The City of Yakima Fire Department held a pedal car raffle from the beginning of the State Fair in September until December 15th 2015. The winner of the pedal car, Patch Lewis in turn donated the car to the YWCA for the kids Christmas. Representatives from Camp Prime Time, Executive Director, Cec Anson; Charter member, … Read More

FACTS ABOUT FIRE: Understanding how fire can kill without warning

Fire is FAST! There is little time! In less than 30 seconds a small flame can get completely out of control and turn into a major fire. It only takes minutes for thick black smoke to fill a house. In minutes, a house can be engulfed in flames. If you wake up to a fire, … Read More

Be a Fire Hydrant Hero

With all the recent snow, we have noticed that there are some hydrants that are not accessible. Please help us out and clear the space around the hydrant on your property so we can access it if there is an emergency. A fire that is burning in a building doubles at least every minute. If … Read More

Help Put a Freeze on Winter Fires

Did You know that home fires occur more in the winter months than any other season with heating equipment involved in 1 of every 6 reported home fires and 1 in every 5 home fire deaths?

Cold Weather Tip – Protect Your Family from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

  With the colder mornings upon us in Yakima, Carbon Monoxide becomes more of an issue since your doors and windows are shut to stay warm. Unfortunately 150+ people die on average each year from consumer product-related carbon monoxide. Knowledge and awareness are the keys to protecting your family. Safety Tips Have your home heating systems (including … Read More