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

 
Partial Roof Collapse During Rain Storm

On Tuesday, September 9, 2014, shortly after 10:00 a.m., the Yuma Fire Department was called to the 2600 block of E. 24th Street for a report of water flowing through a sprinkler system at International Paper. Continued... 09/09/2014

9/11 Recognition
9/11 Recognition

For each of the last 12 years, on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks on 9/11/2001, a special tribute has been made to the firefighters that died that day. Continued... 09/09/2014

Fire House Facts and National Preparedness Month

Fire House Facts for Sunday August 24, 2014 through Saturday August 30, 2014 and National Preparedness Month. Continued... 09/03/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips on BBQ Grill Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday August 17, 2014 through Saturday August 23, 2014 and Tips on BBQ Grill Safety. Continued... 08/27/2014

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Upcoming City Events

 
September 20 8th Annual Hip Hop Dance Festival & Show

Young female hip-hop dance leaping in the air. Yuma's own Tricia Miranda and several other master dancers & choreographers in the Hip Hop industry will perform on stage! 7:00 PM More ...

20 Wedding & Quinceañera Expo

Wedding and Quinceañera ExpoShop dozens of vendors and meet them face to face. You'll find everything you need in one day, in one place: Jewelers, fashion trends, hair & make-up, caterers, photographers, dj's, decorators, event planners, venues and more! 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM More ...

25 Talent Show Presented by Achieve Human Services

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October 11 Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Collection of household hazardous waste items.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 ...

25 Rock & Roll Paint-A-Thon!

Paint brush resting on paint can filled with yellow paint.Volunteers are needed to paint houses for low income elderly and disabled individuals. Free t-shirts for volunteers while supplies last. 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM More ...

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