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Jan
3
2018
YFD

On Tuesday January 2, 2018, just after 2:30 pm, the Yuma Fire Department responded to a report of a person with burn injuries. YFD personnel found a male with significant burn injuries from a fire that had occurred in his kitchen. The patient was treated and transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center.

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Jan
2
2018
San Carlos Hotel Sprinkler Save

On Monday January 1, 2018, shortly after midnight, a fire was reported on the 5th floor of the San Carlos Hotel, 106 East 1st Street. Arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found light smoke in the hallway of the 5th floor. Further investigation found there had been a fire in one of the apartments and that it had been extinguished by the fire suppression sprinkler head that had activated. Firefighters confirmed the fire was out and stopped the flow of water from the sprinkler head.

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