Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Sep
21
2017
9-11 Ceremony

From Sunday September 10, 2017 through Saturday September 16, 2017 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 288 emergency calls for service:

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Sep
19
2017
Sprinkler Save


On Monday September 18, 2017, shortly after 9:30 pm, an alarm was reported indicating a fire sprinkler activation at the Candlewood Suites Hotel, 2036 East Avenue 3E. Arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found the building being evacuated, with light smoke and water flowing from a room on the hotel’s second floor. It was determined that there had been a stove top fire and it had been extinguished by the fire sprinkler system. Firefighters confirmed the fire was out and it had not spread beyond the area of the stove.

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Sep
19
2017
Sprinkler Save

On Monday September 18, 2017, just after 1:00 am, an alarm was reported indicating a fire sprinkler activation at the Alsco facility, 3231 South Florence Lane. Yuma Fire Department and Marine Corps Air Station Fire Department personnel arrived to find heavy smoke in the building. Entry was made to the facility and it was found that a fire had occurred involving several large bags (approx. 250 lbs. each) of restaurant linen products. The fire had been contained and extinguished by the fire sprinkler system.

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Sep
15
2017
Fire Fighter Cadet Recruitment

Firefighter Cadet Open Recruitment, September 15-20. Normally EMT and Firefighter Certifications are required to apply for the Yuma Fire Department, but for this short time only the following are required:

*A high school diploma or a GED

*A valid Driver's License and a good driving record

*Be at least 18 years of age

Applications will only be accepted September 15-20, for more information go to:

http://www.yumaaz.gov/…/professional-servi…/recruitment.html

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