Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Jan
7
2016

From Sunday December 27, 2015 through Saturday January 2, 2016, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 296 emergency calls for service.

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Dec
31
2015

From Sunday December 20, 2015 through Saturday December 26, 2015, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 267 emergency calls for service.

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Dec
30
2015
Smoke Alarm Safety Checks

On Monday December 28, 2015 and Tuesday December 29, 2015, Yuma Fire Department Community Risk Reduction (CRR) personnel teamed with volunteers from the Yuma County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program, walked a central Yuma neighborhood doing smoke alarm safety checks. Each team, consisting of a CRR and a CERT member, went door to door checking with neighbors to confirm they had working smoke alarms.

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Dec
30
2015

On New Year’s Eve, members of the Yuma Fire Department’s Community Risk Reduction (CRR) division will be out performing safety checks to ensure occupancy limits are being observed, and clear exits are being maintained. YFD personnel will be making random checks of properties likely to have larger than normal crowds due to holiday gatherings. Yuma’s Fire Marshal, Kayla Holiman, has asked for businesses to take the proper steps not to exceed occupancy limits and help to protect Yuma’s citizens.

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