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Between Jan. 4 and Jan. 10, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to multiple calls for service, among them the following:

Jan. 4

Minor fire: 5:20 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responding to a minor kitchen fire discovered that the homeowner had killed the fire with a dry chemical fire extinguisher before they got there, and that the fire had not spread to the structure of the home.

Aid call: 10 a.m. (Lea Hill). Firefighters evaluated a young boy who had been bitten in the face by a Siberian Husky, and his parents transported him to Valley Medical Center.

Jan. 5

Vehicle vs. pedestrian: 6:34 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters and King County Medics assessed and treated a woman who had been struck by a pickup truck as she was crossing a street, and firefighters transported her to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC) for further treatment.

Vehicle into a building: 2:24 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responding to a vehicle that had jumped a curb and struck a building just below a window found moderate damage to the building. No one was hurt.

Jan. 6

Aid call: 10:05 a.m. (Lea Hill). Firefighters evaluated a middle-aged woman who was suffering seizures, and a private ambulance transported her to MAMC for further evaluation and treatment.

Jan. 7

Aid call: 9 a.m. (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters helped a woman who was suffering from general weakness, with a positive COVID-19 test result, and a private ambulance transported her to MAMC.

Jan. 8

Fuel spill: 3:59 p.m. (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters investigating a fuel spill on a road found that diesel fuel had leaked out of an unknown vehicle for about three blocks. Firefighters contacted Auburn’s public works department to determine if any cleanup would be possible.

Jan. 9

Aid call: 7:01 p.m. (Pacific). Firefighters hustling to help Pacific Police with a man who had been involved in a hit-and-run accident with multiple minor injuries treated the man, and a private ambulance transported him to St. Francis Hospital for further care.

Jan. 10

Shooting: 3:10 a.m. (Auburn). Firefighters and King County Medic One paramedics responding to the Villas at Auburn apartment complex for a shooting found a man in his early 20s with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, so they stabilized him at the scene and paramedics transported him to Harborview Medical Center.


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