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VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Sept. 28
The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 191 calls for service between Sept. 17 and 24, among them the following:
Car fire: 7:07 p.m., (North Auburn). Firefighters responding to a car fire with exposure to fuel pumps arrived to find that somebody had already pushed the car from the pumps. Firefighters quickly put out the fire and nobody got hurt.
Accident: 7:17 a.m., (Pacific). Firefighters responded to a two-vehicle collision on A Street Southeast, and a private ambulance transported one person to Auburn Regional Medical Center.
Aid call: 6:34 p.m., (South Auburn). Firefighters and King County Medics treated a man suffering severe allergic reactions to a bee sting before medics transported him from the scene in stable condition to ARMC.
Aid call: 2:48 a.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters responded to a man with a fever and severe back pain, and a private ambulance transported him to Swedish Hospital.
Illegal burn: 7:15 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters responding to reports of an illegal burn found an unattended fire in a fire pit. Firefighters extinguished the small blaze.
Smoke investigation: 3:05 p.m., (South Auburn). Firefighters responding to smoke in an apartment soon found the culprit – food that had been left on the stove. There was no threat to the structure or occupants.
Bicycle accident: 9:35 a.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters helped a young boy who had fallen off his bicycle riding down a hill. The kid had been wearing a helmet and sustained only minor abrasions. Firefighters treated the wounds, and the kid returned home with his father.