VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Oct. 18

  • Friday, October 18, 2019 10:30am
  • News

The VRFA responded to 244 calls for service between Oct. 7 and Oct. 13, among them the following:

Oct. 7

Car fire: 6:10 p.m., (Pacific). Firefighters called to the report of a car fire found a vehicle in the roadway with flames rising from the engine compartment. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire, limiting any spread to the adjacent fence and property.

Oct. 8

Aid call: 4:26 p.m., (South Auburn). Firefighters and King County Medics responded to a middle-aged woman in respiratory distress, and medics transported her to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).

Oct. 9

Aid call: 4:08 p.m., (Lakeland Hills). Firefighters evaluated a senior citizen who was complaining of abdominal pain then recommended she follow up with her personal physician.

Oct. 10

Aid call: 5:25 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters assessed a toddler in seizure then transported him to MAMC for further treatment.

Oct. 11

Accident: 6:45 p.m.,(Auburn). Firefighters responded to the scene of a motorcycle vs. car accident where a woman was complaining of lower leg pain. Personnel splinted the leg and an aid car transported her to a local hospital.

Oct. 12

Minor fire: 7:51 a.m.,(Auburn). Firefighters responding to a minor fire in a detached garage arrived to find a smoldering plastic shelf, which they pulled out of the garage and extinguished. Auburn Police and VRFA firefighters investigated the scene.

Oct. 13

Commercial Vehicle Fire: 9:27 p.m.(North Auburn). Firefighters who’d been dispatched to a semi-truck on fire quickly extinguished the conflagration and then called in a VRFA fire investigator to determine the fire’s origin.


Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@auburn-reporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.auburn-reporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in News

South King County area police respond to Seattle protests

The responding officers are members of the multi-agency Valley Civil Disturbance Unit, officials say.

Kabal Gill, owner of East India Grill in Federal Way, wears gloves to hand over take-out orders at his restaurant on March 23. File photo
New guidelines for Phase 2 reopenings in King County

All workers will need to wear masks as restaurants, retail shops and other businesses reopen.

This undated file photo provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows CDC’s laboratory test kit for the new coronavirus. Courtesy photo
Inslee wants nursing home residents and staff tested by June 12

Governor says state will pay for test kits and personal protective equipment.

Stock image
Campgrounds to reopen in 22 Washington counties

Campgrounds in counties actively in Phase 2 of the reopening plan will begin to welcome visitors June 1, state says.

King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht. FILE PHOTO
King County sheriff releases message about Minneapolis Police officer

Mitzi Johanknecht calls video of officer kneeling on neck of George Floyd ‘heartbreaking and disturbing’

Thursday morning fire spares occupants, home sustains limited damage

No one was hurt and a two-story home sustained only limited damage… Continue reading

File photo of construction near North Bend on Aug. 16. Sound Publishing file photo
                                File photo of construction near North Bend on Aug. 16. Sound Publishing file photo
Rural King County mayors want state to let them enter Phase 2

Mayors cite heavy economic damage from prolonged shutdown.

New dashboard shows how far along King County is to meeting Phase II metrics

The county has met more than half its goals, but the ones it hasn’t met are critical in determining how many people are still being infected, and how quickly people are being tested.

Most Read