Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Oct
12
2017
Come to the Open House

From Sunday October 1, 2017 through Saturday October 7, 2017 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 264 emergency calls for service:

 

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Oct
12
2017
Sparky and Elise Wonders!

October 8-14 is National Fire Prevention Week. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there were over 501,500 residential fires in 2015. Are you and your family ready to react if there is a fire in your home? What would you do? Your children practice fire drills in school every month. They know what to do when the fire alarm goes off at school, but that does not mean they know what to do at home.

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Oct
12
2017
Missing TIC

On September 12, 2017 Yuma Fire Department personnel were on a residential fire response in the George Bell Avenue area. In the course of working on that fire scene a Thermal Imaging Camera (TIC) became separated from a firefighter’s gear. A search of the area was not able to locate the camera and no one has turned it in to authorities. A report has been made with the Yuma Police Department.

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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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