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VRFA fire and rescue blotter | April 13
The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 171 calls for service between April 2 and April 8, among them the following:
Aid call: 7 p.m., (Auburn). A woman complaining of a rapid heart rate received help from firefighters and additional examination and treatment from King County Medics. Medics transported the woman to Auburn Regional Medical Center.
Aid call: 9:08 p.m. (Lea Hill). Firefighters responding to a woman complaining of chest pain determined that her pain was not related to her heart. A private ambulance transported her to a local hospital.
Aid call: Noon, (South Auburn). Firefighters and King County Medics responded to an an older man with stroke symptoms. Medics transported the man to Harborview Medical Center.
Vehicle fire: 11:41 a.m., (Pacific). Firefighters called to the scene of a vehicle fire used tank water to kill the fire. The car was a total loss, but nobody was hurt. Investigators determined an accidental cause for the fire.
Aid call: 5:42 p.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters dispatched to a report of an ill female examined her and arranged for a private ambulance to transport her to ARMC.
Aid call: 6:50 p.m., (Algona). Firefighters treated a woman who had fallen and hit her head, but she refused transport to a hospital.
Stink investigation: 11:36 a.m., (Auburn). Firefighters responded to a business complaint referencing the smell of natural gas. The source turned out to be a nearby business with two extinguished pilot lights. Firefighters secured the gas line to the kitchen stove and left a note for the business owners.