Between Nov. 7 and Nov. 13, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 296 calls for service, among them the following:
CPR: 1:45 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responded to a man in his 30s who was overdosing on narcotics. Bystanders started CPR, and responding crews administered Narcan. The patient was stabilized and sent to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center by private ambulance.
CPR: 5:26 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responded to an unresponsive man and found a citizen performing CPR. Firefighters assessed the patient and continued CPR with King County Medics. The man regained a pulse and King County Medics transported him to MAMC for further treatment.
Collision: 8:55 a.m. (SR 167). Firefighters responded to an injury accident on northbound SR 167, north of 15th Street SW. Firefighters provided patient care to an injured occupant who was then transported to St. Francis Hospital by private ambulance.
Service call: 7:42 a.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responded to a water leak in a residence. The water line to the residence was secured and a crew assisted with water removal.
Residential fire: 4:13 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responded to reports of smoke and flames from the roof of a residence. On scene, firefighters found heavy smoke and flames from the roof of a one-story single-family residence. Firefighters quickly applied water from the exterior of the structure to slow the growth of the fire before moving to the interior for extinguishment. The fire was confined to the attic, with moderate water damage to the rest of the structure. One firefighter was treated for smoke inhalation and transported to the hospital for evaluation. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the VRFA fire marshal’s office.
MVA: 12:06 a.m. (Covington). Firefighters from VRFA and Puget Sound RFA responded to a single vehicle off the roadway. Firefighters evaluated a single male occupant who was not injured. The male occupant was transported to SCORE jail by Washington State Patrol.
Outdoor fire: 9:23 a.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responded to a reported fire in proximity to U Street SE and the river access. Firefighters arrived to find a large, puffing smoke column. It took several minutes to locate the fire in an encampment, which was set back deep in the brush and trees. Firefighters extinguished the fire and ensured containment.