The mission of the MCAS Yuma Fire Department is to prevent loss of life, injury to personnel, damage to government property resulting from fires and other emergencies, and to provide a cost effective fire prevention, fire protection and emergency response services to include hazardous materials emergency response, disaster response and specialized rescue response.
Hotel and Motel Fire Safety Act of 1990:
Mandates that all federal employees on official travel must stay in accomodations that adhere to the Life Safety requirements in the legislation. When planning to make hotel or motel reservations, travelers should check the approved hotel master list at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/applications/Hotel/
Smoke detectors save lives. Check your detector monthly and change the batteries at least annually.
Portable extinguishers are life and property savers. Ensure you have one available for the home, work and car.
Plan and practice an escape route from your home or work space and once you get out, stay out until told by the Fire Department that it's safe to re-enter. Practice makes perfect. When traveling and staying at lodging facilities across this great land, get familiar with and know how to get out. Always have a primary and secondary means of escape.
Ensure to store flammables outside and in a safe location.
Never leave a burning candle unattended.
Report all fires, regardless of size to the Fire Department. Let us check it out to ensure the fire is out.
No BBQ grills allowed on flightline side of the security fence.
The Fire Department operates an all risk emergency response program which includes paramedic ambulance, fire, hazardous materials spill, children/personnel in a hazardous situation, suspicious packages, technical rescue etc. If you are not sure if a situation is an emergency, call 911 and our professional staff will assist in the determination. "Remember, when in doubt, call 911. We will take care of the situation or contact someone who will."
One of the many services that we provide is a vehicle lock out service, at no cost to the customer. If you mistakenly lock the vehicle keys in your car, contact the Fire dispatch office and we will assist you.
This service is provided daily from 0630-2100. This service is suspended from 0730-0815 and from 1130-1230 due to operational commitments. We will respond to all Emergency situations where a child or pet is locked in the vehicle or the vehicle is locked and with the engine running.
NEVER LEAVE SMALL CHILDREN OR PETS UNATTENDED INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER, IT ONLY TAKES A FEW MINUTES FOR TEMPERATURES INSIDE THAT VEHICLE TO REACH DEADLY CONSEQUENCES.
Bldg #149 O'Neill St
PO Box 99114, Bldg #149
Yuma, AZ 85369-9114
Contractors working aboard MCAS Yuma as well as Base Services Division/Facilities Maintenance personnel, who need to perform hot work operations, such as welding, brazing, soldering and sweating lines, need to contact the Fire Department to obtain a hot work permit. Contact the Fire dispatch office.
Prevention/Inspection hours are from 0630-1500, Monday thru Friday, excluding holidays.
For Enlisted Quarters, Numerous Office Spaces, Martinez Lake Recreation Area, Seal Camp/Niland, Ca.
For Military Family Housing (including 16th Street)
For all of Flightline area, Baker's Peak and EW West ranges
For Enlisted Quarters and Numerous Office Spaces