NOTICE – FIRE RESTRICTION ORDER EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Pursuant to a Resolution Issuing a Fire Restriction Order adopted by the City Council July 2, 2013, Milford City Council hereby orders a necessary fire restriction until further notice.
Whereas, the State Forester has stated all unincorporated private and state land within the State of Utah are under a fire restriction, and;
Whereas, due to the current and forecasted weather conditions coupled with the extremely dry conditions within Milford City, the local Fire Officials have determined that measure must be taken to prevent costly and damaging fires within Milford City Limits.
The following prohibitions take affect June 28, 2016:
· Setting, building and maintaining, attending or using open fires of any kind, except within the facilities provided for them in an improved campground, picnic area or permanently improved place such as outside fire pits, grills, etc.
· Discharging or using any fireworks are banned within the Milford City Limits with the exception of the 4th and 24th of July. Fireworks may be discharged only on these two days within the designated area at the Pavilion Park and recreation complex area located between 100 West and 300 West and 400 North.
· Cutting, welding, or grinding metals in areas of dry vegetation.
EXEMPTIONS: Persons with permits specifically authorizing the prohibited act, or any State, Local Fire Officer, firefighting forces, and City Employees in the performance of an official duty are exempted from the above prohibitions.
PENALTY: Violation of the above prohibited acts is punishable as a Class B Misdemeanor.
This order will remain in affect until further notice.