Here are 911 Calls for Service responded to by the Valley Regional Fire Authority (VRFA) from Nov. 13–10, 2023:
Aid Call: (Auburn) On Monday, November 13th, at 2:34 p.m., firefighters responded to reports of an adult female having an anaphylactic reaction at an allergy clinic. On scene VRFA personnel evaluated and found her to be in stable condition. Engine 332 subsequently transported her to a local hospital, including snapping a quick photo of her in the backseat of the engine at her request. The patient was quite surprised and pleased to take a ride in a fire engine. Additionally, the engine crew drove the patient’s personal vehicle to the hospital, with the patient’s permission, to ease her way home after the emergency room.
Aid Call: (Auburn) On Tuesday, November 14th at 10:07 a.m., VRFA firefighters and King County Medic One paramedics responded to reports of an unconscious male found down near the roadway. Firefighters found the patient to be unconscious with a pulse. Firefighters and paramedics treated him for a suspected opioid overdose before he was transported to a local hospital by firefighters for further treatment.
Vehicle Collision: (Auburn) On Wednesday, November 15th, at 3:45 p.m., firefighters responded to a 2-car motor vehicle collision. Two of the occupants had minor injuries. They were treated on scene and transported to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center for further evaluation.
Car Fire: (Pacific) On Wednesday, November 15th, at 8:39 p.m., firefighters were called to the report of a car fire on Highway 167. Firefighters arrived to find the car fully involved in the fire. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire, but the vehicle was a total loss.
Shooting: (Lakeland Hills) On Wednesday, November 17th at 12:33 a.m., firefighters responded with the Auburn Police Department and King County Medic One Paramedics to an adult male who had been shot in the shoulder. Firefighters and paramedics treated the patient, then transported the patient to Harborview Medical Center ER by King County Medic One Paramedics.
CPR: (Auburn) On Friday, November 17th, at 9:26 a.m., firefighters responded to an elderly male suffering from a witnessed cardiac arrest outside on the sidewalk. Auburn PD began CPR and delivered one shock with their AED. VRFA Firefighters and King County Medic One paramedics arrived and continued CPR. Paramedics transported the patient to MultiCare Auburn Medical Center for continued care.
Aid Call: (Lakeland Hills) On Saturday, November 18, at 10:32 a.m., firefighters responded to the MultiCare Medical Clinic in Lakeland Hills for a female patient complaining of heart palpitations. Personnel treated the patient, and a private ambulance transported her to MultiCare Auburn for further care.
Motorcycle Crash: (Auburn) On Sunday, November 19th, at 5:18 p.m., firefighters responded to a reported motorcycle crash with injuries. Upon arrival, VRFA firefighters and King County paramedics evaluated one male patient with moderate injuries. Firefighters transported the patient to a local emergency room for further treatment.
Automatic Fire Alarm: (Lakeland Hills) On Sunday, November 19th, at 11:22 a.m., VRFA firefighters responded to a report of a fire alarm going off in a residence. Engine 333 arrived to find a small two-story house with an alarm sounding and nothing visible. The crew was able to gain access into the home that was not occupied at the time and determined that there was no fire problem at the location. Engine 333 contacted the homeowner through a video doorbell system to explain the circumstances.