Commercial Fire in the 2000 block of South 4th Avenue

Yuma, Arizona - On Thursday, just after 11:30 pm, a fire was reported at a commercial building in the 2000 block of South 4th Avenue. Arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found flames coming from the roof and doors of a large building located at 2098 South 4th Avenue.  Firefighters worked to contain the fire and prevent the spread of fire to other nearby businesses (Sound Depot occupies the same lot) and homes.

Armed Robbery Chevron 500 E. 32nd Street

Yuma, Arizona - Today, at approximately 8:35 a.m., officers responded to the Chevron located at 500 E. 32nd Street in reference to an armed robbery.

AWC is Hosting Summer Science Camp for Ages 14 and Up

Yuma, Arizona - Join AWC for a week of spectacular fun and learning activities as we explore through STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) at AWC’s Summer Science Camp. Students will learn exciting and innovative ways to get hands-on experience with important science, technology, and engineering (STEM) concepts.

Warm Weather 101

Yuma, Arizona - The warm weather is definitely on its way and water recreation is on a lot of “to do” lists. Make sure that safety is at the top of that list! With temperatures on the rise, water recreation might be on your mind. The Yuma area has lots of great opportunities. Please remember that in natural waterways things change, sometimes very quickly. Here are a few tips to help you to more safely enjoy Yuma’s natural water recreation opportunities.

Shed Fire 1900 block of 6th Avenue

Yuma, Arizona - On Tuesday, just before 4:30 pm, a fire was reported in the 1900 block of 6th Avenue. Yuma Fire Department personnel arrived to find a large shed at 1927 South 6th Avenue completely on fire, with fire extending to a second nearby shed. Firefighters began the work to contain and extinguish the fire but their efforts were hampered due to live high voltage electrical wires down in the yard.