VRFA fire and rescue blotter | May 25

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The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 232 requests for service between May 14 and 20, among them the following:

May 14

Aid call: 5:13 p.m., (Pacific). Firefighters responded to a middle-aged woman who was complaining of dizziness and chest pain, King County Medics evaluated her, and a private ambulance transported her to St. Francis Hospital.

May 15

Aid call: 2:15 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters responded to a middle-aged man who was complaining of stroke-like symptoms, and a private ambulance transported him to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).

May 16

Aid call: 2:18 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters assessed a man who was complaining of dizziness and a rapid heart rate and transported him to MAMC for further treatment.

May 17

Residential fire: 10:24 a.m., (South Auburn). The first fire engine on the scene of a duplex fire confined it to the kitchen, and a VRFA Aid Unit transported a teenaged resident to MAMC for a minor burn.

May 18

Aid call: 12:36 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters and King County Medics treated an unresponsive man, and medics and the Washington State Patrol transported him to MAMC.

May 19

Aid call: 12:22 p.m., Auburn. Firefighters treated a young woman who’d amputated her finger in heavy machinery, packaged the severed finger for transport, and a private ambulance transported her Saint Joseph Hospital in Tacoma.

May 20

Collision: 4:45 p.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters responding to a vehicle that had gone off the road and hit a tree treated a young man and woman for minor injuries, and a private ambulance and a VRFA Aid Unit transported them to MAMC.

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