VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Jan. 5

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The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 240 calls for service between Dec. 25 and 31, among them the following;

Dec. 25

Accident: 10:38 a.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters responding to a one-car, rollover accident treated a senior citizen for minor injuries, and a private ambulance zipped him off to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).

Dec. 26

Aid call:: 1:45 p.m., (South Auburn). Firefighters evaluated a young man who was complaining of chest pain, and a private car transported him to MAMC.

Dec. 27

Aid call: 12:55 p.m., (Pacific). Firefighters evaluated a senior citizen who was complaining of head pain after she lost her balance and fell onto a concrete surface. A private ambulance transported the woman to MAMC.

Dec. 28

Aid call:: 8:35 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters helped a middle-aged man who was complaining of back pain related to a traumatic injury, and an ambulance transported him to a local hospital.

Dec. 29

Aid call:: 6:40 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters treated an elderly woman who was in respiratory distress, and King County Medics transported her to MAMC.

Dec. 30

Service call: 11:50 a.m., (Lakeland Hills. Firefighters responding to reports of a broken water line that was flooding a street learned upon arrival that the reporting party had already shut off the water. Firefighters contacted the Auburn Water Department to effect repairs.

Dec. 31

Vehicle fire: 7 p.m., (Algona). Firefighters with the Washington State Patrol responded to a one-car, fully-involved fire on northbound Highway 167 just south of Highway 18. Firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze and determined it was an unintentional, mechanical fire.

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