Here’s every emergency call that Yuma Fire answered this week, 355


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
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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.