VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Dec. 29

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The VRFA responded to 255 calls for service between Dec. 18 and 24, among them the following:

Dec. 18

Aid call: 5:03 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters evaluated and treated a woman who was complaining of a cut to the head after a fall. The woman refused transportation to a hospital.

Dec. 19

Semi-truck accident: 12:31 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters responded to a semi-truck that had left the road and jack-knifed. The driver of the truck was uninjured, but it took crews five hours to mop up all of the fluids that had spilled from the semi and get it pulled back onto the road and then onto a tow truck.

Dec. 20

Accident: 12:19 p.m.,(Algona). Firefighters dispatched to a two-car accident on south bound SR 167 at Ellingson Road arrived to find that only one of the people involved, a boy, was complaining of injuries. Firefighters assessed the kid, but he and his mother decided to be seen by their primary care physician, as needed.

Dec. 21

Aid call: 8:03 p.m., (South Auburn). Firefighters helped an Auburn senior citizen who was complaining of flu-like symptoms out to his personal vehicle, and his wife transported him to Valley Medical Center.

Dec. 22

Aid call: 7:41 a.m. (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters evaluated a woman who was complaining of a medical issue at Auburn Riverside High School, and a private ambulance transported her to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).

Dec. 24

Aid call: 6:10 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters responding to a two-car accident on the west hill of Auburn found two vehicles in a ditch because of snow. Nobody was hurt.

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