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 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

Fire House Facts & Fireworks Safety
Fire House Facts & Fireworks Safety

From Sunday June 21, 2015 through Saturday June 27, 2015, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 224 emergency calls for service. Continued... 07/02/2015

Upgrade to Help Heart Patients

System sends cardiac data from ambulance direct to hospital's cardiac cath lab. Continued... 06/26/2015

Fire House Facts and Tips for a Safe 4th of July
Fire House Facts and Tips for a Safe 4th of July

Fire House Facts for Sunday June 14, 2015 through Saturday June 20, 2015 and Tips for 4th of July Safety Continued... 06/24/2015

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Upcoming City Events

 
July 4 4th of July All American BBQ & Fireworks Spectacular!

First annual City of Yuma All American BBQ & Fireworks Spectacular inside the beautiful Desert Sun Stadium/Ray Kroc Sports Complex! 4:00 PM More ...

6 Kids Kayak (Session II)

Explore parts of the river you've never seen before! (07/06/2015 thru 07/09/2015) 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM More ...

6 Yoga in the Park (Session IV)

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. (07/06/2015 thru 07/27/2015) 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM More ...

6 Duct Tape Dynasty

Don't buy those cool duct tape wallets - learn to make them yourself! (07/06/2015 thru 07/09/2015) 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM More ...

6 Summer Tiny Tots (Session III)

Give your toddlers something fun to do this sping! (07/06/2015 thru 07/16/2015) 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM More ...

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