Yuma, Arizona - This time of year, periods of warmer weather can be followed by high winds and even storms. When storms happen, the Yuma Fire Department will normally respond to a variety of related calls for blown transformers, lines down, poles on fire, etc. This is not an uncommon occurrence during rain/wind storms and Yuma residents are asked to use extra caution when these events occur.

Yuma, Arizona - This morning, just before 12:30 am, a trailer was reported on fire at the Colorado Street Trailer Park, 1980 West Colorado Street. Arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found a travel trailer with heavy smoke and flames coming from it. Firefighters quickly knocked down the fire, preventing it from spreading to other structures.

Yuma, Arizona - The City of Yuma Police Department conducted an Impaired Driving Enforcement detail From Friday, Dec. 29th, 2017 through Monday, Jan. 1st, 2018.  This detail was conducted with assistance from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.  The focus of the detail was to apprehend impaired drivers and discourage others from driving while impaired.

Yuma, Arizona - On Tuesday, just after 2:30 pm, the Yuma Fire Department responded to a report of a person with burn injuries. YFD personnel found a male with significant burn injuries from a fire that had occurred in his kitchen. The patient was treated and transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center.

Yuma, Arizona - On Monday, shortly after midnight, a fire was reported on the 5th floor of the San Carlos Hotel, 106 East 1st Street. Arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found light smoke in the hallway of the 5th floor. Further investigation found there had been a fire in one of the apartments and that it had been extinguished by the fire suppression sprinkler head that had activated. Firefighters confirmed the fire was out and stopped the flow of water from the sprinkler head.