Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Aug
30
2018
RV Fire

On Thursday August 30, 2018, at about 10:30 am, a recreational vehicle was reported to be on fire in the 1100 block of South Myrtle Avenue. Yuma Fire Department personnel arrived to find heavy smoke and fire coming from a motorhome in a dirt lot at the south end of Myrtle Avenue. Firefighters secured a water supply and quickly extinguished the fire before it could spread to any surrounding structures.

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Aug
29
2018
Marcus Pool

From Sunday August 19, 2018 through Saturday August 25, 2018 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 306 emergency calls for service:

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Aug
27
2018
Emergency Landing

On Monday August 27, 2018, at approximately 10:40 am, a report was received of an aircraft making an emergency landing at the Yuma County Fairgrounds, 2520 East 32nd Street. Emergency personnel from the Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma Fire Department, and the Yuma Police Department responded and found a small civilian plane had come down short of the airport runway.

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Aug
21
2018
Colorado River

From Sunday August 12, 2018 through Saturday August 18, 2018 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 287 emergency calls for service:

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