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Between March 15 and March 21, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 238 calls for service, among those the following.

March 15

Aid call: 12:56 p.m. (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters and King County Medics responded to an unconscious woman who was not breathing and arrived to find the woman’s husband performing CPR. When firefighters found a pulse and the woman began breathing, King County Medic One transported her to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC) for further treatment.

March 17

Overturned semi: 12 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responded to a reported semi rollover and found the semi on its side in a ditch. The man who’d been driving it was on a guardrail, complaining of his injuries. A private ambulance transported the man to a local hospital.

March 18

Passenger car fire: 4:36 p.m. (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters responded to a vehicle on fire, confirmed that all occupants had safely exited the vehicle, then extinguished the fire. The fire had started in the engine compartment, and the vehicle was a total loss.

Recreational vehicle fire: 9:27 a.m. (Maple Valley). Responding to a fully involved RV fire, firefighters and Puget Sound Fire requested Tender 334 to supply water because of a shortage of water near the fire. Crews arrived and supplied water to the first fire engine on the scene until the fire was out.

March 19

Aid call: 1:18 p.m. (Pacific). Firefighters examined an older gentleman who had fallen from his chair, and a private ambulance transported him to MAMC.

March 20

Aid call: 9:17 a.m. (Lea Hill). Auburn police called firefighters to evaluate a woman in her 30s who was not acting coherently, and when firefighters determined that she was under the influence of something and needed further medical follow-up care, a private ambulance transported her to a local hospital.

March 21

Residential fire: 8:10 p.m. (Auburn, District 44). Firefighters responded to multiple reports from neighbors of a tent ablaze in a back yard and found a fire that had extended from a storage tent to the back of the house. Crews quickly extinguished the exterior fire and moved to the inside to check for any extension. Nobody was hurt. The fire is under investigation.

Aid call: 10 a.m. (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters evaluated and treated a a 2-year-old girl who had spilled hot water on her chest, and a private ambulance hurried the girl and her mother to MAMC.


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