Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Dec
13
2017
Engine deployed to CA Wildfires

From Sunday December 3, 2017 through Saturday December 9, 2017 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 290 emergency calls for service:

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Dec
11
2017
Engine 7 in line of Apparatus

On Sunday December 10, 2017, the Task Force our Yuma Fire Department personnel are part of completed their assignment on the “Creek” fire near Sylmar, CA. and they have been reassigned to the “Thomas” fire burning near Ventura, CA. They had been working on the Creek Fire since arriving in the area last Tuesday evening. They have been working 24 hour shifts patrolling for and extinguishing hot spots in their assigned area. At last report the Creek fire has burned over 15,000 acres and is 95% contained.

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Dec
5
2017
Equipment Being Loaded on Engine

On Tuesday December 5, 2017, at about 1:30pm the Yuma Fire Department received a mutual aid request regarding a Task Force deployment to the “Creek” fire burning in the Angeles National Forest, near San Fernando, CA. Within the next hour an Engine and four YFD personnel left Yuma to meet with other members of the Imperial Valley Task Force.

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Dec
5
2017
Vehicle Extrication Training at the PSTF

From Sunday November 26, 2017 through Saturday December 2, 2017 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 297 emergency calls for service:

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