Yuma Fire Department Press Releases


Jul
19
2019
Hot

From Sunday July 7, 2019 through Saturday July 13, 2019 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 252 emergency calls for service:

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Jul
15
2019
Palmcroft School

On Monday July 15, 2019, just before 11:00 am, a ceiling collapse was reported at Palmcroft Elementary school, 901 West Palmcroft Drive. Arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found that two workmen had been injured when sections of concrete ceiling gave way and fell onto them. The school was not in session and only workmen were in the areas where the collapse occurred. The two workmen were treated at the scene and transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.

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Jul
11
2019
San Carlos Sprinkler save

On Thursday July 11, 2019, at 7:00 am a fire alarm was received from the San Carlos Hotel, 106 East 1st Street. Yuma Fire Department personnel arrived to find the building being evacuated and reports of smoke in the hallway of the 3rd floor. Firefighters found the smoke was coming from room 302 and that a mattress in that room had been on fire. A fire sprinkler head had activated and extinguished the fire. YFD personnel confirmed the fire was out and began the process of removing the smoke and water from the affected floor.

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Jul
10
2019
Yuma Desert Sun

From Sunday June 30, 2019 through Saturday July 6, 2019 the Yuma Fire Department responded to 260 emergency calls for service:

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