By Heather Chadwick, Snohomish County Fire District 7 Public Information and Education Officer.
Snohomish County Fire District 7 responded to 541 calls from September 1, 2017, to September 15, 2017, with 106 of the calls being in Mill Creek.
- Fire Related: 36
- Medical Aid: 309
- Motor Vehicle Collisions: 29
- Service Calls: 167
- Total = 541
At 7:19 p.m. Fire District 7 was dispatched to a report of a head-on motor vehicle collision at the 23500 block of SR 2. Upon arrival crews found bystanders offering aid to one of the patients. Crews started care and transported on patient to Evergreen – Monroe by medic unit.
At 8:26 p.m. Fire District 7 dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle versus pedestrian collision at the 3300 block of 132nd St SE. When crews arrived they quickly established command, started advanced life support care, as well as conducted traffic and crowd control. One patient was transported to Harborview Medical Center by medic unit.
At 4:09 p.m. Fire District 7 was dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle versus bicycle collision at the intersection of Bothell Everett Hwy and Mill Creek Blvd. Engine 76 arrived to find the cyclist on the grass. They quickly started patient assessment and care. The cyclist was transported to Swedish – Edmonds by aid unit.
At 3:25 p.m. firefighters were dispatched to a report of a motor home fire at the 18300 block of 22nd Drive SE. When crews arrived on scene they found a fully involved motor home in the driveway of a residence with fire extending to an additional vehicle. Firefighters quickly started extinguishing the two vehicles and protecting the residence from fire. Fire Marshal is investigating the cause 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 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!