Fire Sirens

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  • Monday, March 3, 2008 11:33am

Edmonds Fire Department

The Edmonds Fire Department made 52 calls in and around Edmonds from June 12-15, which brings this year’s total calls to 2,221.

June 12

Medical crews evaluated 12 patients, including a 27-year-old who overdosed on recreational and prescription drugs and was transported to Stevens Hospital. Response to an 8-year-old who was struck by a car was canceled en route by Shoreline Fire.

Fire crews were dispatched to three incidents, including a car found in the ditch in the 8600 block of 204th Street SW. No one was found at the car or in the area; firefighters secured the vehicle and checked for leaking fluids.

June 13

Medical calls totaled nine. A 9-year-old was transported to Children’s Hospital due to chest pressure upon inspiration. A 22-year-old experiencing migraine symptoms was transported to Stevens Hospital.

Fire crews responded to six calls. A natural gas leak in the 900 block of Glen Street was caused by a construction worker who punctured the line while digging a ditch to install a drainage pipe. Puget Sound Energy secured the leak.

June 14

Medical crews evaluated nine patients, including a 12-year-old who struck a stopped vehicle with his scooter. An 80-year-old who fell 10 feet from a ladder onto dirt was transported to Harborview Medical Center.

Fire crews were dispatched twice. Response to a CO alarm found that it was the low-battery alarm sounding; firefighters replaced the battery. Response to a two-car collision at 7900 Edmonds Way was canceled en route.

June 15

Nine requests for medical assistance were dispatched. Four patients, ages 24, 70, 71 and 95, had chest-pain-related symptoms.

Fire crews responded to two calls, including a false alarm in the 700 block of Northstream Lane caused by contractors cutting wood with a chop saw.

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