Fire Blotter | Rope Rescue; Smoke/Burn Complaint; Coolant Accident

July 14, 2023

Crews responded to the Snoqualmie River to assist with the rope rescue of an individual who suffered a possible hip dislocation on a rope swing near the river. A low-angle rope rescue was required to remove the injured person on a float tube in the river. The person was then transported to the hospital. 

 

July 14, 2023

Crews responded to a Snoqualmie home to assist an individual who fainted in the garage and landed on a wrench, puncturing the side of his abdomen. He also suffered a head laceration. The patient was transported to the hospital. 

July 15, 2023

Crews responded to a Snoqualmie residence for a smoke complaint about a backyard recreational fire. 

July 15, 2023

Crews responded to the report of a fatal collision involving a motorcycle and semi-truck on an I-90/SR 18 interchange off-ramp. 

July 16, 2023

Crews responded to westbound I-90 at milepost 26 for the report of two vehicles that struck an elk while traveling at freeway speeds. The driver of one of the vehicles suffered lacerations from shattered glass and was transported to the hospital. The other vehicle driver did not suffer injuries. 

July 17, 2023

Crews responded to a vehicle on the shoulder of SR 18 near Tiger Mountain. The driver suffered facial injuries when coolant exploded in their face. The person was transported to the hospital. 

July 17, 2023

Crews responded to a game trail near Mill Pond Road to assist an individual suffering an allergic reaction after being stung by a bee. Crews hiked into the person’s location and helped them with transport to a hospital. 

July 18, 2023

Crews responded to an injured person near the Snoqualmie Ridge Chevron who stated he was involved in an earlier accident on I-90 but declined aid at the scene. He explained that he believed his ankle and collarbone might be broken. He was transported to the hospital. 

July 18, 2023 – Brush Fire

Crews responded to a North Bend apartment complex where juveniles playing with fireworks started multiple grass fires. Residents put out some of the fire, and crews extinguished the rest and hot spots. The anxiety caused by the fires also triggered asthma issues in a neighbor. 

July 19, 2023 Crews responded to North Bend Way near the Snoqualmie Casino roundabout for reports of a brush fire along the roadway with flames reportedly 3-4 feet in the air. The fire was extinguished. 

[Information provided by the City of Snoqulamie]

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