One Person Injured in South 9th Street Fire

Yakima Fire Department (YFD) crews responded to a structure fire last night, Wednesday, May 8th, in the 1000 block of South 9th Street. (It is the practice of the Yakima Fire Department to not release the specific address of a private home involved in a fire or other emergency response) YFD responded to the call … Read More

North 1st Street Fire Causes $10,000 in Damages

Yakima Fire Department (YFD) crews responded this morning, Friday, April 26th, to a fire in the 700 block of North 1st Street. (It is the practice of the Yakima Fire Department to not release the specific address of a private home involved in a fire or other emergency response) YFD responded to the call at … Read More

Early Morning Fire Destroys Garage

Yakima Fire Department (YFD) crews responded early this morning, Wednesday, April 17th, to a fire in the 500 block of South 12th Street. YFD responded to the call at 3:06 am this morning, Wednesday, and found a detached garage fully involved with fire. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire, preventing damage to the other nearby structures. … Read More

Firefighters Save Home From Carport Fire

Yakima Fire Department (YFD) crews responded yesterday, Sunday, April 14th, to a fire in the 400 block of St. Helens Street. (It is the practice of the Yakima Fire Department to not release the specific address of a private home involved in a fire or other emergency response) YFD responded to the call at 10:39 … Read More

Structure Fire Displaces Four Residents

Yakima Fire Department (YFD) crews responded yesterday, Sunday, April 14th, to a fire in the 100 block of North 16th Avenue. YFD responded to the call at 11:02 pm last night and found light smoke coming from the eaves of the residence. Because of the conditions encountered, the Company Officer requested a second company to … Read More

Fire Damages Home on South 16th Avenue

Yakima Fire Department (YFD) crews responded yesterday, Tuesday, April 2nd, to a fire in the basement of a home in the 200 block of South 16th Avenue. (It is the practice of the Yakima Fire Department to not release the specific address of a private home involved in a fire or other emergency response) YFD … Read More

Yakima Fire Department Presents Annual Awards

The Yakima Fire Department presented annual awards during the 2019 IAFF Retirement Ceremony and Celebration event held last Thursday, March 20th. Firefighter Jason Horton received the Rusty Hauber Memorial Outstanding Achievement Award, Firefighter of the Year. “The award is presented to Jason as the firefighter who made the most significant contributions to the Yakima Fire … Read More

Structure Fire Displaces Two People, One Person Injured

Two people were evacuated Thursday night, one of them injured, due to a structure fire that destroyed a mobile home in the 7900 block of West Nob Hill Boulevard. (It is the practice of the Yakima Fire Department to not release the specific address of a private home involved in a fire or other emergency … Read More

Outdoor Burning Illegal in Yakima, City Offers Yard Waste Option

The first day of spring is here and daytime temperatures are reaching into the 60s. While warmer weather might inspire some spring cleaning, the Yakima Fire Department reminds residents that outdoor burning is illegal in the city of Yakima. “Many fires each year are caused by someone burning their weeds or yard debris,” said Yakima … Read More

Emergency Notification System Available for Area Residents

A free service is available to Yakima area residents that provides emergency alerts via voice or text communications. Offered by Everbridge, the service is the emergency notification system for Yakima Valley Emergency Management. “I encourage City of Yakima residents to sign up for this system so they can stay in the know when there are … Read More