By Heather Chadwick, Snohomish County Fire District 7 Public Information and Education Officer.
Snohomish County Fire District 7 responded to 206 calls from March 21st to March 27th, 2017, with 41 of the calls being in Mill Creek.
- Fire Related: 4
- Medical Aid: 133
- Motor Vehicle Collisions: 15
- Service Calls: 54
- Total = 206
At 4:50 p.m. crews were dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of 203rd Street SE and Old Monroe/Duvall Hwy. When crews arrived on scene they found a two-car T-bone accident. Firefighters quickly started patient assessment. One patient was transported to Evergreen Health – Monroe.
At 12:39 p.m. Fire District 7 was dispatched to a report of a brush fire next to a house at the 700 block of Park Lane. When firefighters arrived they found 20-foot arborvitaes fully involved approximately six feet from a residence. Engine 31 stretched an attack line to extinguish the flames. Additional crews stretched a hose line to protect the residence. The cause of the fire was due to a propane weed torch being used too close to the trees. There was no damage to the adjacent home. No injuries reported.
At 3:21 p.m. Fire District 7 was dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle versus pedestrian collision at the 13400 block of 69th Drive SE. Crews arrived on scene and started patient treatment. Medic 76 transported the pedestrian to Providence in Everett.
At 8:33 p.m. Fire District 7 was dispatched to a report of a two-car motor vehicle collision at the 19000 block of Tjerne Place SE. When crews arrived they found the vehicles in a head-on type collision with one vehicle leaking fluids. Crews blocked traffic and quickly started patient evaluations. One patient was transported to Evergreen Health – Monroe by Aid unit.
At 6:50 p.m. crews were dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of 16th Avenue SE and 132nd Street SE. When crews arrived they found two vehicles involved in a moderate speed, front-end collision, partially blocking several lanes. Engine 76 stabilized vehicles while Medic 76 triaged patients. Two patients were transported to Swedish – Mill Creek, one by Aid unit, the other by Medic Unit.
As we approach spring everyone is getting outside to work in the yard. We want to remind citizens that there are specific regulations within Fire District 7 when it comes to outdoor burning.
Recently, the board of fire commissioners passed a resolution to expand the residential outdoor burning area.
To find out if you live within the expanded area and to learn more about the regulations of outdoor burning, visit our website http://snofire7.org/public_information/outdoor_burning/index.cfm.
Burn permits can be purchased at Station 31, 163 Village Court, Monroe.