Utah County encompasses 2,142 square miles, and is the 14th largest County in the state by size and 2nd by population. Utah County includes 26 cities, over 1 million acres of unincorporated County land, 3 National Forests, 3 Wilderness areas, and various BLM, State, and Military lands. Utah County Fire is proud to offer wildland fire response to all of these areas as well as being a state and national resource for wildland fire response.
Since 2003, Utah County Fire has employed a seasonal work force of 70-80 employees to combat wildfires from April-October. Employees are used to fill needs for multiple positions including our type 2IA handcrew, in-county squad, 3 type 3 engines, 3 type 4 engines, and 2 type 6 engines. As Utah County Fire employees, and wildland firefighters, you will be held to high standards of physical fitness, accountability, and integrity.