Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Sep
17
2019
Power Lines Down

From Sunday September 8, 2019 through Saturday September 14, 2019 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 317 emergency calls for service:

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Sep
13
2019
Storm Damage

From Sunday September 1, 2019 through Saturday September 7, 2019 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 283 emergency calls for service:

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Sep
10
2019
9/11 Memorial

Since the first anniversary of the terrorist attacks on 9/11/2001, a special tribute has been made to the Firefighters who died that day. At Yuma Fire Department Station #2, 3284 South Avenue A, 343 flags are placed on the lawn along Avenue A. One flag for each of the 343 Firefighters that gave their lives in the collapse of the towers of the World Trade Center while attempting to rescue those injured and trapped in the initial attacks.

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Sep
5
2019
TRT Training Recognition

At last night’s City Council meeting 4 members of the Yuma Fire Department were recognized for their recent completion of Technical Rescue training. Fire Captain Alvin Luedtke, Fire Engineer Aaron Wonders, Firefighter David Padilla Jr., and Firefighter Justin Zahn attended the intense 200 hour training program made possible with the assistance of grant funding in cooperation with the Southern Arizona Regional Technical Rescue Group (SARTRG).

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