VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Jan. 11

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The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 324 calls for service between Dec. 31 and Jan. 6, among them the following:

Dec. 31

Automatic fire alarm: 8:08 a.m., (Pacific). Valley Com dispatched firefighters to an automatic fire alarm at a local hotel, where they helped staff reset the alarm.

Jan. 1

Public service: 4:40 p.m., (South Auburn). Responding to power lines down in the 3000 block of B Street Southeast, firefighters and King County Sheriff’s deputies worked side-by-side to block off the area until Puget Sound Energy could come in, cut the juice and remove the hazard.

Jan. 2

Aid call: 8:48 a.m., (South Auburn). Firefighters and King County Medics worked on a man who was afflicted with stroke-like symptoms, and medics transported him to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Jan. 3

Aid call: 3:18 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters treated an older woman who had fallen and sustained a back injury, and a private ambulance motored her to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).

Jan. 4

Aid call: 7 a.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters and King County Medics provided patient care to an unconscious teenager who’d been found on the side of the road, and a private ambulance transported him to MAMC for further treatment.

Jan. 5

Aid call: 8:53 a.m., (Algona). Firefighters evaluated a woman who was struggling with her feeding tube, and left her in her home with caregivers.

Jan. 6

Sprinkler water flow alarm: 9:25 a.m., (Auburn). Firefighters responding to a water alarm that had tripped because of the power outage in the area shut down the system, and the manager placed a fire watch onsite until the system could be reset.

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