VRFA fire and rescue blotter | June 14

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The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 257 calls for service between June 3 and 9, among them the following:

June 3

Aid call: 5 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters and King County Medics responded to a man who’d been hit by a car and was complaining of head and hip pain. Medics evaluated the man, and then transported him to Harborview Hospital for further evaluation of his injuries.

June 4

CPR: 9 p.m., (Pacific). By performing CPR and using advanced life support measures on a young woman who was unconscious and not breathing, firefighters and King County Medics restored her pulse, and then medics hustled her to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).

June 5

Aid call: 11:20 a.m., (Auburn). Firefighters and Auburn Police responding to a report of a middle-aged woman who was lying down on a patch of grass determined she was homeless, shoeless, wet, cold and struggling to breathe. A private ambulance transported her to MAMC.

June 6

Apartment fire: 12:42 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters responding to a chimney fire and finding fire showing from the outside of the building made a quick attack on the fire that contained it to the apartment of origin. The fire is still under investigation.

June 7

Structure fire: 9:37 a.m., (Kent). Firefighters responding to a fire as mutual aid with the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority helped extinguish the fire and overhaul operations.

June 8

Car fire: 8:05 p.m., (Lakeland). Firefighters responding to a reported vehicle fire in a parking lot found a vehicle that was leaking coolant and emitting steam but was not aflame. Firefighters applied absorbent.

June 9

Aid call: 11:34 a.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters treated a senior citizen who had fallen down, and the husband transported her to MAMC in a private vehicle.

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ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter
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