From Sunday May 14, 2023 through Saturday May 20, 2023, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 355 emergency calls for service:

11 Fire Responses including a stove fire that was terminated by the resident using a fire extinguisher, cooking safety tips include:

- Never leave cooking unattended

- Keep combustibles away from the cooking surface

- Never put water on a cooking oil fire, a lid or a foam extinguisher can be used to extinguish these

- For oven fires, turn the heat off and do not open the door

For more information on cooking safety visit:

11 Mutual Aid Responses to assist neighboring agencies

27 Special Duty and Public Assistance Responses including a vehicle fire and a brush fire

18 Motor Vehicle Crashes including a vehicle that hit a brick wall

288 Medical Responses including: 17 for abdominal pain, 20 for upper extremity pain, 15 for lower extremity pain, 3 for death, 6 for alcohol overuse, 11 for altered levels of consciousness, 10 for anxiety, 7 for back pain, 11 for psychological distress, 16 for chest pain, 1 for a stroke, 10 for diabetic emergencies, 12 for difficulty breathing, 1 for dizziness, 2 for drug overdoses, 16 for headaches or head pain, 3 for heart problems, 8 for blood pressure issues, 9 for pain, 2 for allergic reactions, 5 for seizures, 6 for fainting, 4 for dehydration, 1 for vertigo, 2 for heat exhaustion, 18 for weakness, and other illnesses and injuries.