For the period

Aug 15-Sept 15 2013

Total Calls: 139

EMS: 85

Fire/service: 13

Other: 41

Sept. 15

Firefighters were called to the report of a chimney fire at a Palmer Lake house late Sunday night. They arrived to find no fire at the residence and returned in service. Upon arriving at the station firefighters were called back to the scene for a burn patient. The resident at the house in question had fallen into the wood stove after firefighters left. The resident was treated for minor burns and left at scene.

Sept. 20

Firefighters were called by Washington State Patrol to assess a 17-year-old victim of an assault. The victim was found in the back seat of a vehicle that was stopped by WSP on suspicion of DUI. The victim was intoxicated and stated he was assaulted by a 19-year-old man. The victim was transported to a local hospital for evaluation and treatment of multiple cuts and bruises.

Sept. 22

Firefighters responded to a Jackson Lake woman for a possible blood sugar problem. On scene, crews found that the woman had also suffered a seizure. The woman was transported to a local hospital for evaluation and observation.

Sept. 24

Firefighters responded to the report of a rollover crash. The man involved in the accident was pulled out of the heavily damaged pickup truck by bystanders. The driver consented to treatment and was transported to a local hospital for evaluation and is being investigated on suspicion of DUI.

Sept. 26

Crews were dispatched in the early morning hours to the Key Center fire station for a 50-year-old man with chest pain. The man was treated and transported to St Anthony Hospital for further evaluation and treatment. Citizens are reminded to call 911 for emergencies, versus driving themselves to a fire station seeking treatment.

Sept. 29

Firefighters to the report of an unconscious man in a residence near Vaughn. The man is said to have fallen by members of the household after waking up not feeling right. The man was placed on a backboard as a precautionary measure and transported to a local hospital for evaluation.

Oct. 1

A Longbranch woman called 911 for chest pains. Firefighters from the Wauna and Wright Bliss fire stations responded. The woman was treated and transported to a local hospital for evaluation and observation.

Oct. 3

Key Peninsula Firefighters responded to the report of a woman having seizures at a local massage parlor. The woman was said to have started shaking by bystanders while seated. The woman’s son was on hand to provide details of her medical history. The woman was transported to a local hospital for treatment and evaluation.

Oct. 14

Crews responded to the aid of a 16-year-old teen who had smoked a lot of marijuana and was experiencing a bad high. The youth said he had met with some friends to partake of the pot, then went home right afterward. Once at home he felt out of control and called 911 for assistance, much to his mother’s surprise; as she was at home and didn’t realize he was in his room in the condition he was in.

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