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May 27

Deputy Chief Bailey Graduates from Executive Training Program

Posted to Around Town - A Community Blog by Gail Folkins

Deputy Chief Mike Bailey recently graduated from the Seattle Fire Department Executive Leadership Academy (ELA). The ELA program is a partnership with the UW Foster’s School of Business and focuses on leadership and change management. He and 30 other future leaders from around the region met over the course of 9 months while studying leadership topics such as leading adaptive/transformative change, fostering positive team dynamics, and authentic and inclusive leadership. The ELA group also met with large private industry leaders to collaborate on leadership topics and worked in teams to present solutions to contemporary fire service issues such as creating feedback loops and (app) solutions; diversity, equity and inclusion practices; and recruitment, retention and hiring. Congratulations, Chief Bailey, on this achievement! Mike Bailey receiving diploma (2022).

Aug 16

SFD Fire Blotter, Edition 16

Posted to Fire Blotter by Danna McCall

July 28, 2022 - Lightheaded 

Crews responded to lower Snoqualmie Falls to assist an individual experiencing lightheadedness. The person was transported to a nearby hospital. 

July 29, 2022 - Vertigo

EMTs responded to a residence for an individual experiencing symptoms of vertigo. The person was taken to a nearby hospital. 

July 30, 2022 - Trail Rescue

Crews responded to Snoqualmie Falls Park to assist an overheated individual on the trail to the lower Falls. 

July 30, 2022 - Chest Tightness

EMTs responded to North Bend to help an individual experiencing chest tightness and tingling in lips and ears after ingesting a hamburger. The person was transported to a nearby hospital. 

July 31, 2022 - Trail Rescue

EMTs responded to the Mailbox Peak Trailhead to assist with a trail rescue involving an individual near the top of the trail feeling ill and lightheaded. 

July 30, 2022 - Arm Numbness

Crews responded to the Snoqualmie River to assist an individual who began experiencing arm numbness while floating the Snoqualmie River. The person was transported to a nearby hospital. 

July 31, 2022 - Vehicle Fire

Crews responded to a vehicle fire at milepost 29 on eastbound I-90 involving a fully engulfed truck with canopy. The fire spread to nearby grass. Crews extinguished the fire. No injuries were reported. 

July 31, 2022 - Dog Bites

Crews responded to the upper Snoqualmie Falls area for the report of two dog bite victims, with one person bit in the leg and another in the arm.  Police officers also responded to the scene. 

August 2, 2022 - Knee Pain 

Crews responded to a residence to assist an individual suffering from severe knee pain that was causing vomiting. The person was transported to a nearby hospital.

August 2, 2022 - Trail Rescue

EMTs responded to Rattlesnake Ledge Trailhead to assist an individual who fell while hiking and suffered a severe leg laceration.  The person was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. 

August 3, 2022 - Motorhome Fire

Crews responded to Reinig Road for the report of a motorhome on fire, with smoke coming from the engine compartment area. It was determined not to be a fire, rather a heater issue with the vehicle. 

August 5, 2022 - Flooding

Crews responded to the North Bend Safeway for a flooding issue.  Crews located the source, a broken pipe, and stopped the leak. 

August 6, 2022 - Trail Rescue

Crews responded to the Mount Si Trailhead for the report of a hiker with a broken ankle who required help getting off the mountain. 

August 7, 2022 - Trail Rescue

Crews responded to the Tiger Mountain Summit for the report of a mountain bike accident in which the bicyclist suffered possible arm and chest injuries. The biker was assisted off the trail and taken to a nearby hospital. 

August 7, 2022 - River Rescue

Crews responded to the Fish Hatchery Road area for the report of a person face down in the river. The person was pulled to the river bank and was determined to be breathing.  

August 9, 2022 - Vehicle Fire

Crews responded to the Tiger Mt. Summit for the report of a car on fire in the summit parking lot. The unoccupied sedan was nearly fully engulfed. Crews extinguished the flames.

August 9, 2022 - Rollover 

Crews responded to eastbound I-90 near North Bend for a rollover accident in which the seriously injured occupant was extricated from the vehicle and transported to a hospital. 

August 10, 2022 - Vehicle Fire

Crews responded to an apartment complex for the report of a vehicle fire that spread to a nearby fence and tree. Crews extinguished the flames. 

August 13, 2022 - Motor Vehicle Collision

Crews responded to the Mount Si Blvd and Bendigo Blvd vicinity for a two-car collision in which one occupant suffered a head injury. 

August 14, 2022 - Dehydration

Crews responded to the Club at Snoqualmie Ridge to assist an individual suffering from dehydration. The person was transported to a nearby hospital.

August 14, 2022 - Vehicle off Roadway

Crews responded to the vicinity of Snoqualmie Parkway and Douglas Ave for the report of a vehicle that left the roadway. The car went through a fence and landed in the adjacent bushes. The driver was transported to a nearby hospital.

[*These are a selection of calls the Snoqualmie Fire Dept. responded to during the past two weeks*]