Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Oct
12
2018
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We would like to get the message out that parents need to talk about fire safety with their children. There is no reason for children to have matches or lighters in their possession, or access to them in their home. Curiosity about fire is normal, so it is all that much more important to teach your children fire is a serious thing, and not a toy.

 

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Oct
11
2018
Storm Damage

From Sunday September 30, 2018 through Saturday October 6, 2018 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 406 emergency calls for service:

 

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Oct
11
2018
Kitchen Fire

U.S. Fire Departments responded to an estimated annual average of 156,600 cooking-related fires between 2007-2011, resulting in 400 civilian deaths, 5,080 civilian injuries and $853 million in direct damage.

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Oct
10
2018
of the years

The week of October 7th thru the 13th is Fire Prevention Week nationwide and also has been proclaimed here in Yuma by Mayor Douglas Nicholls. Observation of Fire Prevention Week included a Tuesday (October 9th) night event that included the reading of the proclamation by Mayor Nicholls, with the highlighting of advances in fire prevention by Fire Marshal Kayla Holiman and special recognitions of several City of Yuma Fire personnel.

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