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VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Sept. 14
The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 238 calls for service between Sept. 3 and 10, among them the following:
Brush fire: 7:08 a.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters, a VRFA battalion chief, King County Fire District 44 and the Skyway Fire Department worked together to snuff out a brushfire at Green River Community College. The South King Fire Investigation Task Force looked into the fire’s origin and cause. Zone 3 Rehab 1 supported the effort. Nobody was hurt.
Aid call: 9:30 a.m., (Auburn). Firefighters helped a man who’d been complaining of abdominal pain and a private ambulance drove him to Auburn Regional Medical Center.
Accident: 2:30 p.m. (Algona). Finding a mother and her infant uninjured after a single-car accident in Algona, firefighters left them at the scene with Algona police.
Accident: 3:04 p.m., (South Auburn). As the only person out of seven hurt in a three-vehicle, rear-end collision, a teenage boy received treatment for minor facial injuries and a ride in a private ambulance to ARMC.
Aid call: 6:57 p.m., (Pacific). Firefighters treated an Algona police officer who had been complaining of neck pain after a car accident and transported him to ARMC.
Aid call: 6:34 p.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters and King County Medics evaluated a man who had fallen down a flight of stairs and medics loaded him on to a helicopter for a ride to Harborview Medical Center.
Service call: 7 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters broke into a stalled elevator and rescued a female.