VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Dec. 21

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 172 calls for service between Dec. 3 and Dec. 8, among them the following:

Dec. 3

Accident: 8:37 p.m., (Pacific). Firefighters responded to a two-vehicle accident. Firefighters treated a total of three people on scene, and a VRFA aid car and a private ambulance transported them to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center.

Dec. 4

Service call: 10:45 p.m., (Lakeland Hills). A large tree fell across Oravetz Road, causing a local power outage. Firefighters removed the tree and contacted Puget Sound Energy to confirm that no power lines were down.

Dec. 5

Aid call: 2:38 p.m., (Auburn). A woman fainted at the Muckleshoot Casino and firefighters and King County medics arrived to help her. The woman could not remember what happened. Firefighters transported her to MAMC.

Dec. 6

Fire alarm: 9:08 a.m., (Lea Hill). A volleyball struck a heat sensor in the Green River Community College gymnasium, setting off an automatic fire alarm activation. Firefighters restored the system, and the volleyball game picked up where it had left off.

Dec. 7

Aid call: 1:37 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters helped a woman in the throes of an anxiety attack, treated her and left her with friends.

Dec. 8

Aid call: 11:39 a.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters responded to a child with a cut to the head. Firefighters tended to the kid’s wound and left him at home with his mother.

Aid Call: 11:12 a.m., (South Auburn). Firefighters helped an older woman complaining of hip pain and transported her in stable condition to MAMC.


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