VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Dec. 1

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Dec. 1

  • Friday, December 1, 2017 10:30am
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Between Nov. 20 and 26, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 277 calls for service, among them the following:

Nov. 20

Aid call: 11:55 a.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters responded to a teenage boy who was complaining of pain in the ankle he’d dislocated while riding a skate board. A private ambulance transported the kid to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).

Nov. 21

Aid call: 6:35 a.m., (Auburn). Firefighters assessed a woman who was having contractions and had pulled over to the side of a road on the way to the hospital, but while they were transporting her to the hospital, she began feeling the urge to push. Firefighters pulled over , delivered the baby in the aid car on the side of Highway 167 and continued to transport the mother and healthy baby boy to Valley Medical Center for further treatment and evaluation.

Nov. 22

Aid call: 6:00 p.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters and King County Medics treated an older man whose internal defibrillator was going off, and medics transported him to MAMC for further care.

Nov. 23

Aid call: 10:13 p.m., (Algona). Firefighters treated a man who’d sustained injuries in an assault and was complaining of swelling and a laceration above his left eye, and a private ambulance transported him to MAMC.

Nov. 24

Aid call: 2:24 p.m., (Pacific). Firefighters treated a woman with a possible dislocated hip, and a private ambulance transported her to St. Joseph Hospital.

Nov. 25

Illegal burning: 2:22 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters responding to a report of smoke found a resident who was burning yard debris in a fire pit. Firefighters advised the errant homeowner about burning regulations and about the VRFA website where he could get information about said regulations.

Nov. 26

Aid call: 8:35 a.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters treated an older woman who had fainted after falling the previous night, and a private ambulance zipped her off to Valley Medical Center in Renton.

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