VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Nov. 16

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 218 calls for service between Nov. 5 and Nov. 10, among them the following:

Nov. 5

Minor fire: 4:17 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters responded to a minor fire in South Auburn, found a campfire started by a homeless man, extinguished it.

Nov. 6

Aid call: 2:07 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters responded to an older gentleman who was complaining of chest pain. Firefighters and King County Medics treated the patient, and King County Medics transported him to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC) for further evaluation.

Nov. 7

Aid call: 5:57 a.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters responded to a male who had fainted and lost consciousness, evaluated him and a private ambulance transported him to MAMC.

Nov. 8

Aid call: 10:33 a.m., (Pacific). Firefighters responding to a female with brake cleaner sprayed into the eyes found her rinsing her eyes with water. Firefighters flushed her eyes again with saline solution and a private car transported her to a local clinic.

Nov. 9

Aid call: 1:10 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters helped a man suffering chest pains, assessed his vital signs and provided oxygen. After being further evaluated by King County Medics, he was transported to a local hospital by ambulance.


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