Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Oct
10
2018
EDITH

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there were over 367,500 residential fires in 2014. 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.

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Oct
10
2018
2019 YFD Open House

Save the date for the City of Yuma Fire Department Open House 2019! The event will be held on January 19th, 2019, at the Public Safety Training Facility - 3575 S Avenue 4E from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. There will be live demonstrations, displays, and tours. More info to come - but mark your calendars - you won't want to miss it!

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Oct
9
2018
Smoke Alarms

2018’s Fire Prevention Week theme is “Look, Listen, Be Aware-Fire can happen anywhere

Fire departments respond regularly to residential smoke alarms sounding, where there are no fires, and residents needing assistance with them. Usually this is just a case of the batteries needing to be replaced, and an alarm the resident is not familiar with. Often this is a late night disturbance for the resident (why does that always seem to happen at 2:00am?) that could have been avoided by regularly changing the batteries.

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Oct
8
2018
YFD Fire Photo

October 7th through the 13th is National Fire Prevention Week.

The 2018 theme for Fire Prevention Week is “Look, Listen, Be Aware-Fire can happen anywhere” reminding us that as Americans we need to take personal responsibility for reducing our risk of fire. To further mark this week, each day we will be highlighting a different aspect of fire prevention.

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