By Heather Chadwick, Snohomish County Fire District 7 Public Information and Education Officer.
Snohomish County Fire District 7 responded to 207 calls from October 2nd to October 8th, 2017, with 42 of the calls being in Mill Creek.
- Fire Related: 7
- Medical Aid: 122
- Motor Vehicle Collisions: 11
- Service Calls: 67
- Total = 207
- At 9:04 a.m. Fire District 7 was dispatched to a motor vehicle collision with extrication involving 4 vehicles at the 15900 block of SR 2. When crews arrived, they established a safe working area to start the extrication of one patient from a vehicle. Additional crews triaged the remaining patients, controlled traffic, and cleaned up leaking fluids from the vehicles. One patient was transported to Providence by medic unit.
- At 7: 08 p.m. crews respond to a motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle at the intersection of 216th St SE and SR 9 SE. After initial patient assessment, the call was upgraded to a medic response. Crews quickly initiated advanced life support care while additional crews controlled traffic. Only one lane of traffic in the northbound lanes was open, all other lanes were closed. One patient was transported to Harborview Medical Center by medic unit.
- At 3:15 p.m. Fire District 7 responded non-code to a report of people stuck in an elevator at the 14900 block of Bothell Everett Hwy. Crews arrived to find three people in an elevator that was stuck approximately eight inches above the floor. Firefighters assisted the three safely out of the elevator. No injuries were reported.
Fire Prevention week is this week, October 8th – 14th, with this year’s focus of Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!
Fire District 7 is hosting another Open House to promote fire and life safety at Station 31 (163 Village Court, Monroe) on Saturday, October 14th, 2017, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
This event will have car extrication demonstrations, live fire extinguisher training, firefighter challenge courses for the kids and more! Bring the whole family for a fun interactive event!