During the week of June 8-14, 2020, the Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 204 calls for service. Four of those calls were fire-related, 156 were for aid, and 44 were categorized as other. Below are a few of the 911 calls for service VRFA responded to during this week.
The following information has been provided by VRFA:
- Aid Call: (Algona) On Monday, June 8 at 7:30 a.m., firefighters, with Auburn PD, responded to a two-car vehicle accident with airbag deployment. Three patients were evaluated but did not sustain any injuries. The scene was turned over to Auburn P.D. for investigation.
- Aid Call: (South Auburn) On Tuesday, June 9 at 4:45 p.m., firefighters and King County Paramedics responded to a young female having seizures. She was evaluated and transported to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center by private ambulance for further treatment.
- Motor Vehicle Accident: (Auburn) On Wednesday, June 10 at 9:54 p.m., VRFA firefighters and King County Medic One were dispatched to 277th and Auburn Way North for a motor vehicle accident. One patient had moderately serious injuries and a second had minor injuries. Each were transported to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center.
- Brush Fire: (Kent) On Thursday, June 11 at 5:47 p.m., firefighters responded with Puget Sound RFA to reports of a fire in the wooded area above Green River Rd and 94th Pl S. Crews climbed a steep trail to find a 20’x20’ area of debris burning in a homeless camp. Crews used hand tools to move burning debris away from overhead trees then stretched 1000 feet of hose line up the hillside to extinguish the fire.
- Vehicle Accident: (Auburn) On Friday, June 12 at 1:37 p.m., firefighters responded to a two-car vehicle accident on Highway 167. One patient with minor injuries was transported to Multicare Auburn Medical Center by VRFA aid car.
- Aid Call: (Pacific) On Saturday, June 13 at 1:36 p.m., firefighters responded to assist a female that fell off her scooter. Personnel treated the patient’s injuries and a private ambulance transported her to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center for further care.
- Aid Call: (Lea Hill) On Sunday, June 14 at 6:37 p.m., firefighters responded to a young female suffering from hives around face and neck due to an allergic food reaction. Firefighters administered Epinephrine to the patient before being transported to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center by private ambulance.