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Man suffers broken bones after fall from Highway 18 | Maple Valley Fire and Rescue Report

Maple Valley Fire and Rescue Report Nov. 5-11

 

Fires: 0

Emergency Medical Services: 33

Motor Vehicle Accidents: 4

Hazardous Conditions: 1

Service Calls: 5

Good Intent Calls: 3

False Alarm & False Calls: 4

 

Total: 50

Incidents

Nov. 9

FALL: 20800 block of 244th Avenue SE; Firefighters and paramedics were dispatched for an aid call after a man had fallen from Highway 18. Firefighters were able to locate the patient after searching the area with lights and a thermal imager. The man had fallen approximately 50 feet and suffered from several broken bones. The man was placed on a stokes basket and rescued using a ladder slide.  The man was then transported by paramedics to a nearby trauma center.

 

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