By Heather Chadwick, Snohomish County Fire District 7 Public Information & Education Officer.
Snohomish County Fire District 7 responded to 245 calls from May 24th to June 6th, 2016, of which 73 were in the City of Mill Creek.
- Fire Related: 6
- Medical Aid: 158
- Motor Vehicle Collisions: 15
- Service Calls: 66
- Total = 245
At 9:46 a.m. crews were responded to a motor vehicle collision on eastbound 522 near Paradise Lake Road. When crews arrived they found one vehicle on its side and the other on the shoulder. Crews quickly started patient care. Two patients were transported to Evergreen-Kirkland by medic unit.
At 12:57 p.m. crews were dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of 164th Street SE and Mill Creek Boulevard. When crews arrived they found two vehicles that had collided at a moderate rate of speed and were blocking the roadway. Patient assessment was started and one patient was transported to Swedish-Mill Creek by aid unit.
At 1:49 p.m. crews were dispatched to a two car motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Mill Creek Boulevard and Bothell/Everett Highway. When crews arrived on scene they four two vehicles blocking the right hand turn lane with the occupants outside of the vehicle. Crews started patient assessment. No injuries were reported.
At 5:32 a.m. crews responded to a report of smoke in an apartment unit at the 13500 block of North Creek Drive. When crews arrived they performed a 360° around the building and made contact with the owner. No flames were visible. Upon further inspection crews found charring behind a corner piece of trim on the exterior of the unit. The Fire Marshall arrived for further investigation. No injuries were reported.
Summer is almost here and school will be out soon! Fire District 7 wants to remind drivers to be more aware while driving near parks and playgrounds or in neighborhoods.
Watch for kids riding bikes or balls that may roll in the street when kids are playing.
We also want to encourage parents to remind their children never play in the street and to not chase a ball if it goes into the roadway.
Having your child wear a properly fitted helmet every time they ride, roll, or skate will also help you have a fun and safe start to the summer!