Yuma Fire Department Press Releases
Tuesday October 6th thru Thursday October 8th:
In support of the “Care Enough to Wear Pink” event and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, YFD personnel will be wearing pink duty shirts while on-duty and responding to calls for service.
Thursday October 8th:
United Yuma Fire Fighter’s Association “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” fundraiser at Brewers Restaurant (2331 S. Avenue B) (11 am to 11 pm) to help fight breast cancer through raising awareness and funds for Bridget’s gift, a local charitable organization.
Saturday October 10th (9:00 am till Noon):
YFD Fire Prevention Week Open House at the Public Safety Training Facility (3575 S. Avenue 4E). Come out and meet your local firefighters. Watch live demonstrations of the tools and equipment used on emergency scenes. Demonstrations will include firefighting, rope rescue/rappelling, and other emergency techniques. Firefighting and rescue vehicles will also be on display with YFD personnel on hand to answer your questions.
Fire Prevention Week Day 3 (EDITH)According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there were over 369,500 residential fires in 2013. 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.READ MORE