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Fire Danger Prompts Gunfire Restrictions in Utah County

Fire Danger Prompts Gunfire Restrictions in Utah County

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(KSL News) For the next month, gunfire is restricted in Utah County. Weapons must be shot at a firing range.

Utah County commissioners placed a temporary ban on firing weapons in unincorporated areas because of increased fire risks. Several recent fires, including one near Lake Mountain, were ignited by gunshots.

Fire Danger Prompts Gunfire Restrictions in Utah County

Those people caught violating the ban will be warned, then cited.

As an alternative, the sheriff's firing range in Thistle is open to the public for free.

Sheriff's Range
Free Shooting

12814 S. Highway 89
Spanish Fork Canyon

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

After July 20
also 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Beginning Saturday the range will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. After July 20 it will also be open Fridays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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