KUTV-Channel 2 reporter Rod Decker has agreed to take the heat June 3 when local celebrities "Roast Rod Decker" to raise funds for the American Lung Association.

The fund-raiser will be held at the Red Lion Inn, 255 S. West Temple at 6:30 p.m.

Celebrity roasters participating in the event will include Gov. Norm Bangerter, KUTV news anchor Randall Carlisle, gubernatorial candidate Merrill Cook, free-lance writer Clifton Jolley, State Democratic Chairman Randy Horiuchi, former governor Scott Matheson, Lt. Governor Val Oveson, Rep. Wayne Owens, D-Utah, and Olene Walker, majority Whip, House of Representatives.

Celebrity waiters for the roast are Karl Larsen, Salt Lake County surveyor; Art Monson, Salt Lake County treasurer; Bob Yeates, Salt Lake County assessor, and David Yocom, Salt Lake County attorney.

KALL Radio personality Tom Barberi will be master of ceremonies for the roast, which is sponsored by AT&T, Hercules and KUTV.

Tickets are $75 per person, or $750 for a table of 10. To purchase tickets, call the American Lung Association, 484-4456.