VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Jan. 19

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The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 315 requests for service between Jan. 8 and 14, among them the following:

Jan. 9

Service call: 4:11 p.m.,(Auburn). Firefighters called to investigate a semi-truck into a fire hydrant found the semi had sheared the fire hydrant off with no apparent water problem and no injuries reported. The City of Auburn Water Department responded to assess the damage.

Jan. 10

Aid call: 10:19 a.m., (Algona) Firefighters responding to a man who was complaining of dizziness and nausea examined him, and a private ambulance scooted him off to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).

Jan. 11

Mud slide: 4 p.m., (Pacific) Firefighters responding to power lines down from a mud slide across West Valley Highway secured the scene, alerted Puget Sound Energy, and the City of Pacific’s Public Works Department closed the roadway until further notice.

Jan. 12

Police assist: 8:06 p.m., (Auburn) Auburn Police used the VRFA’s thermal imaging camera and attic ladder to help them find a possible burglar in a vacant business.

Jan. 13

Aid call: 10:18 a.m., (Lea Hill) Firefighters evaluated a young man who was complaining of chest pain after his apprehension by Auburn Police, and police transported him to a local hospital for further evaluation.

Jan. 14

Aid call: 7 p.m., (South Auburn). Firefighters and King County Medics evaluated a man who was complaining of chest pain, and a private ambulance transported him to MAMC.

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