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 Water Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday July 13, 2014 through Saturday July 19, 2014 and Tips on Water Safety. Continued... 07/23/2014

Kitchen Fire at Restaurant

On Friday July 18, 2014 just before 8:00 a.m., a fire was reported at the Jector'?s restaurant, 252 East 24th Street. Arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found a fire in the wall of the kitchen. Continued... 07/18/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips on Kitchen Fires

Fire House Facts for Sunday July 6, 2014 through Saturday July 12, 2014 and Tips on Kitchen Fires. Continued... 07/16/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips on Storm Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday June 29, 2014 through Saturday July 5, 2014 and Tips on Storm Safety. Continued... 07/07/2014

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Upcoming City Events

July 25 Centennial Mural & Time Capsule Ceremony

logo-Centennial-w200Join us for the unveiling of an eight-panel mural and the sealing of the 75 year time capsule. 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM More ...

25 Tequila Tasting presented by The Hills Restaurant Patio & Bar

Shot glass of tequila, two lime wedges and salt.Refreshing spirits perfectly paired with delicious appetizers. You do not want to miss this event. 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM More ...

26 Summer Movie Mania: The Avengers

Spilled bucket of popcorn. Bring a friend, and even your cape!, in this fourth and final feature of our summer movie series. 2:00 PM More ...

26 3rd Annual Back to School Rodeo

Colored pencilsWe have rounded up all the resources your child needs to prepare for the upcoming school year in a fun and safe environment! For children in pre-k through 8th grade. 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM More ...

28 "Catch the Fire" Archery Camp

ss-71881216-archeryTargetBullseye! Learn archery in air conditioning. (07/28/2014 thru 07/30/2014) 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM More ...

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