Emergency Alerts

Emergency Alerts That Impact Library Buildings & Communities in Utah

Let’s keep Utah libraries and communities safe. The Utah Library Association will post relevant information regarding fire, earthquakes, and severe weather that may impact Utah’s libraries. We will let you know if there are specific things that ULA members can do to help libraries that are in danger.

ALA LibGuide: Library Disaster & Response


Utah’s 2021 fire season could cost hundreds of millions to fight and burn a record amount of land if predictions hold. This year is one of the driest years on record and over 90 percent of the state is experiencing extreme drought. Gov. Spencer Cox said this 2021’s fire season, which normally runs from June 1 to Oct. 31, has the potential to be one of the worst ever seen (Salt Lake Tribune 6/12/2021). 

Helper City Library

Address: 19 S. Main Street, Helper, UT 84526

Concern: The Bear Fire is approximately two miles away from the Helper City Library.

Fire Incident Info: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7530/

6/26/21: https://utahfireinfo.gov/2021/06/26/bear-fire-update-june-26-2021/