Vehicle hits power pole | Fire blotter

Between Oct. 2 and Oct. 8, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 296 calls for service.

Between Oct. 2 and Oct. 8, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 296 calls for service, among them the following:

Oct. 2

Accident: 10:08 p.m. (Pacific). Firefighters responding to a two-car, head-on collision found no injured parties at the scene. One occupant, however, had reportedly fled on foot before fire and police could get there.

Oct. 3

Wires down: 12:40 p.m. (Auburn). While firefighters were en route to reported wires down, information was updated, indicating that a vehicle had hit a power pole. Firefighters found a man on the ground near the accident scene, and moved him to a safer spot where they assessed him. A private ambulance transported the man to a local hospital.

Oct. 4

Shed fire: 1:12 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responded to a shed fire in a northern commercial district and discovered that the homeowner had already turned his garden hose on the fire and snuffed it. Firefighters helped the homeowner vent the remaining smoke and asked for an investigator to determine the cause of the fire.

Oct. 6

House fire: 5:41 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responding to a house fire in District #44’s area knocked down the fire from outside until additional crews arrived. At that point they went inside where they continued to put out the remaining fire. No one was home, no one was injured. Firefighters left the scene with District #44 personnel and a King County investigator.

Oct. 7

Automatic fire alarm: 10:15 a.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responding to an automatic fire alarm at a business found that a detector had activated the alarm. Before they left, they helped the business owner reset the system.

Oct. 8

Aid call: 8:35 a.m. (Lea Hill). Firefighters evaluated a woman who was complaining of neck pain, and a private ambulance transported her to Valley Medical Center.