Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Dec
19
2017
Garcia, Lohman, Mendivil, and Huizar

The four City of Yuma Fire Department Firefighters sent to the California wildfires completed their two week deployment yesterday and have arrived back in Yuma. They were part of an Imperial Valley Task Force response to a mutual aid request back on December 5th. The Task Force itself remained in place at the “Thomas” fire with four additional YFD Firefighters leaving Yuma yesterday, arriving last night to take the place of those who came home.

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Dec
19
2017
Training at the PSTF

From Sunday December 10, 2017 through Saturday December 16, 2017 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 336 emergency calls for service:

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Dec
13
2017
Engine deployed to CA Wildfires

From Sunday December 3, 2017 through Saturday December 9, 2017 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 290 emergency calls for service:

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Dec
11
2017
Engine 7 in line of Apparatus

On Sunday December 10, 2017, the Task Force our Yuma Fire Department personnel are part of completed their assignment on the “Creek” fire near Sylmar, CA. and they have been reassigned to the “Thomas” fire burning near Ventura, CA. They had been working on the Creek Fire since arriving in the area last Tuesday evening. They have been working 24 hour shifts patrolling for and extinguishing hot spots in their assigned area. At last report the Creek fire has burned over 15,000 acres and is 95% contained.

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