🌱 Firefighters Prepare For Wildfire Season + Speed Enforcement

Hi all. I’m here with your Wednesday edition of the Salt Lake City Daily, full of everything you need to know about what’s happening locally. Enjoy…

First, today’s weather:

Mostly sunny and very warm. High: 91 Low: 69.

Here are the top three stories today in Salt Lake City:

  1. Salt Lake City firefighters have transitioned into wildfire response mode as the city enters into the holiday fire season. Fire trucks will now carry wildfire helmets, goggles, and fire shelters. The department is concerned about dry grassy areas outside of city neighborhoods in the avenues. (KSL.com)
  2. The Salt Lake City Police Department’s speed enforcement campaign has resulted in 96 citations. The department also gave out 22 warnings while stopping 122 drivers. The department primarily focused on routes leading in and out of Salt Lake City. (KUTV2News)
  3. A truck crash blocked the westbound Interstate 80 ramp on Monday. The ramp was completely closed to traffic for multiple hours as the dump truck was removed. Crews also removed the spilled asphalt from the crash site. Only minor injuries were reported during the incident. (FOX 13 News Utah)

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From my notebook:

  • US National Weather Service Salt Lake City Utah reports that the area will likely experience monsoon moisture throughout the week. Click for the full weather forecast. (US National Weather Service Salt Lake City Utah via Facebook)
  • The Utah Symphony will be hosting Stewart Copeland during its first Deer Valley Music Festival concert on July 1. Copeland is one of the most influential drummers of all time and is best known as the drummer of The Police. (Utah Symphony via Facebook)
  • Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) reports that Passenger numbers are about 85 percent of where they were in 2019. The airport is recovering at a healthy pace. Click to plan your next trip! (Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) via Facebook)

Alrighty, you’re all good for today. See you all tomorrow for another update!

β€” Sean Peek

About me: Sean Peek is a writer and entrepreneur with a degree in English Literature from Weber State University. Over the years, he has worked as a copywriter, editor, SEO specialist, and marketing director for various digital media companies. He currently co-owns and operates content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.

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