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

 
Kayla Holiman Selected as Fire Marshal
Kayla Holiman Selected as Fire Marshal

Kayla has served as Interim Fire Marshal since May of this year following the retirement of Kent Thompson. Kayla is also the City of Yuma's first female Fire Marshal. Continued... 11/14/2014

Residential Fire West Augusta Drive

On Thursday November 13, 2014 just before 11:00pm, smoke was reported to be coming from a residence on Augusta Drive. Firefighters quickly knocked down and extinguished the fire. Continued... 11/14/2014

Fire House Facts & Household Poisoning
Fire House Facts & Household Poisoning

From Sunday November 2, 2014 through Saturday November 8, 2014, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 238 emergency calls for service. Continued... 11/13/2014

Fire House Facts & Traffic Safety
Fire House Facts & Traffic Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday October 26, 2014 through Saturday November 1, 2014 and traffic safety tips. Continued... 11/06/2014

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Upcoming City Events

 
November 27 11th Annual North End Thanksgiving Feast

There is no cost to enjoy a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings plus dessert. All children age 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM More ...

29 Frozen Fun for Youth

Do you like the movie Frozen? Come sing the songs, and make crafts inspired by the characters! 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM More ...

29 Ken & Betty Borland's Holiday Pageant & Tower Lighting

Each year on the Saturday following Thanksgiving, the Caballeros de Yuma usher in the holiday season with a pageant at Desert Stadium that culminates with the lighting of the Yuma Friendship Tower. 6:30 PM More ...

December 1 Yoga in the Park (Session II)

Are you interested in learning yoga? Join us for our Yoga in the Park as you learn how to combine physical posture, breathing exercises, relaxation, and meditation. (12/01/2014 thru 12/22/2014) 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM More ...

1 Tiny Tots Christmas Mini Session

Give your toddlers something fun to do this winter! (12/01/2014 thru 12/18/2014) 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM More ...

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