By Heather Chadwick, Snohomish County Fire District 7 Public Information and Education Officer.
Snohomish County Fire District 7 responded to 172 calls from November 16th to November 21st, 2017, with 27 of the calls being in Mill Creek.
- Fire Related: 5
- Medical Aid: 105
- Motor Vehicle Collisions: 10
- Service Calls: 52
- Total = 172
At 10:42 am Fire District 7 responded to a high-speed rollover motor vehicle collision at the 18900 block of SR 2 in Monroe. When unites arrived on scene they found two vehicles, one with heavy front damage and the other was rolled over on its top. Engine 31 quickly stabilized the vehicles while medic 31 started to triage patients. Two patients were transported to Evergreen - Monroe with non-life-threatening injuries.
At 1:43 pm Fire District 7 was dispatched to a technical rope rescue at the 13100 block of 58th Drive SE just northeast of Mill Creek. It was reported that a female had fallen over a 25-foot vertical embankment. When crews arrived on scene they set up rope systems to safely lower the rescuer to the patient. With the use of their rope system, crews were able to assist the patient to safety. After medical evaluation, it was found she was not injured.
At 8:30 pm Fire District 7 was dispatched to report of smoke coming from the roof of a commercial building at the 15400 block of Main Street in Mill Creek Town Center. When crews arrived, they found light smoke and a smell of burnt plastic. Crews removed ceiling panels to check for fire in the attic space. There was slightly burned insulation but no other signs of fire. Firefighters continued to check for heat but nothing was found. No injuries were reported.
With more rainy weather predicted for our area, Fire District 7 wants to remind citizens to create a family emergency plan for severe weather.
Always be aware of rising rivers and flood warnings. Plan ahead. Visit www.ready.gov for information on getting your family prepared for sever weather events.