Fatal Accident 1300 block of S. 14th Avenue

Yuma, Arizona - On Friday, at about 5:38 p.m., Yuma Police officers responded to a report of a vehicle versus bicycle in the 1300 block of S. 14th Avenue.

House Fire 2200 block of west 16th Place

Yuma, Arizona - Last night, just after 9:40 pm, a possible house fire was reported in the 2200 block of west 16th Place. Arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found a large shed and tree fully on fire in the backyard of 2205 west 16th Place. The fire was beginning to spread to the home. Firefighters were able to quickly knock down the fire. The shed was considered a total loss, with the exterior wall of the home closest to the fire also being damaged.

Yuma Sector Border Patrol asks the public to report suspicious drone activity

Yuma, Arizona - The use of drones to smuggle drugs along the border is on the rise and the Yuma Sector Border Patrol is seeking the public’s help in spotting and reporting them. 

Heating Related Fires - Fire House Facts

Yuma, Arizona - When we experience a “cold” (well Yuma cold) snap like we have this week, people often turn to alternative heating sources. Every year, tens of thousands of heating related fires occur, causing hundreds of deaths. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), from 2012 to 2016 there was an average of more than 52,000 home heating fires per year (15% of all reported home fires), and an average of 490 people lost their lives in those fires.

AWC to host Women in Workforce Facebook Live

Yuma, Arizona - Arizona Western College’s Career and Technical Education Department will be presenting a Women in Workforce Facebook Live event for the community to take part in.