VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Oct. 18

  • Friday, October 18, 2019 10:30am
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The VRFA responded to 244 calls for service between Oct. 7 and Oct. 13, among them the following:

Oct. 7

Car fire: 6:10 p.m., (Pacific). Firefighters called to the report of a car fire found a vehicle in the roadway with flames rising from the engine compartment. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire, limiting any spread to the adjacent fence and property.

Oct. 8

Aid call: 4:26 p.m., (South Auburn). Firefighters and King County Medics responded to a middle-aged woman in respiratory distress, and medics transported her to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).

Oct. 9

Aid call: 4:08 p.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters evaluated a senior citizen who was complaining of abdominal pain then recommended she follow up with her personal physician.

Oct. 10

Aid call: 5:25 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters assessed a toddler in seizure then transported him to MAMC for further treatment.

Oct. 11

Accident: 6:45 p.m.,(Auburn). Firefighters responded to the scene of a motorcycle vs. car accident where a woman was complaining of lower leg pain. Personnel splinted the leg and an aid car transported her to a local hospital.

Oct. 12

Minor fire: 7:51 a.m.,(Auburn). Firefighters responding to a minor fire in a detached garage arrived to find a smoldering plastic shelf, which they pulled out of the garage and extinguished. Auburn Police and VRFA firefighters investigated the scene.

Oct. 13

Commercial Vehicle Fire: 9:27 p.m.(North Auburn). Firefighters who’d been dispatched to a semi-truck on fire quickly extinguished the conflagration and then called in a VRFA fire investigator to determine the fire’s origin.

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