Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Sep
14
2017
Tent with poles on power lines

From Sunday September 3, 2017 through Saturday September 9, 2017 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 309 emergency calls for service:

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Sep
7
2017
9-11 Recognitions

Since the first anniversary of the terrorist attacks on 9/11/2001, a special tribute has been made to the Firefighters who died that day. At Yuma Fire Department Station #2, 3284 S. Avenue A, 343 flags are placed on the lawn along Avenue A. One flag for each of the 343 Firefighters that gave their lives in the collapse of the towers of the World Trade Center while attempting to rescue those injured and trapped in the initial attacks.

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Sep
7
2017
Storm Damage

From Sunday August 27, 2017 through Saturday September 2, 2017 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 311 emergency calls for service:

 

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Sep
5
2017
2nd Ave Apt Fire

On Tuesday September 5, 2017, just after 1:00 am, a fire was reported in the 400 block of South 2nd Avenue. First arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found a two story apartment building at 406 South 2nd Avenue with heavy flames and smoke coming from both stories of the structure. In addition, the fire had spread to a single story home to the south. Firefighting efforts were able to knock down the flames after approximately two hours.

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