Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Aug
15
2018
House Fire

On Tuesday August 14, 2018, shortly before 3:30 pm, a house fire was reported in the 2200 block of west Brook Street. Arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found flames and heavy smoke coming from two homes (2254 and 2258 Brook St.) and a vehicle in the driveway of one of the homes. Firefighters were able to quickly bring the fires under control.

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Aug
15
2018
Water Donation

On Tuesday August 14, 2018, the Yuma Fire Department received a donation of 45 cases of water collected by Firehouse Subs, 2886 South 4th Avenue. YFD personnel were on hand to load the department’s Rehabilitation Vehicle and thank Firehouse Sub’s Catering Manager Tony Rico for the generous donation. The water will be used to keep firefighters, and citizens hydrated on fire scenes and during other emergencies.

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Aug
8
2018
2017 Monsoon Season

From Sunday July 29, 2018 through Saturday August 4, 2018 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 247 emergency calls for service:

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Aug
7
2018
Ladder 1 at Gas Line Break

On Tuesday August 7, 2018, just after 10:00 am, a broken gas line was reported in the area of the 500 block of West 18th Street. Arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found that a half inch diameter gas line had been broken by a backhoe in the alley between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue just south of 18th Street. A construction crew had been doing work in the alley when the line was hit.

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