VRFA fire and rescue blotter | July 6

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The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 259 calls for service between June 25 and July 1, among them the following:

June 25

Motor vehicle accident: 7:32 p.m. (Lea Hill). Firefighters responding to a one car accident into the jersey barrier along eastbound Highway 18 treated an elderly man for dizziness. A private ambulance transported him to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).

June 26

Residential fire: 11:58 a.m. (Auburn). Firefighters responding to a mobile home fire that threatened nearby structures quickly and aggressively extinguished it, containing the fire to residence of origin. No civilians or firefighters were injured. The Fire Marshal’s office is investigating the cause of the fire.

June 27

Aid call: 1:44 p.m. (Lakeland). Firefighters and King County Medics were dispatched to an elderly woman with a rapid heart rate. They evaluated the patient on scene before medics transported the woman to MAMC.

June 28

Aid call: 6:20 p.m. (Algona). VRFA firefighters and King County Medics responding to an elderly man with a severe medical issue treated him at the scene, and medics transported him to Harborview Medical Center.

June 29

Passenger vehicle fire: 2:34 a.m. (Auburn). Firefighters were dispatched to a fully involved car fire. The crew extinguished the fire and left the vehicle in the care of the owner.

June 30

Aid call: 10:22 a.m. (Pacific). Firefighters responded to the 100 block of 3rd Street Southwest of an elderly man having difficulty breathing. The patient was assisted in taking his medication, and he began to feel better. A private ambulance transported the patient to MAMC.

July 1

Aid call: 6:35 p.m. (Auburn). Firefighters and King County Medics responded to a man reportedly in cardiac arrest. Firefighters arrived on scene and discovered the patient was unconscious but had a pulse and was breathing. King County Medics and firefighters treated the patient on scene before medics transported the patient to MAMC.

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