Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Aug
17
2015

On Sunday August 17, 2015 just before 3:00 pm the Yuma Fire Department received a mutual aid request regarding a Strike Team deployment to the “Walker Fire” burning near Yosemite National Park.

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Aug
13
2015

From Sunday August 2, 2015 through Saturday August 8, 2015, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 244 emergency calls for service

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Aug
6
2015

From Sunday July 26, 2015 through Saturday August 1, 2015, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 228 emergency calls for service.

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Aug
3
2015
2015 Drowning Impact Awareness Month Proclamation

August was proclaimed “Drowning Impact Awareness Month” in the City of Yuma by Mayor Douglas J. Nicholls. This proclamation was also being made for the State of Arizona by Gov. Douglas A. Ducey.  The purpose is to raise awareness of the number of cases and the impact of child drowning in Arizona. Even though Arizona is considered a desert state, on average, drowning incidents take the lives of the equivalent of a classroom full of children. Children 4 years old and younger are in the highest risk group.

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