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  • Rain Cools Colo. Wildfires While Others Grow

    Associated Press
    Posted: July 5th, 2012

    More than a dozen wildfires in the West continued chewing through bone-dry pine and brush as firefighters working through the holiday kept a nervous eye for fireworks and other hazards.

  • On The Job: Utah

    Posted: November 30th, 2011

    On Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, a two-alarm fire destroyed the Provo Latter-Day Saints Tabernacle, considered a “historic treasure,” in Provo, UT. Investigators determined the fire was unintentional and likely was caused by a heat source placed too close to combustible materials. The loss was estimated at $15 million.

  • Three Utah Firefighters Injured Testing Newly-Acquired Truck

    Posted: November 17th, 2011

    Two Farmington firefighters have been released but one remained hospitalized Thursday morning after their fire truck rolled down an embankment during a training exercise the previous night, according to The Salt Lake Tribune.The incident occurred around 9 p.m. Wednesday as the firefighters took turns driving the department's newly-acquired truck along the rugged Fire Break Road in the foothills east of Farmington and Centerville.

  • Services Set for Utah Fire Marshal

    Posted: August 30th, 2011

    A South Davis Metro Fire Agency marshal died on Sunday from injuries he sustained during a training exercise on Friday, according to The Deseret News.Fire Marshal Steve Cox, 55, was participating in the fitness test when he complained of breathing issues and was treated at the scene.He was transported to Lakeview Hospital and later became...

  • Utah Firefighters Rescue Boy From Chimney

    Posted: August 21st, 2011

    An 8-year-old West Valley boy discovered the hard way Friday night that it's best to leave sliding up and down chimneys to Santa Claus. West Valley Police Sgt. Robert Hamilton said the boy disappeared Friday afternoon when his teenage siblings were supposed to be watching him, only to be found hours later trapped inside a chimney in the area of 4300 South and 4800 West, about four blocks from his home.

  • Idaho Technology Issues License to DuPont Qualicon

    Press Release
    Posted: August 5th, 2010

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, (July, 30 2010) - Idaho Technology, Inc. has signed a licensing agreement with E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company acting through its DuPont Qualicon Business covering reagents or methods using SYBR® Green I technology and post-PCR melting curve analysis.