By Heather Chadwick, Snohomish County Fire District 7 Public Information and Education Officer.
Snohomish County Fire District 7 responded to 727 calls, of which 207 calls were in the City of Mill Creek, from August 2 to September 13, 2016, as follows:
- Fire Related: 32.
- Medical Aid: 430.
- Motor Vehicle Collisions: 46.
- Service Calls: 219.
- Total = 727.
At 8:27 a.m. crews were dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of SR 9 SE and 168th St SE. When crews arrived they quickly began evaluation of the patients. On patient was transported to Providence Hospital by medic unit.
At 1:47 a.m. crews were dispatched to a report of a vehicle fire at 16300 block of Mill Creek Blvd. Firefighters arrived to find the vehicle fully involved. The crew from Engine 76 pulled an attack hose line and used water and foam to contain the fire and quickly extinguish the flames. The driver was able to get out of the vehicle before the fire started. No injuries were reported.
At 4:20 p.m. crews responded to a report of a residential fire at the 16000 block of SR 9 SE. When firefighters arrived on scene they found the homeowner trying to extinguish a generator on the outside of the house that was on fire. Crews quickly pulled an attack hose line and were able to fully extinguish the fire. No injuries were reported.
At 8:07 p.m. crews were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on 172nd Place SW. When crews arrived they found the patient alert and orientated. Crews started patient evaluation and treatment then transported the patient to Providence Hospital by medic unit.
At 1:51 p.m. crews were dispatched mutual aid to a report of a residential structure fire at the 5700 block of 136th St SE. Firefighters arrived to find on the outside of the town home with the fire traveling up the siding. Crews were able to quickly extinguish the flames and check for extension into the rest of the home. The fire did not spread inside of the home. No one was in the residence at the time of the fire. No injuries were reported.
Fire Prevention week is fast approaching. 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 9th from 12:00-4:00, and end the week with an Open House at Station 31 (163 Village Court, Monroe) on Saturday, October 15th 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!