Fire Warden.