VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Nov. 7

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 199 calls service between Oct. 27 and Nov. 2, among them the following:

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 199 calls service between Oct. 27 and Nov. 2, among them the following:

Oct. 27

Commercial vehicle fire: 8:29 p.m., (Auburn). Having responded to a truck trailer ablaze on State Route 167, firefighters applied water and cooled the trailer’s brake system before leaving the vehicle and its driver in the hands of the Washington State Patrol.

Oct. 28

Aid call: 6:10 p.m., (Lakeland Hills). After firefighters helped a young woman who had just suffered a seizure, she declined transportation to a hospital, so firefighters left her in her family’s care.

Oct. 29

Unknown type of fire: 8:30 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters dispatched to a fire on the 400 block of Auburn-Black Diamond Road didn’t know what sort of fire they were about to deal with, and the Guardian One Helicopter flying over the area only reported a large glow in south Auburn. What firefighters found and quickly extinguished were two large burn barrels in flames. Firefighters then educated the homeowner about the no-nos of outdoor burning.

Oct. 30

Assault: 6:30 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters and Auburn Police hustling to help a woman who’d been assaulted with attendant loss of her purse and personal belongings treated the woman before a friend transported her to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC) for further evaluation.

Oct. 31

Aid call:3:30 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters responding to a young woman in labor found her with contractions three minutes apart. Personnel got her to MAMC for the birth of her baby.

Nov. 1

Smoke investigation: 3:29 p.m., (Pacific. Firefighters responding to a smoke investigation found a resident illegally burning yard debris. After the resident had extinguished the fire, firefighters schooled him or her on burning regulations.

Nov. 2

Car fire: 8:45 p.m.,(Auburn). Firefighters responding to a yellow sports car afire in the parking lot of an apartment complex arrived to find that a resident had already extinguished the fire. The fire is under investigation.