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

 
Fire House Facts and Tips on Smoke Alarms

Fire House Facts for Sunday January 18, 2015 through Saturday January 24, 2015 and Tips on Smoke Alarms Continued... 01/28/2015

House Fire in the 200 block of South 8th Avenue

On Monday January 26, 2015, just before 5:30 p.m., a house fire was reported in the 200 block of South 8th Avenue. Arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found smoke coming from the residence at 257 South 8th Avenue. Continued... 01/27/2015

Fire House Facts and Tips on Prevention of Injuries Related to Falls

Fire House Facts for Sunday January 11, 2015 through Saturday January 17, 2015 and Tips on Prevention of Injuries Related to Falls Continued... 01/22/2015

Fire House Facts and Tips to Help Stop Arson Crimes

Fire House Facts for Sunday January 4, 2015 through Saturday January 10, 2015 and Tips to Help Stop Arson Crimes Continued... 01/14/2015

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Upcoming City Events

 
January 31 Kids Kakes V: January

Learn the basic techniques of cake decorating and create yummy art pieces. 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM More ...

31 "New Year" January Canoe Trip

Kick start your New Year by getting outside and enjoying the beautiful Colorado River with us! 10:00 AM More ...

February 1 Family Golf: Play the Par-3 Course (Session I)

Families that play together, stay together so grab the kids and tee it up! 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM More ...

2 Neighborhood Clean-Up Week 2

It's that time of year again! Get rid of those unwanted items cluttering up your garage and yard. This week, the City will be collecting in Area 2: West Main Canal to 8th Street and East Main Canal to west City limits. (02/02/2015 thru 02/05/2015) More ...

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