Following is a sample of calls for service received by the Valley Regional Fire Authority.
• Aid Call: At 8:06 p.m. March 29, firefighters responded to a female complaining of injuries from a dog bite. The patient was evaluated and went by private vehicle to a local hospital.
• Motor vehicle accident: (Auburn) At 6:44 p.m. March 29, firefighters were dispatched to a two-vehicle accident. Two of the occupants involved sustained minor injuries. Firefighters evaluated the patients, who declined to be transported. The scene was turned over to Auburn police.
• Chainsaw accident: (Auburn) At 2:15 p.m. March 30, a car pulled onto the fire drill ground while firefighters were training. An adult male passenger in the car complained of leg pain related to an accident at his home involving a chainsaw. He had applied a tourniquet at home. Firefighters assessed his injury, removed the tourniquet, cleaned his wounds, and applied a pressure dressing. He was transported to a local hospital by privately owned vehicle.
• Motor vehicle accident: At 9:02 p.m. March 30, VRFA units were called to investigate a vehicle that had crashed into a mobile home. VRFA units arrived to find a vehicle had lost control and had driven through a fence from a parking lot into the back of a mobile home. The driver was uninjured and there was only minor damage to his vehicle. The fence and mobile home had moderate damage, but the home was still stable on its foundation.
• CPR: (Auburn) At 5:40 p.m. March 31, firefighters responded to a male patient who was found unconscious and unresponsive. The patient was treated by firefighters and King County Medics. They were unable to revive the patient.
• Vehicle collision: (Lea Hill) At 5:47 p.m. April 2, firefighters were dispatched to a two-car collision. The driver of one vehicle was turning into her driveway when the collision occurred. A female patient was transported by private ambulance to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center.
• Apartment crash: (Kent) At 1:09 a.m. April 4. Battalion 331 responded mutual aid to assist with a mass casualty incident (MCI) caused from a vehicle that went into an apartment building. There were six patients in the vehicle with serious injuries. There were no injuries to people living in the apartment building.
• Motor vehicle accident: (Auburn) At 2:10 p.m. April 4, firefighters responded to a vehicle vs. semi-truck on Auburn Way North with moderate collision damage. Three patients suffered minor injuries. Medic 6 conducted an evaluation of one of the patients. The three injured patients were transported to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center by VRFA firefighters and private ambulance.
• Aid call: (Auburn) At 9:41 a.m. April 4, firefighters responded to an adult male hallucinating after an overdose. The patient was evaluated by firefighters and transported to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center by private ambulance.