Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Jan
5
2018
Mobile Home Fire

From Sunday December 24, 2017 through Saturday December 30, 2017 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 300 emergency calls for service:

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Jan
4
2018
Colorado Street Trailer Fire

On Thursday January 4, 2018, just before 12:30 am, a trailer was reported on fire at the Colorado Street Trailer Park, 1980 West Colorado Street. Arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found a travel trailer with heavy smoke and flames coming from it. Firefighters quickly knocked down the fire, preventing it from spreading to other structures.

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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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