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Oct
12
2017
Come to the Open House

From Sunday October 1, 2017 through Saturday October 7, 2017 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 264 emergency calls for service:

 

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Oct
12
2017
Sparky and Elise Wonders!

October 8-14 is National Fire Prevention Week. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there were over 501,500 residential fires in 2015. Are you and your family ready to react if there is a fire in your home? What would you do? Your children practice fire drills in school every month. They know what to do when the fire alarm goes off at school, but that does not mean they know what to do at home.

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Oct
12
2017
Missing TIC

On September 12, 2017 Yuma Fire Department personnel were on a residential fire response in the George Bell Avenue area. In the course of working on that fire scene a Thermal Imaging Camera (TIC) became separated from a firefighter’s gear. A search of the area was not able to locate the camera and no one has turned it in to authorities. A report has been made with the Yuma Police Department.

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Oct
11
2017
Retroreflective tape is being installed around the borders of traffic signal backplates.

Drivers around several Yuma intersections near schools may notice – more easily – the traffic signal heads above them. This is due to the City employing a safety measure proven to reduce crashes by 15 percent.

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