Smoke and flames on the back deck | Fire blotter

Sample of calls for service from the Valley Regional Fire Authority.

The Auburn Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 305 calls for service between Dec. 11 and Dec. 17, among them the following.

Dec. 11

Residential fire: 11:59 a.m. (Pacific). Valley Com dispatched firefighters to a residential fire in Pacific, where witnesses had reported smoke and flames showing from a back deck. Crews arrived quickly to provide swift action and aggressively performed a fire attack on the structure. Crews extinguished the fire to minimize exposure to any other structures and to ensure no one else was inside the home. The structure received major damage, and the fire marshal is investigating the origin of the fire.

Dec. 12

Aid call: 3:30 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters and paramedics treated a man in full cardiac arrest, and after he regained a pulse, paramedics transported him to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center for continued care.

Accident: 3:57 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responding to a two-car, head-on collision found a woman and her young daughter at the scene, complaining of minor injuries. Both were treated at the scene, and then VRFA personnel transported them to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center.

Dec. 14

Aid call: 12:37 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters treated an unconscious woman, and a private ambulance transported her to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center.

Dec. 15

Aid call: 1:53 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters, King County Medics and Auburn Police responded to an unconscious and unresponsive man, whom they treated for an opioid overdose on the scene with Narcan before transporting him to a local hospital.

Dec. 16

Accident: 9:48 a.m. (Auburn). Firefighters were called to reports of a vehicle that had crashed into a fence and arrived to find two cars with moderate damage and one patient who was complaining of chest pain. Firefighters treated the fellow, and a private ambulance transported him to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center.

Dec. 17

Aid call: 2:49 p.m. (Lea Hill). Firefighters responded to man who had sustained a gunshot wound to the torso. Firefighters and paramedics treated the man on the scene. Medics transported him to Auburn Airport and then Airlift Northwest flew him to Harborview Medical Center for continued care.