Busy fire weekend expected

The upcoming holiday weekend is anticipated to be a busy one for firefighters.

The Fourth of July holiday falls on a Saturday this year and Sweetwater County Fire Warden Mike Bournazian expects people will be lighting fireworks well before the sun sets.

“Every fire department in Sweetwater County expects to be busy all day on the Fourth of July this year as it falls on a Saturday and many folks will already be well into lighting fireworks and other devices that day, long before nightfall,”he said.

Bournazian said fire departments respond to wildland fires caused by fireworks every year, saying...


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