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Mar
27
2018
Colorado River Water Rescue

On Tuesday March 27, 2018, just after 2:00 pm a person was reported to be struggling to stay afloat in the Colorado River under the Ocean to Ocean Bridge. Yuma Fire Department personnel arrived to find a 75 year old male holding onto vegetation on the north side of the river trying to stay above water. A YFD Firefighter assigned to the first arriving unit quickly put on water rescue gear, entered the water and was able to bring the person safely to the south shore at Gateway Park within minutes of their arrival.

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Mar
23
2018

A weekly list of City projects or encroachment permits authorized by the City of Yuma affecting busy streets.

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Mar
22
2018
Rattlesnake

From Sunday March 11, 2018 through Saturday March 17, 2018 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 271 emergency calls for service:

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Mar
20
2018
Forklift Fire

On Tuesday March 20, 2018, shortly after 5:00 am, a forklift was reported to be on fire at Taylor Farms, 4375 East Gila Ridge Road. Yuma Fire Department personnel arrived to find flames coming from a propane powered forklift and a nearby 1000 gallon propane storage tank. The fire was contained and the tanks cooled until the propane burned off and the fires were extinguished.

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