VRFA fire and rescue blotter | March 22

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The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 255 calls for service between March 11 and 18, among them the following:

March 11

Car vs. pedestrian: 12:58 p.m., (North Auburn). Firefighters responding to a car vs. pedestrian accident involving two pedestrians treated a woman for minor injuries, and scooted her to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).

March 12

Aid call: 3:49 p.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters helped a senior citizen who had fallen and sprained her ankle, and a private ambulance transported her to MAMC.

March 13

Aid call: 10:54 a.m., (Pacific). Firefighters helped a man who was complaining of chest discomfort, and King County Medics transported him to MAMC.

March 14

Aid call: 1:51 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters evaluated a teenage girl who had fainted, and her mother took her home in stable condition.

March 15

Aid call:2:17 p.m., (West Hill, Auburn). Firefighters and King County Medics treated a woman in respiratory arrest, and medics transported her to MAMC with firefighter help.

Accident: 1:34 p.m., (Pacific). Firefighters and the Washington State Patrol responded to a five-car accident on southbound State Route 167, where firefighters treated a middle-aged man for minor injuries before transporting him to MAMC. Firefighters also treated a girl, and a private ambulance zipped her off to Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital.

March 18

Automatic fire alarm: 9:42 a.m., (Auburn). Firefighters responding to a smoke activation alarm in a strip mall retail store arrived to find all occupants of the mall out and safe. After firefighters determined that the cause of the smoke alarm had been employees frying bacon on a skillet, they reset the alarm. There was no active fire or damage.

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