Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Aug
16
2017
Task Force Activation

On Monday, August 14, 2017 at about 11:00pm the Yuma Fire Department received a mutual aid request from CAL Fire regarding a Task Force deployment to the “Mias Fire” burning close to Beaumont, CA. Within the next hour an Engine and four YFD personnel left Yuma to meet with other members of the Imperial Valley Task Force and proceed to the Beaumont area.

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Aug
9
2017
Monsoon Storm Damage

From Sunday July 30, 2017 through Saturday August 5, 2017 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 247 emergency calls for service:

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Aug
1
2017
drowning awareness

From Sunday July 23, 2017 through Saturday July 29, 2017, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 267 emergency calls for service:

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Jul
31
2017
Drowning Impact Awareness Month Proclamation

As July comes to a close, we would like you to know that August has been proclaimed “Drowning Impact Awareness Month” in the City of Yuma by Mayor Douglas J. Nicholls. This proclamation was also being made for the State of Arizona by Gov. Douglas A. Ducey.  The purpose is to raise awareness of the number of cases and the impact of child drowning in Arizona. Even though Arizona is considered a desert state, on average, drowning incidents take the lives of many of our state’s children. Children 4 years old and younger are in the highest risk group.

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