VRFA fire and rescue blotter | July 24

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 270 calls for service between July 13 and 19, among them the following:

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Valley Regional Fire Authority

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 270 calls for service between July 13 and 19, among them the following:

July 13

Brush fire: 5:15 p.m., (East Auburn). Firefighters responding to a reported brush fire near the 6200 block of 35th Way Southeast arrived to find a large, wind-driven fire. Valley Com dispatched multiple units to protect nearby houses and extinguish the fire. Firefighters from the VRFA and surrounding fire departments required three hours to contain and snuff out the fire.

July 14

Aid call: 5:30 p.m., (Pacific). Firefighters completed their examination of a man who was complaining of abdominal pain and transported him to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC) for further treatment.

July 15

Aid call: 4:26 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters and King County Medics stabilized an older woman in the throes of a heart attack, and medics transported her to MAMC.

July 16

Aid call: 3:10 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters helped an Auburn senior who was complaining of head pain after a fall and a private ambulance transported him to MAMC.

July 17

Aid call: 5 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters and paramedics provided care to an older woman who was suffering from severe abdominal pain after a fall. Paramedics transported the woman to a nearby hospital.

July 18

Aid call: 8:01 a.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters responding to a report of a diabetic seizure arrived to find a teenage girl suffering from an anxiety attack. Firefighters treated the girl at the scene, and a private ambulance transported her to MAMC.

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