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Motorhome burns on I-90; chimney smokes up at Lodge | Snoqualmie Valley fire calls

Fire agencies responded to the following calls in the Valley:

Fall City Fire District

Wednesday, Nov. 27

Breathing problem: At 11:12 a.m., firefighters responded to an 87-year-old woman who was experiencing shortness of breath. She was treated and transported to Swedish Hospital at Issaquah via the Fall City Fire aid car.

Tuesday, Nov. 26

Flu: At 10:45 a.m., firefighters responded to a 92-year-old man who had flu-like symptoms. He was treated and transported to Overlake Hospital via private ambulance.

Faintness: At 12:36 p.m., firefighters responded to a 73-year-old man with a decreased level of consciousness. He was treated and transported to Swedish Hospital at Issaquah via private ambulance.

Medical issue: At 6:48 p.m., firefighters responded to a 55-year-old woman with a medical issue. The patient was also seen by a paramedic unit from Bellevue Fire. She was treated and transported to Swedish of Issaquah via the medic unit.

Sunday, Nov. 24

Faintness: At 12:04 a.m., firefighters responded to 47-year-old man with a syncopal episode. He was treated and transported to Swedish of Issaquah via the Fall City Fire aid car.

Chimney fire: At 10:11 a.m., firefighters responded to a chimney fire. The fire was contained to the chimney enclosure and master bedroom. It was extinguished.

Saturday, Nov. 23

Cut head: At 5:35 a.m., firefighters responded to a 79-year-old man with a head laceration. The man was given an exam and transported to Snoqualmie Valley Hospital via private auto.

Car accident: At 2:54 p.m., firefighters responded to a one-car motor vehicle accident. Three patients were given exams and all were released at the scene.

Friday, Nov. 22

Pain: At 9:51 a.m., firefighters responded to a 22-year-old woman who was experiencing neck pain.

Confused: At 11:18 a.m., firefighters responded to a 61-year-old man who was confused. He was given an exam and transported to Overlake Hospital via private ambulance.

Thursday, Nov. 21

Heroin overdose: At 12:19 p.m., firefighters responded to a 55-year-old man with a heroin overdose. The patient was also seen by a paramedic unit from Bellevue Fire. The patient was treated and transported to Swedish Hospital of Issaquah via the medic unit.

Fall: At 8:13 p.m., firefighters responded to a 36-year-old man who that had fallen. He was treated and transported to Swedish Hospital at Issaquah via the Fall City Fire aid car.

Snoqualmie Fire Dept.

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Chimney fire: Snoqualmie firefighters responded with Eastside Fire and Rescue units to a residence on 396th Drive Southeast for a chimney fire. The homeowner had used a fire extinguisher to extinguish the burning creosote in the chimney. Firefighters assisted the homeowner with smoke removal.

Turn that damper: Firefighters from Snoqualmie, Fall City and Eastside Fire and Rescue responded to the Salish Lodge for smoke filling the second floor. Crews located a fire place in a guest room with a fire burning and the damper closed. Crews used two gas-powered fans to blow the smoke out of the building.

Sunday, Dec. 1

Motor home fire: Firefighters responded with Eastside Fire units to a motor-home fire on Interstate 90. The home was fully involved, and crew assisted with suppression and prevention of fuel entering the storm drains. No injuries were reported.

Saturday, Nov. 30

Alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to the Snoqualmie Ridge area for a residential fire alarm. After investigation, it was determined that the alarm sounded due to batteries that needed to be replaced.

Odd smell: Fire units responded to Isley Street for a homeowner that called the station to report a smell of natural gas inside their home. Crews investigated and found that the smell had dissipated. Personnel could not locate the source, but Puget Sound Energy was contacted to come out and perform an inspection.

Thursday, Nov. 21

Busted hydrant: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to the Snoqualmie Ridge area for a fire hydrant that had turned on and was flowing with water. The fire hydrant was turned off and the public works department was contacted to put de-icer down on the street.

Medical calls: In addition to the above calls, Snoqualmie firefighters responded to 27 medical aid calls, bringing the annual call number to 1,094.

 

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