Rural Metro Fire Department has been providing fire and emergency medical services to the residents of Yuma County since 1969. We have 11 stations throughout the area.

Rural Metro Fire Department operates on an individual basis with the residents of unincorporated Yuma County. This means fire protection and emergency medical services are not paid for through taxes and residents are responsible for establishing fire service directly with Rural Metro Fire.


*Fire prevention and suppression

*Medical emergencies coverage (70% of our calls)

*Rescue and Medical aid at vehicle crashes

*Dangerous Reptile Removal

*Annual Home Safety Checks

*Community Programs

*Other Exclusive Benefits

Rural Metro Fire crews in Yuma County are led by Fire Chief John Hannon and EMS Chief Melissa Iverson.