SALT LAKE CITY (Aug. 5, 2014) – Gov. Herbert is monitoring local incidents this morning in various parts of the state including the flooding of approximately 100 homes in Carbon County, flooding in Emery County and the landslide in North Salt Lake.
The Governor's Office and the Dept. of Public Safety are in close communication with local government and public safety officials in the affected counties. We do not have any requests for assistance from the state at this time.
Gov. Herbert expresses his support for those affected and offers his thanks for first responders, volunteers and other officials involved in the damage assessments and cleanup.
We remind residents and those in neighboring, unaffected areas it is essential to keep affected areas clear of unnecessary traffic to allow local first responders to perform their duties.