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VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Nov. 15
The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 181 calls for service between Nov. 4 and 10, among them the following:
Aid call: 1:20 p.m., (Pacific). Firefighters evaluated an older woman who'd been complaining of a headache that was affecting her vision, and then left her in the care of her family.
Aid call: 2:30 p.m., (Auburn). Valley Com dispatched Firefighters and King County Medic to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC) where a woman in one of the clinic offices was suffering chest pains. Firefighters evaluated the woman, and then transported her in a wheelchair to the emergency room for more treatment.
Aid call:5:30 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters evaluated a young Girl Scout who had fainted, and then left her in the care of her Scout leader.
Accident: 6:55 a.m., (Auburn). Firefighters helped multiple people who'd just been involved in a vehicle collision, and then transported one of them to a local hospital.
Aid call: 8:25 p.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters hustled to the 1300 block of 67th Street Southeast to help an Auburn senior who had suffered a seizure. Firefighters completed their exam of the woman, who has a history of seizures, administered oxygen to her, and then left her with her husband.
Aid call: 11:05 a.m., (Algona). Firefighters and King County Medics evaluated an older man who was struggling to breathe, and then Medics transported him to an area hospital.
Gas leak: 4:16 a.m., (Pacific). Firefighters were dispatched to a natural gas leak in a residence where Pacific Police were already on scene. The home had been burglarized and the burglars stole appliances. They left the natural gas flowing after they stole the gas appliance. Firefighters shut off the gas and worked with Pacific Police to secure the building.