VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Nov. 8

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Between Oct. 28 and Nov. 3, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 254 calls for service, among them the following:

Oct. 28

Overdose: 10:01 p.m., (Pacific). Firefighters and King County Medics administered Narcan to a woman who had overdosed, and a private ambulance motored her to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).

Oct. 29

Service call: 8:15 a.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters used a chainsaw to remove a tree that had fallen onto a road.

Oct. 30

Shooting: 9:46 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters and King County Medics hustling to the 2800 block of Auburn Way South for a shooting treated a young man who’d sustained a gunshot wound to one of his arms, and a private ambulance zipped him to MAMC.

Oct. 31

Accident: 11:26 a.m., (Auburn). Firefighters responding to a passenger car vs. semi-truck collision used hydraulic tools to get the severely-wounded young man out of his car, and medics transported him to Harborview Medical Center.

Nov. 1

Aid call: 10:07 a.m., (South Auburn). Firefighters helped a woman who was struggling to breathe, spoke to a hospice care social worker by phone, and arranged for an ambulance to take the woman to a hospital.

Nov. 2

Fuel Leak: 11:30 a.m., (North Auburn). Firefighters responding to an unattended utility trailer that was leaking fuel from a large metal drum in its bed found a small leak at the bottom of the drum, which they mitigated by securing the barrel on its side and laying absorbent on the street. Firefighters then reported the incident to Auburn Police and to the Washington State Department of Ecology.

Nov. 3

Aid call:12:07 p.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters helped a woman who had tripped on a parking lot, and a private ambulance transported her to Valley Medical Center.

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