Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Sep
28
2017
River Fire

From Sunday September 17, 2017 through Saturday September 23, 2017 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 251 emergency calls for service:

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Sep
21
2017
9-11 Ceremony

From Sunday September 10, 2017 through Saturday September 16, 2017 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 288 emergency calls for service:

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Sep
19
2017
Sprinkler Save


On Monday September 18, 2017, shortly after 9:30 pm, an alarm was reported indicating a fire sprinkler activation at the Candlewood Suites Hotel, 2036 East Avenue 3E. Arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found the building being evacuated, with light smoke and water flowing from a room on the hotel’s second floor. It was determined that there had been a stove top fire and it had been extinguished by the fire sprinkler system. Firefighters confirmed the fire was out and it had not spread beyond the area of the stove.

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Sep
19
2017
Sprinkler Save

On Monday September 18, 2017, just after 1:00 am, an alarm was reported indicating a fire sprinkler activation at the Alsco facility, 3231 South Florence Lane. Yuma Fire Department and Marine Corps Air Station Fire Department personnel arrived to find heavy smoke in the building. Entry was made to the facility and it was found that a fire had occurred involving several large bags (approx. 250 lbs. each) of restaurant linen products. The fire had been contained and extinguished by the fire sprinkler system.

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