VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Nov. 17

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The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 223 calls for service between Nov. 6 and 12, among them the following:

Nov. 6

Aid call: 11:45 a.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters evaluated a woman who was suffering from post-partum complications, and a private ambulance motored her to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC) for further evaluation.

Nov. 7

Aid call: 6:16 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters and King County Medics evaluated a woman who was complaining of chest pains, and a private ambulance transported her to MAMC.

Nov. 8

Assistance call: 2 p.m., (North Auburn). Firefighters helped a family whose small dog had gotten into an upstairs floor heat register and would not come out. Firefighters extracted the dog, which was unharmed.

Nov. 9

Accident: 4:13 p.m., (Algona). Firefighters responding to a two-car accident and finding moderate damage to both vehicles, treated a young woman, and a private ambulance transported her to MAMC.

Nov. 10

Non-structure fire: 2:20 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters responding to a report of smoke from the backyard of a home found the homeowners using a water hose to extinguish a heavily-charred, wooden rabbit cage and adjacent fence, the recipients of heat radiated from a lamp that had been placed too close to the cage. Having extinguished the fire, firefighters helped the distraught homeowners find their bunny, which was hiding under lawn furniture. The owners took their rabbit to a local veterinarian to treat a burned leg.

Nov. 11

Aid call: 11:09 a.m., (South Auburn). Firefighters evaluated a woman who was complaining of leg pain after a ground-level fall, and a private ambulance transported her to MAMC for further evaluation and treatment.


Assault: 10:12 a.m., (Auburn). VRFA firefighters and King County Medics responded to the 3000 block of C Street Northeast, where two young men had been fighting. One man had sustained minor injuries to his hand, and firefighters treated the second for injuries to his head and face before a VRFA aid unit transported him to MAMC.

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