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VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Aug. 23
The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 218 requests for service between Aug. 12 and 18, among them the following:
Aid call: 8:44 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters treated a man who'd been beaten by a group of youths, then, with the help of Auburn police, found and treated three of the youth involved in the assault. All told, four people suffering from sundry injuries were transported to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).
Aid call: 9:35 a.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters evaluated an older woman whom King County Medics were treating for shortness of breath. A private ambulance drove her to Valley Medical Center in stable condition.
Aid call: 6:45 p.m., (Pacific). Firefighters helped a teenage boy who was complaining of abdominal pain and a private ambulance transported him to MAMC.
Aid call: 6:38 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters helped a woman who had become dehydrated before fainting at the Muckleshoot Casino. VRFA personnel transported the woman to MAMC for further treatment.
Aid call: 7:33 a.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters evaluated an older woman who had tripped and fallen, then left her in the care of her spouse.
Car/pedestrian Accident: 7:11 p.m., (Pacific). Firefighters and King County Medics responded to a car vs. pedestrian accident at 100 Eastgate Avenue. Firefighters and medics stabilized the woman on scene and transported her to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
Brush fire: 4:43 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters provided mutual aid to King County Fire District No. 44 on a 500-foot diameter brush fire and helped bring the conflagration under control quickly.