VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Oct. 12
October 10, 2012 · Updated 6:56 PM
Between Oct. 1 and Oct. 7, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 190 requests for service, among them the following:
Accident: 6:40 p.m., (Pacific). Firefighters hustled to a car accident, treated a woman for neck pain and dispatched her by private ambulance to Good Samaritan Hospital.
Aid call: 1:16 p.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters responded to a boy with flu-like symptoms, evaluated him and left him in his mother's care.
Brush fire: 11:08 a.m., (Auburn). Firefighters snuffed a brush fire that had been moving swiftly into heavier fields.
Aid call: 5:41 p.m., (Pacific). Firefighters and King County Medics evaluated a man who had pulled his vehicle to the side of the road in response to pain in his chest. After firefighters and medics determined that the man's pain had nothing to do with his heart, a private ambulance took him away to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).
Aid call: 4:49 p.m., (South Auburn). Firefighters helped a woman who'd been complaining of a possible allergic reaction, and a private ambulance transported her to MAMC in stable condition.
Aid call: 8:56 a.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters helped an older woman who had fallen, injuring her head, and a private ambulance transported her to MAMC.
Bark fire: 8:50 a.m., (Auburn). Firefighters responded to a small, smoldering bark fire and drowned it with a couple buckets of water.