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 Halloween Safety
Fire House Facts and Tips on Halloween Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday October 19, 2014 through Saturday October 25, 2014 and Tips on Halloween Safety. Continued... 10/29/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips on Traffic Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday October 12, 2014 through Saturday October 18, 2014 and Tips on Traffic Safety. Continued... 10/22/2014

Fire House Facts and Tips on Fire Safety

Fire House Facts for Sunday October 5, 2014 through Saturday October 11, 2014 and Tips on Fire Safety. Continued... 10/16/2014

Fire Prevention Week (Day 5): Children and Fires

We would like to get the message out that parents need talk about fire safety with their children. There is no reason for children to have matches or lighters in their possession, or access to them in their home Continued... 10/10/2014

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Upcoming City Events

 
October 31 5th Annual Scary & Safe Trick or Treat

Join us at the Yuma Territorial Prison for this fun night to get "tricks or treats" from "cellmates." (For children 12 and under.) 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM More ...

31 Public Auction - Viewing & Registration

The City of Yuma is holding its annual public auction. Bidders may register today and items will be available for viewing. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM More ...

November 1 Haunted Halloween Teen Canoe Trip

Navigate down the haunted Colorado River, if you dare! 5:00 PM More ...

1 Adapted Aquatics (November 2014)

A structured water exercise program for individuals who are overweight, arthritic, or have a physical/mental disability. Exercises are from the Arthritis Foundation YMCA Aquatics Program. Participants should have an assistant available if needed. (11/01/2014 thru 11/30/2014) More ...

1 A Trebled Path

Presented by Habitat for Humanity, these two pianists have defied the odds and entered into a realm of musicianship that has only been acquired by a rare few. 7:00 PM More ...

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