UPDATE: Earlier tonight we asked for assistance with the search for the missing youth in Pine Valley. We're pleased to announce to cancel assistance for tomorrow morning. A positive ID was reported in Washington County of him and BCSO no longer feels he is located in our area. Thanks to everyone for helping us. - July 26th, 2018 at 10:23 PM
With improved weather conditions and moderate fire danger indices, Fire Management Officer Brett Ostler of Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands has issued an order resinding the fire restrictions that were put in place on July 2nd, 2018 for all unincorporated areas of Beaver, Garfield, Iron, Kane, and Washington counties. This order does not rescind the restrictions intitiated on June 1st, 2018.
St. George News recently wrote an article warning of some popular phone scams that claim you owe the IRS or have an outstanding warrant. The Beaver County Sheriff's Office is sorry to say that we have had victims in Beaver County. Our office, nor any legitimate law enforcement agency will ever call you on the phone to advise you to pay a warrant. Please don’t fall prey to this.
As of July 1st, 2018 the United States Forest Service implemented Stage I Fire Restrictions within the exterior boundries of Fishlake Nation Forest. These restrictions allow for campfires within campgrounds with a designated metal ring. They also allow for propane/liqued fuel stoves for cooking outside of designated campgrounds, although campfires and charcoal are prohibited.