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Stolen meds, overheated washer: Snoqualmie Valley police, fire calls

Fire and police agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following:

King County Sheriff's Department

Monday, May 10

Stolen meds: On Tuesday, May 9, a woman was at Si View Community Park about noon, watching children playing a game. She retrieved a ball for the children and left her purse unattended for a short while. At that time, she believed, someone must have got into her purse to steal prescription pills, which she realized were missing when she was about to take them the following morning. She only had six left. She went to the doctor’s office, and was told to report the loss to the police.

Saturday, May 8

Missing cash: At 7:37 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the North Bend Senior Center for suspicious activity. A volunteer arrived at the senior center thrift store and found cash missing. There were no signs of forced entry and only she and another volunteer had keys to the thrift store. Nothing was missing in the senior center but when staff went into the thrift store, the cash register was missing and a jar of pennies was knocked down. About $35 was taken. Nothing else was missing from the store.

Fall City Fire Department

Monday, May 10

Fainting: At 10:10 p.m., firefighters responded to 335th Place to help a 71-year-old woman who had fainted. She was transported to Overlake Hospital by Bellevue paramedics

Back pain: At 10:40 p.m., firefighters responded to 324th Avenue to help a 43-year-old man with back pain.

Sunday, May 9

Burn pile; At 8 p.m., firefighters responded to the Lake Alice area to investigate smoke in the area. The source was determined to be an unpermitted burn pile. The homeowner extinguished the fire and was advised to get a burn permit from the fire station prior to relighting the pile.

Car accident: At 11:26 p.m., firefighters responded to Lake Alice Road for a reported car accident. The 18-year-old man at the wheel was not injured.

Saturday, May 8

Breathing problem: At 5:43 a.m., firefighters responded to Southeast 43rd Street to help a 6-year-old boy with breathing difficulties. He was stabilized at the scene and transported to Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Fall: At 1:53 p.m., firefighters responded to the lower viewing deck at Snoqualmie Falls to help a 16-year-old girl who had fallen about eight feet onto rocks below. Firefighters from Fall City and Snoqualmie used rescue equipment to extricate her from the area and transported her to Snoqualmie Valley Hospital.

Airway obstruction: At 2:45 p.m., firefighters responded to Garden Court in Snoqualmie to help an 80-year-old woman with a partial airway obstruction. She was stabilized at the scene and transported to Snoqualmie Valley Hospital.

Friday, May 7

Flu symptoms: At 2:30 a.m., firefighters responded to 273rd Avenue to help a 73-year-old man with severe flu symptoms.

Stroke: At 3 a.m., firefighters responded to Southeast 44th Place to help a 60-year-old man with stroke symptoms. He was stabilized at the scene and transported to Evergreen Hospital Medical Center.

Fall: At 2:30 p.m., firefighters responded to help a 59-year-old woman who had fallen from a horse. She was stabilized at the scene and transported to Overlake Hospital Medical Center.

Snoqualmie Fire Department

Thursday, May 13

Gas smell: At 3:09 a.m., Snoqualmie and Fall City firefighters were dispatched to the Snoqualmie Ridge area for a smell of natural gas in a residence.

Medical problem: At 8 a.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to Melrose Avenue Southeast for a 3-year-old girl with a medical problem. She was evaluated and left at home with her parents.

Wednesday, May 12

Alarm: At 10:40 a.m., Snoqualmie firefighters were dispatched to the Snoqualmie Ridge area for an automatic fire alarm. After an investigation, it was determined that it was a false alarm and the system was reset.

Medical call: At 8:26 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to the Snoqualmie downtown area for a medical call. One patient was evaluated and then transported to the hospital by Snoqualmie EMTs.

Tuesday, May 11

Sickness: At 5:49 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs were dispatched to Silent Creek Avenue for an ill 5-year-old boy. He was evaluated and left at home with his family with follow up instructions.

Monday, May 10

Anxiety: At 1:05 a.m., Snoqualmie EMTs were dispatched to the Snoqualmie Casino for a 29-year-old woman having an anxiety attack. She refused further treatment and was allowed to go home.

Sunday, May 9

Brush fire: At 7:17 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to Southeast River Street for a brush fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a small fire burning in yard debris in the city right-of-way. The fire was extinguished and Snoqualmie police were called to investigate.

Friday, May 7

Overheated washing machine: At 11:26 a.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to the Snoqualmie Ridge for smoke coming from a washing machine. After investigation, it was determined that the smoke was caused by an overheated motor and belt.

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