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 Monsoon Awareness

From Sunday July 12, 2015 through Saturday July 18, 2015, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 211 emergency calls for service. Continued... 07/22/2015

Fire House Facts and Hydration Tips
Fire House Facts and Hydration Tips

From Sunday July 5, 2015 through Saturday July 11, 2015, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 227 emergency calls for service. Continued... 07/15/2015

Fire House Facts and River and Lake Safety Information

From Sunday June 28, 2015 through Saturday July 4, 2015, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 248 emergency calls for service. Continued... 07/09/2015

Fire at ADOT Yard (Sprinkler Save)

On Wednesday, July 1, 2015 just after 8:30 pm, the smell of smoke was reported in the 2100 block of east Gila Ridge Road. Smoke was found to be coming from a garage in the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) yard. Continued... 07/02/2015

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Upcoming City Events

 
August 4 Twinkle Toes (Session III)

Young dancers will experiment and explore their movement and rhythm through music. A short recital will be presented for family and friends during the last class of each session. Simple costumes may be requested. No special shoes required. (08/04/2015 thru 09/08/2015) 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM More ...

8 Indoor Swap Meet (August)

This is your last chance to get a great deal this summer! 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM More ...

September 18 The ASA Men's 16" Class A National Championship Comes BACK to Yuma!

Over 30 teams from Nevada, New Mexico, California, Iowa, Illinois and Arizona (including Yuma) are expected to participate. (09/18/2015 thru 09/20/2015) 5:00 PM More ...

October 10 Household Hazardous Waste Collection

This collection event is the safest way to dispose of household hazardous waste products and takes place four times a year. 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM More ...

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