(Yuma helps relieve Prescott Fire Fighters)….They sent an engine and other personnel over the weekend.
The purpose is to give the Prescott fire fighters a break, and to allow them to attend the services for the 19 fire fighters who were killed in the Prescott fire. The services are Tuesday. Several other Arizona Fire Departments are also sending relief. In addition to the engine company, Yuma Battalion Chief Steve Irr is in Prescott on assignment with the Local Assistance Support Team. Yuma Officials say the engine company is expected to return Wednesday.