Between Sept. 11 and Sept. 17, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 303 calls for service, among them the following:
Aid call: 3:08 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters evaluated a senior citizen who was complaining of full body aches, and after finding that his signs and symptoms were consistent with sepsis, a private ambulance transported the fellow to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center.
Mobile home fire: 3:30 p.m. (East Auburn). VRFA and Mountain View Fire units arrived at a reported mobile home fire on Lake Moneysmith Road, where they found a mobile home fully ablaze. Responding units took a defensive position and kept the flames in check. Firefighters established a water supply, knocked down a fire in the brush and protected the exposure as they put the fire out. A King County fire investigator is at work trying to determine the fire’s cause. Nobody was hurt.
Collision: 6:02 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responded to reports of a high-speed, two-vehicle, head-on collision on West Valley Highway South. On scene, VRFA personnel treated two people for non-life-threatening injuries. A private ambulance transported both parties to Valley Medical Center. The vehicles were reportedly traveling at speeds well above local speed limits.
Passenger vehicle fire: 3:45 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responding to reports of a fire in the engine compartment of a vehicle quickly knocked down the bulk of the fire, and a fire engine was added to the call to help cool the engine compartment.
Aid call: 1:09 p.m. (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters evaluated a 6-year-old boy who was suffering an allergic reaction to a bee sting, and then left him in his mother’s care.
Aid call: 3 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters evaluated a middle-aged man who had fallen in a parking lot near the Outlet Collection Mall and injured his leg, and a private ambulance zipped him off to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center.
Aid call: 4:58 p.m. (Algona). Firefighters evaluated a man who was complaining of a possible stroke, and a private ambulance transported him to St. Francis Hospital.