By Liz Wood 

Fire season hits Carbon County


After an unusually wet spring and summer, low humidity and strong winds have brought the fire season warning to Carbon County.

A red flag warning was issued for Monday by the National Weather Service. According to the National Weather Service, a red flag warning means that critical fire conditions are either occurring now … or will shortly.

Temperatures warmed into the 80s over the weekend and Monday, and frequent wind gusts of 35 to 45 miles per hours were common Monday afternoon.

Temperatures are expected to be in the mid-70s to 80s through the week, but the winds are expected to be at...

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