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Oct
11
2017
Retroreflective tape is being installed around the borders of traffic signal backplates.

Drivers around several Yuma intersections near schools may notice – more easily – the traffic signal heads above them. This is due to the City employing a safety measure proven to reduce crashes by 15 percent.

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Oct
11
2017

The City and the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area are teaming up to restore additional areas in Yuma’s West Wetlands, but to get the most out of a grant helping to fund that project, both are asking for a little bit of your time on Saturday morning.

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Oct
11
2017
Of the Year Award Winners

The week of October 8th thru the 14th is Fire Prevention Week nationwide and also has been proclaimed here in Yuma by Mayor Douglas Nicholls. Observation of Fire Prevention Week began Tuesday evening (October 10th) with the highlighting of advances in fire prevention by Fire Marshal Kayla Holiman, reading of the Fire Prevention Week Proclamation by Deputy Mayor Gary Knight, and special recognitions of several City of Yuma fire personnel and others.

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Oct
11
2017
Main st House Fire

On Tuesday October 10th, just before 10:00 pm, a fire was reported in the 300 block of Main Street. Arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found the fire to actually be in the 400 block, with heavy smoke and flames coming from a two story residence at 441 South Main Street. Both stories were on fire with flames coming through the roof of the building. Firefighters worked to contain and extinguish the fire, with fire crews remaining on the scene through the night on “Fire Watch” dealing with hot spots and flare-ups.

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