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Broken pipes, stolen cars, odd smells | Snoqualmie Valley Police, fire blotter
Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls:
North Bend Sheriff's station
Wednesday, Nov. 20
Theft: At 5:51 p.m., a caller told police that someone had stolen the tire and wheel from his vehicle. The car had been parked near the intersection of East Park Street and North Bend Way, when someone removed the left front wheel.
Saturday, Nov. 16
Hit and Runs: At 2:52 p.m., police received a report of a Dodge pickup truck at East McClellan Street and Bendigo Boulevard, that had just hit three parked vehicles and was leaving the scene. Officers stopped the truck and arrested the driver, whose license was already suspended.
Friday, Nov. 15
Stolen car recovered: At 1:09 p.m., an officer patrolling the 300 block of Cedar Avenue South came across a Subaru that had been reported stolen in Federal Way.
Snoqualmie Fire Department
Tuesday, Dec. 10
Furnace noise: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a phone call from a woman whose furnace was making a loud sound. The crews shut the power off to the furnace and told the home owner to call a technician.
Alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a fire alarm at the Kimble Creek business buildings. Nothing was found and the alarm was reset.
Monday, Dec. 9
Alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to the Snoqualmie Ridge area for a residential automatic fire alarm. After investigation, it was determined that the alarms set off due to batteries that had died.
Broken pipe: Snoqualmie firefighters were dispatched to the Snoqualmie Ridge area for a broken water pipe. Water was leaking from a broken water pipe in the garage and the water was shut off at the meter.
Broken pipes: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to the downtown area of Snoqualmie twice for broken water pipes. The water was shut off at the meter and crews assisted in removing water from the residences.
Sunday, Dec. 8
Broken pipe: noqualmie firefighters responded to a broken water pipe in a residence on Railroad Avenue. The crew turned off the water out at the street and stopped the water flow.
Gas smell: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a residence on Elderberry Avenue to check out a reported smell of natural gas inside. Crews detected a slight gas leak from the fire place insert and turned it off.
Car accident: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a two car motor vehicle accident at the Snoqualmie High School Freshman Campus.
Saturday, Dec. 7
Alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters were dispatched to the Salish Lodge for an automatic fire alarm. After investigation, it was determined that the alarm was set off by a broken sprinkler pipe. The system was turned off, drained and a technician was called.
Monoxide alarm: Snoqualmie units were called to the 1100 block of Forster Boulevard Southwest for a carbon monoxide alarm. Personnel found the homeowner outside with the unit. Firefighters used their detection equipment and found no monoxide in the home. The alarm batteries were replaced, with no further issues.
Friday, Dec. 6
Car accident: Snoqualmie’s aid car and fire engine responded to a two car rear end accident at Douglas Ave. and Baker Ave. The drivers were evaluated and released at the scene.
Water alarm: Snoqualmie units were called to SE 79th St for a water flow alarm. Firefighters found a broken pipe in the business. Personnel assisted with water shut off and clean up.
Thursday, Dec 5.
Vacuum alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to the Trailside Building on Snoqualmie Ridge for a fire alarm. A person vacuuming had set off the detector.
Low battery: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to Echo Ridge Apartments for smoke detectors going off in a vacant apartment. Upon investigation, found a malfunction due to low batteries.
Medical calls: In addition to the above calls, Snoqualmie firefighters responded to 10 medical aid calls, bringing the annual call n