The TV flashed a banner: "Breaking News, stay tuned." Expecting something of great urgency I stayed tuned. After a little shuffling, Gov. Gary Herbert stepped up to the podium. He had a worried and fearful look on his face and in his demeanor. What could possibly be so dire?
The governor, in a posture of insecurity, said that Utah is having fires and the danger is high.
He deferred the decision that was about to be made to State Forester Dick Buehler, as if to distance himself from the responsibility.