By Autumn Waite, Snohomish Fire District 7 Public Information Office/Educator.
From April 1st to 15th, 2013 Snohomish County Fire District 7 responded to 187 calls, 74 of which were in Mill Creek.
- Fires: 21
- Medical Aid: 143
- Motor Vehicle Collisions: 8
- Service Calls: 15
- Total = 187
At 3:16 p.m. Fire District 7 responded to a report of a motor vehicle into a fire hydrant in the 18600 block of 12th Drive SE. One person was transported to a local hospital.
At 10:18 p.m. Fire District 7 was dispatched to a house fire in the 13700 block of 43rd Ave. SE in Mill Creek. They were able to quickly knock down the flames and contain the fire damage to a second floor bedroom. There was smoke damage throughout the second floor.
Overall, 20 fire personnel responded. There were no injuries. Damage was estimated at $100,000. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
At 8:38 a.m. Fire District 7 responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 522 at Echo Lake Road. Three vehicles were involved and three people were transported to local hospitals.
At 12:27 p.m. Fire District 7 responded to a motor vehicle collision in the 18600 block of the Bothell Everett Highway. Two vehicles were involved and two people were transported to a local hospital.