Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Jun
26
2018
Trailer Fire

On Tuesday June 26, 201, shortly after 7:00 am, a trailer was reported to be on fire in the 1900 block of South 3rd Avenue. First arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found heavy smoke and flames coming from a trailer located in a trailer park at 1925 South 3rd Avenue. Firefighters were able to quickly bring the fire under control and keep it from spreading to other nearby trailers.

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Jun
18
2018
Prevent Wildfires

From Sunday June 10, 2018 through Saturday June 16, 2018 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 251 emergency calls for service

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Jun
14
2018
Yuma FD

On Thursday June 14, 2018, just after 7:40 am, a fire was reported just south of Palm View Rehabilitation and Care, 2222 South Avenue A. Yuma Fire Department personnel arrived to find heavy smoke coming from an underground electrical vault next to a power pole. Arizona Public Service (APS) personnel shut down the power to the vault and Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire.

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Jun
14
2018
Near Drowning Incident

On Wednesday June 13, 2018, at about 7:30 pm, a near drowning incident was reported at Gateway Park on the Colorado River under the Ocean to Ocean bridge. Yume Fire Department personnel arrived to find a woman and her 3 year old daughter both out of the water and in good condition.

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