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 Water Recreation Safety

From Sunday May 17, 2015 through Saturday May 23, 2015, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 250 emergency calls for service. Continued... 05/28/2015

EMS Week (Day Five): Injury Prevention for Seniors

According to the Center for Disease Control, more than one third of adults 65 and older fall each year in the United States, and among older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury death. Continued... 05/22/2015

EMS Week (Day Four): Emergency Vehicle Response

Every day, drivers of emergency vehicles are confronted with the challenge of travelling to an emergency scene as safely and quickly as possible. This can be achieved easier and safer with the cooperation of the public. Continued... 05/21/2015

Fire House Facts & Driving Safety

From Sunday May 10, 2015 through Saturday May 16, 2015, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 238 emergency calls for service. Continued... 05/21/2015

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Upcoming City Events

 
May 30 Yuma Territorial Gun Show

Hunter's come get your last minute supplies for the season! (05/30/2015 thru 05/31/2015) 9:00 AM More ...

30 Family Fish Fiesta

Take up a reel sportů. Fishing! Gather your family and drown some worms together during quality time at the Family Fish Fiesta! 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM More ...

June 1 Flag Football Clinic: Session I (June)

This no-tackle version of American football makes being active so much fun! (06/01/2015 thru 06/11/2015) 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM More ...

1 Yoga in the Park (Session III)

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. (06/01/2015 thru 06/22/2015) 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM More ...

1 Soccer Clinic: Session I (June)

This summer improve and develop new skills to bring your soccer game to the next level. (06/01/2015 thru 06/11/2015) 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM More ...

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