Matches and lighters are “Tools” and not “Toys”

Yuma, Arizona - Every year, kids look forward to vacation time. Of course this year has been way different, but with kids off from school and maybe with less supervision as parents return to work, that is a safety concern. In the past, children playing with fire have caused some serious damage and since schools closed some fires were reported to have been started by juveniles.

City to offer drive-in movies

Yuma, Arizona - Responding to community demand raised during recent health restrictions, the City of Yuma will begin offering drive-in movies this weekend, with the intent to hold them through the summer.

Memorial Day DUI Detail 2020

Yuma, Arizona - The City of Yuma Police Department is conducting an impaired driving detail on Friday, May 22nd, on Saturday, May 23rd, on Sunday, May 24th, and on Monday, May 25th, 2020. Additional officers will be used to rove city streets looking to stop and arrest drivers who are impaired by alcohol or drugs. These DUI patrols, in addition to regularly scheduled patrol officers, are all looking for the signs of an impaired driver behind the wheel.

Emergency Vehicle Response Safety

Yuma, Arizona - Every day, drivers of emergency vehicles are confronted with the challenge of travelling to an emergency scene as safely and quickly as possible. The Yuma Fire Department strives to respond to every emergency as quickly as possible.

Injury Prevention for Seniors

Yuma, Arizona - According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than one third of adults 65 and older fall each year in the United States, and among older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury death. This could be something as simple as tripping in a parking lot or more serious incidents, like falling from a ladder or roof.