It's About Public Safety

The Fire Department exists to instill a sense of safety, security, and pride in those we serve through professional emergency intervention, education and prevention services.

The Essentials
The Essentials

Customer service. For the overwhelming majority of our calls for service our customers measure us against the following standards Continued...

20th Century and Beyond
20th Century and Beyond

A little on the history of the department from the early 1900's to today and beyond. Continued...

Early History
Early History

The early history of the Yuma Fire Department reads more like a chapter of fiction than real facts. Up until the year 1897, the village of Yuma was without a means to fight fire. Continued...

Family Disaster Plan And Personal Survival Guide
Family Disaster Plan And Personal Survival Guide

This step-by-step guide for personal and family emergency preparedness from the Yuma Fire Department shows what you and your family can do BEFORE a natural disaster strikes. (PDF) Continued...

Close up of Ocotillo bloom. Image courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Recent News

Commercial Building Fire/Sprinkler System Save

On Wednesday December 18, 2014, shortly after 10:00pm, a water flow alarm was received, indicating the fire sprinkler system had activated in a commercial building located at 475 West 32nd Street. Continued... 12/18/2014

Fire House Facts & Tips on Reporting Suspicious Behavior

From Sunday December 7, 2014 through Saturday December 13, 2014, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 247 emergency calls for service. Continued... 12/17/2014

Apartment Fire West 19th Street

On Tuesday December 17, 2014, shortly after 10:00pm smoke was reported coming from an apartment in the 2200 block of West 19th Street. Arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found a fire burning inside an apartment in the Fairmount Apartments. Continued... 12/17/2014

House Fire in the 3400 Block of Avenue A

On Friday December 12, 2014, just after 10:30 a.m., a house was reported to be on fire in the 3400 block of Avenue A. Yuma Fire Department personnel arrived to find heavy smoke and flames coming from the house at 1182 West 34th Place. Continued... 12/12/2014

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Upcoming City Events

December 20 Yuma Territorial Holiday Gun Show

Join us for a Holiday Gun Show! Get Christmas gifts for the hunter in your family, and enter to win one of our free raffle prizes! (12/20/2014 thru 12/21/2014) 9:00 AM More ...

20 "Discovery" December Canoe Trip

Discover the mightly Colorado River, enjoy a canoe trip and learn something new! 10:00 AM More ...

22 (EXTENDED) Deadline for Neighborhood Leadership Academy Applications

Residents are invited to apply for the most detailed program the City offers to learn about different departments of the organization while touring City facilities and related amenities such as a fire station, Yuma Art Center and Historic Downtown Yuma. 5:00 PM More ...

26 Christmas Tree Recycling

The City of Yuma and Yuma County are once again offering drop-off sites for those who wish to safely dispose of their natural Christmas trees. (12/26/2014 thru 01/30/2015) More ...

29 Winter Break Scrapbooking

Three day scrapbooking frenzy! Kids will make an album uniquely their own. (12/29/2014 thru 12/31/2014) 1:00 PM - 4:45 PM More ...

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