yakima fire department

House Fire In Historic Neighborhood
No one was home at the time of a fire in Yakima's historic Barge Chestnut neighborhood Thursday afternoon. The house fire was spotted by a neighbor who helped rescue 2 dogs from the home. Crews responded to the 1700 block of Park Lane around 11 after a neighbor called 911 spotting the …
Police and Firefighters Goes Back To The Drawing Board
It's back to the drawing board for police and firefighters here in Yakima after the city rejected their latest contract proposal. Our news partner KIMA Action News reports the unions will meet with the city to try to find an agreement...
Fire, Police Contract Rejected
It was a long night for City Council Tuesday. A number of items were on their agenda, and one is sure to start the pot boiling. The council rejected the latest contract proposal for both police and fire.
The agreements would have cost the city an additional $1...
Propane Fire Sends One To Hospital
One person was sent to a hospital to be treated for injuries after a fire at All American Propane on Keys road. A fire that officials say was caused by a faulty propane tank. The fire was reported just after 8:30 Monday morning. Maintenance workers were using a forklift to work on the tank when …
Yakima Fire Department Handles Apartment Fire
Firefighters quickly doused a fire at the Cornerstone apartments Tuesday afternoon...a fire that investigators say was started by a child playing with matches. One woman was taken to a Yakima hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation...
Sunday Morning Fire Damages Two Homes
A Sunday morning blaze on Swan Avenue damaged two homes and engulfed 4 vehicles, no injuries were reported. But fire investigators are still searching for a cause in the fire that investigators call suspicious. Firefighters arrived at about 7:30 yesterday morning in the 12 hundred block of Swan…
Fire Destroys Sports Car. No Injuries, Except The Car
A big fire on Hawks Point Drive in the Gleed area destroyed a garage containing a sports car and sent a large plume of black smoke over the area yesterday afternoon. No injuries were reported. Firefighters were called to the home late yesterday morning when the homeowner was working on a c…
Yakima To Get 12 New Police Officers And One Firefighter
Yakima City Council members voted to go through with a six percent utility tax hike for next year. The $2 million that's expected to come from that hike will be spent on public safety. It will cover 12 new police officers and one firefighter, as well as keeping the legal department's staff…
All Too Familiar – Work Spark Causes Brush Fire
 
A spark from a work crew using a cutting tool in the parking lot of Yakima Cinema on North 16th Avenue is being blamed for yesterday's big brush fire. Deputy Yakima Fire Marshal Brandon Dorenbush says many homes in the area where spared from the fire because of the efforts of firefighters but other…
Yakima and Union Gap Fire May Join Forces
Two of the area's biggest fire departments could soon become one. It's money problems that are spurring both the Yakima and Union Gap Fire Dartments into action. Our news partner KIMA Action News says a study is now underway to see what the impact would be on you. Officials say benefits ar…