VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Sept. 15

  • Friday, September 15, 2017 10:30am
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The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 237 requests for service between Sept. 4 and 10, among them the following:

Sept. 4

Service call: 7:57 p.m., (Lea Hill). Firefighters finished evaluating a woman who’d been stuck in an elevator and left her at the scene in stable condition.

Sept. 5

Aid call: 10:37 a.m., (Pacific). After firefighters evaluated a man who had passed out, they determined he needed further evaluation, so a private ambulance sped him off to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center (MAMC).

Sept. 6

Aid call: 3:08 p.m., (South Auburn). Firefighters and King County Medics treated a man who’d been found in his car in the middle of an intersection, suffering from low blood sugar, and a VRFA Aid Unit hurried him off to MAMC.

Sept. 8

Apartment fire: 4:14 a.m.,(Algona). Firefighters, Algona Police and South King Fire and Rescue responding to a house fire in the 400 block of 1st Avenue East found an exterior deck fire extending to the second floor. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire, and nobody was hurt. Fire investigators are trying to determine what happened.

Accident: 12:57 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters responding to a two-car accident evaluated a young woman and a little girl, but neither required further medical attention.

Sept. 10

Aid call: 9:15 p.m., (Auburn). Firefighters evaluated a middle-aged man who was complaining of chest pain and shortness of breath, and an ambulance transported him to a local hospital.

Outdoor burning: 9:45 p.m., (Lea Hill). Residents unaware of the burn ban kindled a fire outside, which firefighters had them extinguish before informing the errant residents on how to check for a burn ban and how to obtain a burn permit.


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