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 Traffic Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday October 12, 2014 through Saturday October 18, 2014 and Tips on Traffic Safety. Continued... 10/22/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips on Fire Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday October 5, 2014 through Saturday October 11, 2014 and Tips on Fire Safety. Continued... 10/16/2014

Fire Prevention Week (Day 5): Children and Fires

We would like to get the message out that parents need talk about fire safety with their children. There is no reason for children to have matches or lighters in their possession, or access to them in their home Continued... 10/10/2014

Fatal Vehicle Versus Residence Collision

On Thursday October 9, 2014, at 1:10 p.m. the Yuma Police Department and Yuma Fire Department responded to 3600 block of south Avenue A for a report of a vehicle that struck a residence and was on fire. Continued... 10/09/2014

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Upcoming City Events

October 23 Forks Over Knives

Forks Over Knives documentary empowers people to live healthier lives by changing the way the world understands nutrition. 6:30 PM More ...

23 Free Bicycle Safety Course

Bicycling is much more than balancing a two wheeled vehicle and making it go forward. Every bicycle rider must know the rules of the road, just as a licensed driver of an automobile should. 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM More ...

24 Parents Night Out!

Have a date night and let us take care of the kiddos! 5:15 PM - 10:30 PM More ...

24 Howl-o-Ween Pet Costume Contest & Fundraiser

Join us for our 4th Annual fundraiser for the Emergency Pet Fund! 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM More ...

25 "Halloween Ball Bash" Men's/Women's Softball Tournament

Bats will be flying at this Halloween Tournament! Competitions start with round robin play followed by championship playoffs. (10/25/2014 thru 10/26/2014) 8:00 AM More ...

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