Firefighters rescue boy from tree | Fire blotter

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 281 calls for service between May 22 and May 28, among them the following.

May 22

Residential fire: 6:50 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responded to reports of smoke emanating from an unknown source and filling a residence. On arrival, crews found a small double-wide mobile home with light smoke coming out of the front door. Investigation revealed a small fire in an exterior wall, so firefighters pulled siding from the exterior to put out the fire. The fire did not spread beyond that. The cause is under investigation,.

May 23

Accident: 7 a.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responded to a report of a single-car accident on a residential road involving a young man who had struck four cars before coming to a stop. The man had suffered minor injuries, but refused further assessment at a hospital. Personnel left him with Auburn police.

May 24

Tree rescue: 7:30 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responded to a kid who was trapped in a tall tree. They assessed the situation and found the boy scared, trembling and unable to get down by himself. Firefighters climbed the tree and got the kid safely back down to terra firma.

May 26

Aid call: 7:55 a.m. (Lea Hill). Firefighters responded to a female who was complaining of an asthma attack. When firefighters got to her, they found her unresponsive and pulseless. Firefighters and paramedics performed CPR, then paramedics transported her to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).

May 28

Accident: 12:14 a.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responded to a single vehicle into a tree at 900 2nd St. SE, where they found two unconscious people, and one conscious person, who had self-extricated. Firefighters and King County Medics treated the people on the scene and packaged them for transportation. Airlift Northwest transported two of the injured parties to to Harborview Medical Center and firefighters transported one person to MAMC.

Accident: 4:10 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responded to a collision on SR 167, where they evaluated a man who was complaining of shoulder pain, and transported him to MAMC.