Yuma, Arizona - The City of Yuma is joining a nationwide effort to raise awareness about the crucial need for investment in water infrastructure, here and across the nation.

Yuma, Arizona - The week of October 8th thru the 14th is Fire Prevention Week nationwide and also has been proclaimed here in Yuma by Mayor Douglas Nicholls. Observation of Fire Prevention Week began Tuesday evening (October 10th) with the highlighting of advances in fire prevention by Fire Marshal Kayla Holiman, reading of the Fire Prevention Week Proclamation by Deputy Mayor Gary Knight, and special recognitions of several City of Yuma fire personnel and others.

]Yuma, Arizona - On Saturday, at approximately 7:05 p.m. the Yuma Police Department responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian collision in the 2200 block of South Avenue C.

Yuma, Arizona - Last night, just before 10:00 pm, a fire was reported in the 300 block of Main Street. Arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found the fire to actually be in the 400 block, with heavy smoke and flames coming from a two story residence at 441 South Main Street. Both stories were on fire with flames coming through the roof of the building. Firefighters worked to contain and extinguish the fire, with fire crews remaining on the scene through the night on “Fire Watch” dealing with hot spots and flare-ups.

Yuma, Arizona - Following successful tests and City Council approval, the City of Yuma’s Public Works department is preparing to replace the City’s approximately 7,000 street lights with energy-efficient LED lighting. The City invites you to learn more about the transition by attending any one of three upcoming open house meetings.