Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


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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Jul
24
2015
Amanda Aguirre, CEO of RCFBH, and YFD Battalion Chief Mike Walton, Chairman of the YCFOA Training Committee

Amanda Aguirre spoke at the monthly meeting of the Yuma County Fire Officers Association (YCFOA), held Thursday in Somerton, and was recognized for the contributions the Regional Center for Border Health, Inc. has been making to health care in our area. The Center is providing funding to train twelve (12) area Paramedics from nine (9) response agencies serving our region.

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Jul
16
2015

From Sunday July 5, 2015 through Saturday July 11, 2015, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 227 emergency calls for service.

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Jul
9
2015

From Sunday June 28, 2015 through Saturday July 4, 2015, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 248 emergency calls for service.

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