Blotter: Fire agencies assist patients with breathing and heart trouble, multiple vehicle accidents

  • Wednesday, December 27, 2017 11:23am
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Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following calls:

Fall City Fire Department

Thursday, Dec. 14

Breathing trouble: At 9:04 a.m., firefighters responded to a report of a 49-year old-man experiencing difficulty breathing. The patient was treated and transported to a local hospital via the Fall City Fire aid car.

Saturday, Dec. 16

House fire: At 2:22 a.m., firefighters responded to a residential structure fire and extinguished the flames.

Chest pain: At 5:19 a.m., the department assisted an 83-year-old man reporting chest pain and shortness of breath. The patient was also seen by a paramedic unit from Bellevue Fire. The patient was treated and transported to an area hospital via the medic unit.

Stroke: At 2:29 p.m., firefighters assisted an 88-year-old man believed to be experiencing a cerebral vascular accident. The patient was treated and transported to an area hospital via the Fall City Fire aid car.

Medical exam: At 5:37 p.m., firefighters were asked by the King County Sheriff’s Office to complete a medical exam on a man in his 60’s. They examined the patient and released him back to Sheriff’s Office.

Sunday, Dec. 17

False alarm: At 2:49 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to a burn complaint but found no problem at the site.

Fall: At 6:20 p.m., firefighters assisted a 100-year-old woman who has fallen. She was treated and transported to an area hospital via private ambulance.

Monday, Dec. 18

Bear spray: At 1:56 a.m., the department was called to assist a 26-year-old woman who’d gotten bear spray in her eyes. They flushed her eyes then left her at home.

Flood alert: At 8:39 a.m., the department was notified that the Snoqualmie River had reached flood stage 2, and notified all homes that had asked to be notified of flood alerts.

Fall: At 6:05 p.m., firefighters assisted a 78-year-old woman who had fallen. She was treated and transported to an area hospital via private ambulance.

Flu: At 8:14 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to a report of a 28-year-old man with flu like symptoms. The patient was treated and transported to an area hospital via the Fall City Fire aid car.

Tuesday, Dec. 19

Abdominal pain: At 5:22 p.m., firefighters assisted a 63-year-old woman reporting abdominal pain. The patient was treated and transported to an area hospital via private ambulance.

Snoqualmie Fire Department

Thursday, Dec 14

Four-car accident: At 8:48 a.m., firefighters responded to a four-car motor vehicle accident at milepost 27 on S.R. 18. Firefighters assisted other units already on scene. Five travelers were injured and were transported to various local and area hospitals.

False alarm: At 10:50 p.m., the department was dispatched to a fire alarm at a new restaurant on Snoqualmie Ridge. Someone had accidentally set off the alarm; firefighters reset the system.

Monday, Dec. 18

Heart trouble: At 12:28 a.m., firefighters responded to a 59-year-old male complaining of chest pains and numbness in his left arm. They arrived to find the patient walking out of his front door. He said he’d recently been diagnosed with heart issues and was scheduled for a follow up in another week, but he requested an immediate re-evaluation and was transported to an area hospital.

Tuesday, Dec. 19

Rear-ended: At 5:50 a.m., firefighters responded to a two-car motor vehicle accident on S.R. 18. They contacted the driver of a car that had been rear-ended. He complained of pain in his upper right abdomen and left arm. Firefighters assisted the medic unit with stabilizing the patient’s spine for transport to an area hospital.

Wednesday, Dec. 20

Rollover: At 7:40 p.m., firefighters assisted a 57-year-old woman who was involved in a rollover accident on westbound I-90. The woman had no chief injury complaint, but was transported to an area hospital as a precaution.

Medical aid: In addition to the above calls, Snoqualmie EMTs responded to 13 medical aid incidents, bringing the total number of calls to date to 1032.

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