Man found on roadside with a broken femur | Fire blotter

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 274 calls for service between Nov. 29 and Dec. 5, among them the following.

Nov. 29

Aid call: 8:58 p.m.,(Lakeland Hills). After firefighters evaluated a woman who’d been pepper sprayed during a business robbery, they left her at the scene with Auburn Police.

Nov. 30

Aid call: 2:31 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters examined an Auburn senior citizen who was complaining of injuries from a fall, and then transported her to a local hospital.

Dec. 1

Accident: 2:19 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responded to a vehicle into a carport that had caused the structure to collapse, treated a person for minor injuries, and a private ambulance transported him to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).

Dec. 2

Aid call: 2:25 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters and King County Medic One responded to a woman who was just about to give birth. They arrived to find the baby had already been delivered. Firefighters evaluated the mother, and paramedics evaluated the newborn, and found both of them healthy and uninjured. Mother and child were left at home in the care of a midwife.

Dec. 3

Aid call: 11 a.m. (Auburn). Firefighters helping an Auburn senior who was complaining of a fractured leg after falling from her parked vehicle noted an obvious deformity near her ankle, so they splinted it and transported her to a local hospital.

Dec. 4

Car vs. pedestrian: 2:20 a.m. (Auburn). VRFA firefighters and King County paramedics responding to the 2200 block of Dogwood Street for a car vs. pedestrian accident found a 41-year-old man on the side of the road with a broken femur. The man would not allow firefighters to splint the injury, and at his insistence, paramedics transported him to MAMC instead of Harborview.

Accident: 1:17 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responding to an accident involving five vehicles on State Route 18 treated a child for a small cut. Nobody required transport.

Dec. 5

Aid call: 9:44 a.m. (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters examined a man who was complaining of chest pain and transported him to MAMC for further evaluation.