Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls:
Fall City Fire Department
Thursday, Sept. 28
Illegal burns: At 2:17 p.m., Fall City firefighters responded to a report of an illegal burn. The crew arrived on scene and found four burning piles, and a grass fire that had extended to 50 by 100 feet. They extinguished all the fires before they endangered any of the nearby structures.
Friday, Sept. 29
Brush fire: At 7:41 p.m., firefighters were called to a brush fire. On arrival they found a 15-foot by 15-foot fire burning in a compost pile. They extinguished the flames with assistance from an Eastside Fire & Rescue water truck.
Tuesday, Oct. 3
Fall: At 3:51 p.m., firefighters assisted a patient who had fallen over an embankment near the Snoqualmie river. On arrival they found a man with an injured leg. They removed him from the shoreline and transported him to an area hospital via the Fall City aid car.
Snoqualmie Fire Dept.
Thursday, Sept. 28
Broken ankle: At 12:06 a.m., Snoqualmie firefighters assisted another emergency unit to lift a large man with a suspected broken ankle onto a stretcher for transport.
Friday, Sept. 29
Accidental alarm: At 2:10 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to an activated fire alarm. They determined the alarm was set off by an employee drilling holes into work desks. The system was placed into a standby mode until the employee’s work was completed.
False alarm: At 1:10 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a fire alarm at Echo Glen Children’s Center. The alarm was set off by a dry system in the HVAC controls going wet. Echo Glen’s staff handled the reset and repair.
Sunday, Oct. 1
Rollover: At 1:35 a.m., Snoqualmie firefighters were dispatched with other eastside units to a one-car rollover accident. There was one patient with no injuries. Firefighters assisted with flipping the car back over.
Malfunction: At 11:56 a.m., firefighters responded to an activated fire alarm at the new Safeway. The alarm was located in the managers’ office. The crew arrived to find the store evacuated, and no sign of fire from outside. They found no obvious problem inside, and spoke with the manager. The store has had multiple ongoing problems with its alarm system and the manager said an alarm tech was coming to check the system. The system was reset and the store opened back up to customers and employees.
Accident: At 3:43 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded with other Eastside units for a motor-vehicle accident rescue on westbound I-90. Firefighters assisted with extricating two patients from vehicles and transporting them to an area hospital.
Monday, Oct. 2
Flooded: At 7:24 a.m., firefighters responded to a reported of a flooded basement. The caller said she had heard the sound of water but wasn’t sure what had happened, and initially was unable to locate the source. She then went into the mechanical room and found water spraying everywhere and about two inches of water on the floor. The water was secured and the homeowner was advised to call her insurance company to get the process started for repairs.
False alarm: At 9:38 a.m., firefighters were dispatched to a fire alarm at the Early Learning Center. An occupant was trying to clean a detector and accidentally triggered the alarm.
Collision: At 2:23 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a report of an accident. A 16-year-old boy driving a coupe had rear-ended an SUV. The driver was examined and his injuries were limited to an injured right forearm. Another responding unit had already splinted the arm. Snoqualmie’s crew transported the patient to an area hospital.
Collision: At 4:12 p.m., firefighters responded to a reported school bus collision with an SUV. The SUV driver ran into the rear left side of a Snoqualmie Valley School District bus at low speed, causing minor damage. No injuries were reported by the school district official at the scene and the children had already been moved to another bus and left. The driver of the SUV reported no injuries and did not want aid.
Wednesday, Oct. 4
Smoke: At 5:45 p.m., firefighters dispatched to westbound I-90 at exit 22 for reported smoke in the area south of the freeway. They checked the area and found no sign of smoke or fire.
Medical aid: In addition to the above calls, Snoqualmie EMTs responded to eight medical aid incidents, bringing the total number of calls to date to 847.