VRFA fire and rescue blotter | April 8

A sampling of 233 calls March 30-April 5

  • Wednesday, April 8, 2020 10:55am
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The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to the 233 calls for service between March 30 and April 5, among them the following:

March 30

Overdose: 12:42 p.m. (Auburn) Firefighters and King County Medics responded to a man who overdosed on a public transit bus. Firefighters treated the patient with Narcan and he then refused further care. He left the scene after signing out against medical advice.

March 31

Shooting: 9:41 p.m. (Auburn) Firefighters responded to a report of a shooting. Firefighters and King County Medics arrived to find one patient was shot and another had a head injury. Firefighters and medics performed CPR on the shooting victim who was later called deceased at the scene. The other patient was transported by private ambulance to a local hospital for further treatment.

April 1

Aid Call: 7:50 a.m. (Lea Hill) Firefighters responded to an elderly man with COVID-19 requesting transport to a hospital because he was not feeling well. The patient was evaluated at the scene by VRFA personnel then transported to Valley Medical Center by a private ambulance for further evaluation and treatment.

April 2

Aid Call: 4:38 p.m. (Auburn) Firefighters responded to a man that fell in his room. The patient was treated at the scene then transported to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center by private ambulance.

April 3

Aid Call: 10:42 a.m. (Lea Hill) Firefighters assisted an elderly man with shortness of breath and cough. Patient was evaluated by King County Medics and transported to Auburn MultiCare by private ambulance.

April 4

Aid Call: (Algona) Firefighters responded to a male patient that experienced a panic attack while driving through Algona. Crews evaluated the patient. Patient’s mother arrived at the scene and gave the patient a ride home.

April 5

Aid Call: 10:22 a.m. (Pacific) Firefighters responded to a woman complaining of a rapid heart rate. The patient was evaluated on scene and transported to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center by private ambulance.


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