As summer kicks into full swing, we need to be cautious of lightning strikes. Every thunderstorm produces lightning, which kills more people each year than tornadoes or hurricanes. The Red Cross has a list of safety precautions you need to take when it comes to being safe from the lightning.
All natural products can be a healthy option, but are they always safe to use?
A Utah Group is working to promote gun safety and safety storage to protect Utah's Youth. Bulletproof Kids, a campaign co-sponsored by the Utah Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Utah Parents Against Gun Violence, is working to build public awareness on safe gun storage on the web, through public service announcements and through the distribution of posters, fliers, and stickers with their message to doctors offices, hospitals, schools, and gun organizations.
High fire danger season here in Utah has lived up to its name. A rash of house fires have affected more than 10 families. Richard Woodruff, the director of communication for the American Red Cross of Utah, says the Red Cross is well prepared to help assist families affected by events like these.
Summer is here and that means outdoor adventure season is underway. Chances are, you may need some first aid for whatever is on your schedule. Kayleen Wilson from Ogden Clinic helps out.
"Somebody could've taken those kids, and we would've never seen them again," said Paul Kenner, whose wife found the three children.
The American Red Cross has launched a new national campaign to reduce the drowning rate by 50 percent in 50 cities over the next three days. Red Cross Director of Communications Rich Woodruff shares more on how to be safe.
The entire west is at risk of wildfires, and that should be a reminder to all of us to be on alert.
Utah Red Cross Director of Communications Rich Woodruff discusses the many duties of his organization, including some that people may not know about.
Salt Lake International Airport says 11 airplanes were struck by lightning Wednesday which caused a handful of delays.