Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Jun
14
2018
Yuma FD

On Thursday June 14, 2018, just after 7:40 am, a fire was reported just south of Palm View Rehabilitation and Care, 2222 South Avenue A. Yuma Fire Department personnel arrived to find heavy smoke coming from an underground electrical vault next to a power pole. Arizona Public Service (APS) personnel shut down the power to the vault and Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire.

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Jun
14
2018
Near Drowning Incident

On Wednesday June 13, 2018, at about 7:30 pm, a near drowning incident was reported at Gateway Park on the Colorado River under the Ocean to Ocean bridge. Yume Fire Department personnel arrived to find a woman and her 3 year old daughter both out of the water and in good condition.

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Jun
12
2018
Storm Damage

From Sunday June 3, 2018 through Saturday June 9, 2018  the Yuma Fire Department responded to 276 emergency calls for service:

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Jun
7
2018
House Fire

On Thursday June 7, 2018, just after 10:15 am a fire was reported in the kitchen of a home located at 2136 South 8th Avenue. While on the way, additional information was given that the house was now on fire. Yuma Fire Department personnel arriving on the scene found smoke coming from the home. Firefighters found fire in the kitchen that had extended into the ceiling area above. The fire was quickly contained and extinguished.

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