Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Aug
27
2018
Emergency Landing

On Monday August 27, 2018, at approximately 10:40 am, a report was received of an aircraft making an emergency landing at the Yuma County Fairgrounds, 2520 East 32nd Street. Emergency personnel from the Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma Fire Department, and the Yuma Police Department responded and found a small civilian plane had come down short of the airport runway.

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Aug
21
2018
Colorado River

From Sunday August 12, 2018 through Saturday August 18, 2018 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 287 emergency calls for service:

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Aug
20
2018
Fire Suppression Sprinkler Head

On Saturday August 18, 2018, just after 8:20 pm, a fire was reported in an apartment in the Housing Authority City of Yuma (HACY) apartments at 600 South 16th Avenue. Yuma Fire Department personnel arrived to find that a stove top fire had been extinguished by the apartment’s fire suppression sprinkler system. Firefighters shut down the water flow and assisted with clean up.

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Aug
20
2018
1st Ave House Fire

On Friday August 17, 2018, shortly after 8:40 pm, a fire was reported in a vacant house in the 900 block of South 1st Avenue. Upon arrival Yuma Fire Department personnel found heavy smoke and flames coming from a small house. Firefighters were able to confirm the house was vacant and quickly extinguished the fire before it spread to any other structures.

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