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 & Hydration Tips
Fire House Facts & Hydration Tips

From Sunday April 5, 2015 through Saturday April 11, 2015, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 240 emergency calls for service. Continued... 04/15/2015

House Fire South 10th Avenue

On Sunday April 12, 2015, shortly after 4:00am, a fire was reported in the 300 block of South 10th Avenue. Yuma Fire Department personnel arrived to find a large fire at the back of a house located at 361 South 10th Avenue. Continued... 04/13/2015

Fire House Facts and Wildfire Awareness

From Sunday March 29, 2015 through Saturday April 4, 2015, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 232 emergency calls for service. Continued... 04/08/2015

Fire House Facts & Safety Tips for Dealing With Snakes
Fire House Facts & Safety Tips for Dealing With Snakes

From Sunday March 22, 2015 through Saturday March 28, 2015, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 282 emergency calls for service. Continued... 04/01/2015

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Upcoming City Events

 
April 18 Fairy Party

Welcome to Fairyville! Cross the bridge off 2nd Avenue and enter the enchanted realm of Fairies. 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM More ...

18 2015 Big Bucks Budweiser Spring Two Man OTL Softball Tournament

Get out to the ball field and enjoy a fun time with your friends! 8:00 AM More ...

18 ARTbeat 8

ARTbeat is a FREE outdoor, juried Art Show and Sale with an eclectic mixture of recognized and emerging local, regional, and international artists in a variety of artistic mediums and styles. 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM More ...

25 Youth Sports Expo

Come on out and enjoy a full day of fun in the sun! 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM More ...

May 1 Cinco de Mayo Menos Cuatro Block Party

Join us for the first Main Street block party of the summer! 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM More ...

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