Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Jun
1
2016
6th Avenue Shed Fire

Shed Fire and Live Downed Power Lines

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May
31
2016

On Sunday May 29, 2016, just after 10:30 pm, a fire was reported in an apartment at 200 South 7th Avenue. Yuma Fire Department personnel arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the apartment, with reports that an elderly tenant was unaccounted for and may have been inside. Firefighters entered the apartment and did a search that confirmed there was no one home. The fire was quickly knocked down with fire damage contained to the bedroom and contents where the fire was located. The living room of the apartment also sustained smoke damage.

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May
27
2016
Emergency Medical Services Week

Sunday May 15, 2016 through Saturday May 21, 2016, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 287 emergency calls for service.

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May
27
2016

Sunday May 8, 2016 through Saturday May 14, 2016, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 253 emergency calls for service.

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