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 for Monsoon Season

Fire House Facts for Sunday August 3, 2014 through Saturday August 9, 2014 and Tips for Monsoon Season. Continued... 08/13/2014

Fire House Facts and the ABC's of Drowning Prevention

Fire House Facts Sunday July 27, 2014 through Saturday August 2, 2014 and the ABC's of Drowing Prevention. Continued... 08/07/2014

City Fills Two Senior Staff Positions With Heads of Fire, HR Departments

With Wednesday's announcement of a new chief of the Yuma Fire Department, the City of Yuma is back to having leadership positions filled for all its departments. Continued... 08/07/2014

Arson in the 100 Block of South 10th Avenue

On Saturday, August 2, 2014 at about 1:34 a.m. Yuma Fire Department personnel and Yuma Police Officers responded to a report of a residential fire in the 100 block of South 10th Avenue. Arriving personnel found heavy smoke and flames coming from the home. Continued... 08/04/2014

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Upcoming City Events

August 19 Painting for Creativity (Session VII)

Boy painting self-portraitA guided class designed to help children experience, play, and enjoy painting on canvas. (08/19/2014 thru 09/09/2014) 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM More ...

22 Celebrate the Heat on Yuma's Main Street

Tons of fun for the whole family! Enjoy LIVE music, grab a slice of watermelon, or chill out in the "frozen playground." There will be jumpers, water slides, face painting and more!! 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM More ...

22 Tweens Craft Night (Session III)

ss-79075390-artSupplies-w200Just for Tweens! A whole lot of crafting going on! We provide project supplies, tools, glitter, gems, music and snacks. Tweens can craft the night away. 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM More ...

22 Rock the Desert - A Back to School Bash

PR2009-0004-guitarCloseUpKCFY's got a great way to kick off the new school year this August. It's Rock the Desert - A Back To School Bash. 7:00 PM More ...

23 "Bull's Eye Bound" into Archery

ss-71881216-archeryTargetReady! Aim! Bull's Eye!!! This introduction to the sport of International style archery is safe, informative, and fun. 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM More ...

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