VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Feb. 23

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The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 240 calls for service between Feb. 12 and 18, among them the following:

Feb. 12

Electrical fire: 8:10 a.m., (Lakeland Hills). In the course of responding to an electrical fire in a house, firefighters extinguished a smoking dishwasher, got the errant appliance out of there, confirmed that there was no fire extension and ventilated the smoke.

Feb. 13

Accident: 1:09 p.m., (Auburn). Alerted to an accident two blocks from their station and finding a two-vehicle, head-on collision with one woman injured, firefighters treated the woman and hustled her off to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).

Feb. 14

Aid call: 12:06 p.m.,(Auburn). Firefighters evaluated a teenaged girl who was complaining of a severe fever, and transported her to MAMC.

Feb. 15

Aid call: 4:16 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters evaluated a teenaged boy who had sustained a shoulder injury, and his parents transported him to MAMC for more evaluation and treatment.

Feb. 16

Aid call: 7:43 a.m., (Pacific). Firefighters and King County Medics examined a woman who was complaining of chest pain, and a private ambulance transported her to MAMC.

Feb. 17

Accident: 11:21 a.m., (Auburn). Firefighters responding to a two-vehicle accident on southbound Highway 167 found a middle-aged driver with neck pain. Firefighters assessed the man, treated him on scene and transported him to MAMC for further treatment.

Feb. 18

Aid call: 7:45 a.m., (Algona). Firefighters responded to a man who was complaining of lower back pain and trouble walking, and a private ambulance transported him to MAMC.

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