VRFA fire and rescue blotter | July 19

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The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 291 calls for service between July 8 and 14, among them the following:

July 8

Vehicle fire: 6 p.m., (Pacific). Firefighters and Pacific Police responding to a two-car smash-up with a fire at the corner of Stewart Road Southwest and Thornton Avenue Southwest extinguished the blaze and treated a woman for minor injuries. The fire was accidental.

July 9

Brush fire: 1:43 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters extinguished a slow-moving grass fire without threat to structures, property or people.

July 10

Aid call: 1:37 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters treated a man in seizure, and the Boeing Fire Department motored him to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).

July 11

Aid call: 7:20 a.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters evaluated a middle-aged woman who was complaining of nausea, and a personal vehicle zipped her off to a local hospital.

July 12

Commercial fire: 9 p.m., (South Auburn). Firefighters responding to a report of smoke from an apartment in the 2900 block of Auburn Way South extinguished the fire, limiting damage to one apartment. Management of the apartment complex placed the occupant in temporary housing. Fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fire.

July 13

Fire: 9:32 a.m., (Pacific). Firefighters responding to a residential fire contained it to the kitchen. No one was injured. The fire is under investigation.

July 14

Residential fire: 5:10 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters responding to a residential house fire arrived to find a single-story home with heavy smoke conditions and flames through the roof, so they pulled out multiple hose lines and extinguished the fire. The incident is under investigation.


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