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VRFA fire and rescue blotter | May 2

Valley Regional Fire Authority - Courtesy Photo
Valley Regional Fire Authority
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The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 216 calls for service between April 21 and 27, among them the following:

April 21

Aid call: 3:30 p.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters treated a man who was complaining of severe abdominal pain, and a private ambulance drove him to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).

April 22

Aid call: 7:30 p.m., (Auburn). After responding to a two-vehicle collision on southbound Highway 167 north of 15th Street Southwest and finding that nobody was hurt, firefighters released both drivers and all passengers at the scene.

April 23

Aid call: 3:53 p.m., (Pacific). After firefighters evaluated an older woman who was having difficulty breathing, a friend drove her to a local hospital.

April 24

Aid call: 11:30 p.m., (Auburn). After firefighters assessed a young woman who'd sustained injuries in fall, they transported her to MAMC for more treatment and evaluation.

April 25

Aid call: 11:33 a.m., (Auburn). Firefighters and paramedics treated a woman who was complaining of chest pain, and King County Medic One transported the woman to an area hospital.

April 26

Illegal burn: 3:35 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters dispatched to an illegal burn schooled an errant home owner on the distinction between illegal and legal outdoor burning.

April 27

Service call: 1 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters helped Auburn Police retrieve evidence from the roof of a local business, and then turned the evidence so recovered over to police.

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