By Heather Chadwick, Snohomish County Fire District 7 Public Information and Education Officer.
Snohomish County Fire District 7 responded to 519 calls from September 16th to October 1st, 2017, with 94 of the calls being in Mill Creek.
- Fire Related: 7
- Medical Aid: 329
- Motor Vehicle Collisions: 23
- Service Calls: 160
- Total = 519
At 3:25 p.m. Fire District 7 was dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle versus bicycle collision at the 300 block of North Kelsey Street. When crews arrived, they found Monroe Police Department controlling traffic and one bicyclist still on the ground. Crews quickly started patient assessment and care. One patient was transported to Evergreen – Monroe by aid unit with non-life-threatening injuries.
At 1:46 p.m. Fire District 7 was dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle versus bicycle collision at the intersection of SR 203 and 203rd Street SE. Crews quickly performed patient care while Washing State Patrol controlled traffic. One patient was transported to Evergreen – Monroe by medic unit.
At 3:01 p.m. Fire District 7 was dispatched to a report of a male trapped between heavy equipment and a wall at the 19600 block of 35th Ave SE. When crews arrived, they used a high lift jack and cribbing to lift and support the machine off of the patient. Once the patient was freed from the machinery he was evaluated by medical personnel and found uninjured.
Fire Prevention week is next week, October 8th to 14th, with this year’s focus of Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!
Fire District 7 is hosting two Open Houses to promote fire and life safety!
We start the week with an Open House at Station 71 (8010 180th St SE, Snohomish) on Sunday, October 8th from 12:00-4:00, and end the week with an Open House at Station 31 (163 Village Court, Monroe) on Saturday, October 14th from 10:00–2:00.
These events 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!