Between Oct. 26 and Nov. 2, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 267 calls for service, among them the following.
Accident: 1:16 p.m., (Kent). Firefighters responding as mutual aid with Puget Sound Fire Authority for a vehicle into a tree helped get an injured party out of the vehicle so King County Medics could treat the person.
Aid call: 7:36 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters responding to a man who had taken medications to harm himself evaluated his vital signs and spoke with poison control about the potential reactions he could experience. A private ambulance transported him in stable condition to a local area hospital.
Accident: 8:44 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters responding to a two-car, T-bone accident at Southeast 304th Street and Highway 18 treated two people for various injuries, and a private ambulance transported them to Multicare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).
Accident: 11:15 a.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters responding to Green River College for a single vehicle that had hit a metal barricade post found the driver in custody for suspected DUI and complaining of back pain. A private ambulance transported the guy to MAMC, with a police officer following.
Accident: 10:41 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters responding to a single-passenger rollover accident at M Street Southeast and 27th Street Southeast found a vehicle that had struck a parked car and rolled onto its roof. As the driver was already out, personnel evaluated him, and a private ambulance transported him to MAMC for further treatment.
Mutual aid tender fire: 4:28 p.m., (Maple Valley). Firefighters responding to a house fire in Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority’s response area of Maple Valley helped with fire ground operations and water supply. Engine 334 and Tender 334 supplied the fire attack engines with approximately 4,500-5,000 gallons of water because the nearest hydrant was one mile away. Fire crews contained the fire to the original structure and no one was hurt.
Brush fire: 8:43 a.m., (Auburn). Firefighters responding to a small brush fire at Mt. Baker Middle School quickly put out the conflagration and notified the fire marshal’s fire investigator.
Residential fire: 1:10 a.m., (Pacific). Fire units responding to a house fire in the 100 block of 5th Avenue Southwest in Pacific found the attached garage fully involved. Crews quickly doused the flames and performed a search of the two-story home. Residents had escaped before the fire department got there. The fire was contained to the garage and there were no injuries reported. A VRFA fire investigator was on scene to determine the cause.