VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Feb. 16

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Between Feb. 5 and 10, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 225 calls for service, among them the following:

Feb. 5

Accident: 1:22 p.m., (Pacific). Responding to the report of a vehicle in a ditch off Ellingson Road, firefighters discovered that the lone occupant of the vehicle, a man, had suffered an apparent seizure behind the wheel. Firefighters treated the man, and an ambulance hurried him to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).

Feb. 6

Fire alarm: 10:17 a.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters responded to a fire alarm at Arthur Jacobsen Elementary School set off by a student who’d pulled an alarm. With the help of school maintenance, firefighters reset the alarm.

Feb. 7

Accident: 7 a.m., (Auburn). Hard on the heels of a police pursuit, firefighters and King County Medics responding to a one-car, rollover accident evaluated the young driver before medics transported him to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. No police officers were injured during the incident.

Feb. 8

Aid call: 10:13 a.m., (Auburn). Firefighters and King County Medics examined a woman who was complaining of heart issues before transporting her to a local hospital.

Feb. 10

Cardiac arrest: 10:05 a.m. (Pacific). Firefighters and King County Medics who’d been dispatched to a man in cardiac arrest found him unconscious and unresponsive. Firefighters quickly administered CPR and defibrillation, and the man swiftly regained a pulse. Firefighters and medics then transported him to MAMC.

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