VRFA fire and rescue blotter | April 8

The Valley Regional Fire Authority received 241 calls for service between March 28 and April 3, among them the following:

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The Valley Regional Fire Authority received 241 calls for service between March 28 and April 3, among them the following:

March 28

Aid call: 3:21 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters treated a middle-aged woman who was suffering from weakness and dehydration after being ill for four days, and a private ambulance transported her to Valley Medical Center (VMC).

March 29

Aid call: 5:45 p.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters examined and treated a teenage girl who’d fallen down a flight of stairs and injured her ankle, and a private car zipped her to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).

March 30

Accident: 5:31 p.m., (South Auburn). Having responded to a two-car accident, firefighters found two vehicles that had sustained minor damage and no injuries to any of the three people involved. Firefighters left all parties on the scene with Auburn Police.

March 31

Aid call: 11:43 a.m., (Pacific). Firefighters provided wound care to a woman who had fallen from a standing position and cut her head, and a private ambulance transported her to a local hospital.

April 1

Aid call: 5:15 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters splinted the fractured ankle of an elderly woman who had fallen down several stairs, and motored her off to MAMC for more treatment.

April 2

Smoke alarm: 1:18 p.m., (South Auburn). Having responded to an apartment complex with an alarm keening, firefighters found a single unit with a smoke alarm sounding inside, and a light haze of smoke coming from a window. Upon investigation, firefighters found that someone had left food on the stove top, and it burned. Firefighters secured the stove and removed the smoke from the apartment. There was no damage and nobody was hurt.

April 3

Aid call: 5:42 a.m., (Auburn). Firefighters evaluated an older man who was complaining of shortness of breath, and King County Medics transported him to MAMC.

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