For the period of:
Sept. 15th to Oct. 15th
Total Calls: 175
Key Peninsula Firefighters responded to a burn complaint. The reporting party thought it was a campfire with people burning garbage. On arrival it was found to be a contractor burn and after contacting the contractor it was found he had no permit. The fire was put out and the contractor was to contact the fire department in the morning for a permit.
Key Peninsula Firefighters responded to the reports of a woman calling for help off the roadway near SR-302 in Rocky Bay. Neighbors heard the woman screaming and called 911 when they were unable to locate her. The woman was found outside of her house in the rain agitated. The woman appeared to be off of necessary medication and was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.
Key Peninsula Firefighters responded to an elderly Gig Harbor woman. The woman has had a recent history of emergency department visits for shortness of breath and believed she had pneumonia. The woman received a breathing treatment and was transported to a local hospital for evaluation.
Key Peninsula Firefighters responded to an accident where a light pick up truck crossed the center line in the Wauna curves and hit a school bus. The driver of the truck was transported to a local hospital for evaluation and was placed in police custody for suspicion of drug use. Two children on the bus were transported to a Tacoma area hospital with minor injuries. The road was closed for more than an hour for the investigation.
Key Peninsula Firefighters responded to reports of an unconscious woman. The elderly Gig Harbor woman had been dizzy for the past hour before calling 911. The woman was treated and transported to a local hospital for evaluation.
Key Peninsula firefighters responded to an elderly Wauna man who had a history of gallbladder problems and had abdominal pains throughout the night. The man was transported to a local area hospital for evaluation and treatment.
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