Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Aug
17
2018
Gateway Park

From Sunday August 5, 2018 through Saturday August 11, 2018 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 273 emergency calls for service:

 

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Aug
16
2018
Drowning Impact Awareness Month

At last night’s City Council meeting August was 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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Aug
15
2018
House Fire

On Tuesday August 14, 2018, shortly before 3:30 pm, a house fire was reported in the 2200 block of west Brook Street. Arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found flames and heavy smoke coming from two homes (2254 and 2258 Brook St.) and a vehicle in the driveway of one of the homes. Firefighters were able to quickly bring the fires under control.

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Aug
15
2018
Water Donation

On Tuesday August 14, 2018, the Yuma Fire Department received a donation of 45 cases of water collected by Firehouse Subs, 2886 South 4th Avenue. YFD personnel were on hand to load the department’s Rehabilitation Vehicle and thank Firehouse Sub’s Catering Manager Tony Rico for the generous donation. The water will be used to keep firefighters, and citizens hydrated on fire scenes and during other emergencies.

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