Packages snatched, dumped; Back to back house fires: Snoqualmie Valley police, fire blotter

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls:

North Bend Sheriff’s Substation

Friday, Jan. 31

Suspended thief: At 6:01 p.m., an officer patrolling West Park Street at Bendigo Boulevard made a traffic stop. The driver had a suspended license and was wanted on a theft warrant. The officer arrested him and booked him into jail.

Sunday, Feb. 2

Package pickup: At 11:03 a.m., a business in the 500 block of Northeast Sixth Street reported online that two packages left outside for UPS to pick up were stolen. UPS reported the packages were not available for pickup. The packages were identical, and one was found near a dumpster in the city.

Tuesday, Feb. 4

Trespass: At 9:20 a.m., a caller in the 300 block of East Second Street reported that someone had trespassed on his property. An unknown person apparently entered the abandoned home by the back door, and slept inside.

Wednesday, Feb. 5

Prowling suspect: At 1:52 a.m., a caller in the 46200 block of Southeast 139th Place reported two teenage boys were in his driveway, looking at his vehicle, but left when he saw them. Police contacted the two juveniles nearby, and arrested one on a felony warrant.

Fall City Fire Department

Thursday, Jan. 30

Help: At 8:24 p.m., Fall City Fire responded to the 36800 block of 47th Place for a 64-year-old man who needed help moving. He was left at home with his wife.

Friday, Jan. 31

Breathing problem: At 8:44 a.m., the Fall City Fire Department and Bellevue Paramedics responded to the 9500 block of 315th Avenue for a 68-year-old man with shortness of breath. He was evaluated, treated, and left at home.

Sunday, Feb. 2

Breathing problem: At 10:43 p.m., the Fall City Fire Department and Bellevue Paramedics responded to the 4400 block of 334th Place Southeast for a 70-year-old man in respiratory distress. He was evaluated and transported to a local hospital by Bellevue paramedics.

Monday, Feb. 3

House fire: At 12:07 p.m., the Fall City and Snoqualmie Fire Departments responded to the 38000 block of Northern Street for reports of flames and smoke seen from outside a building. Crewmembers extinguished an active chimney fire, but it had spread into the attic. The cause was determined to be accidental and the fire  loss estimated at $50,000.  There were no injuries.

Structure fire: At 1:45 p.m., Fall City Fire and Eastside Fire and Rescue teams responded to the 14100 block of 452nd Avenue for multiple reports of smoke and flames seen in a window. Crewmembers found flames coming from all four sides of a residence. They extinguished the fire while protecting neighboring exposures.

Tuesday, Feb. 4

Brush fire: At 9:05 p.m., Fall City Fire responded to the 3200 block of 300th Avenue Southeast for reports of a brush fire. Crew members found a 10-by-10-foot illegal burn. They extinguished the fire and issued a violation notice.

Wednesday, Feb. 5

Illegal burn: At 4:50 p.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 900 block of Redmond-Fall City Road Northeast for reports of smoke and haze in the area. They found a 15-by-10-foot illegal burn that was very smoky. They extinguished the fire, and issued a notice of violation.

Snoqualmie Fire Department

Friday, Jan. 30

Fuel spill: Snoqualmie firefighters were dispatched to the area of Snoqualmie Parkway and Southeast  Center Street for a fuel spill. Snoqualmie Public Works arrived, set out  absorbent pads and evaluated the spill. They were unable to discover what caused it.

Monday, Feb. 3

Monoxide leak: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to the Snoqualmie Ridge area for possible carbon  monoxide leak in a home.  The crew found no levels of carbon monoxide in the  residence.

House fire: Snoqualmie firefighters responded with Eastside Fire units to a reported house fire in  the area of 452nd Avenue Southeast.  The house was a total  loss.

Tuesday, Feb. 4

Monoxide leak: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to Snoqualmie Ridge for a carbon monoxide/gas detector alert.  They found no readings.

Wednesday, Feb. 5

Smoke alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to Southeast River Street for a smoke alarm. They found no signs of fire and determined the detector had malfunctioned.

Smoke alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to Elderberry Avenue for a smoke alarm. The building was secure with no signs of fire. After talking with neighbors, crews gained access to the structure and determined that the alarm  had malfunctioned. The homeowner was notified.

Medical calls: In addition to the above calls, Snoqualmie firefighters responded to nine medical aid  calls, bringing the total 2014 call number to 87.













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