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Fire Blotter: Fallen Tree, Bus Accident, Smoke Alarm and More

The weekly Gig Harbor Fire and Medic One blotter compiles reports from June 1 through June 7.

Total calls during this period: 88

EMS: 69                   

Fire/Service: 7                      

Other: 12

On June 1, a rubber hose on the bumper of the utility truck collided with a school bus that was making a left-hand turn at the intersection of Peacock Hill Avenue and Vernhardson Street. None of the students or the drivers was injured. The bus only sustained cosmetic damage.

On June 2, the fire department responded to an accident on SR 16 where three cars were partially blocking Wollochet Drive. No one was injured, and the scene cleared by .

On June 3, a 67-year-old man watching the Blessing of the Fleet became dizzy and nearly lost consciousness. Medics evaluated and transported him to a local hospital for further treatment.          

On June 4, burning food set off a smoke alarm in a duplex, and the new renters did not know how to reset the alarm. When the firefighters arrived, only the strobe light was flashing. The renters said they would contact the owner directly to reset the device.

On June 6, a 57-year-old female was transported with neck pain resulting from a motor vehicle accident at Kimball Drive and Pioneer Street. The driver of the second vehicle was not injured.

On June 7, a tree had fallen on some power lines near Pt. Fosdick Drive and 26th Avenue NW. Witnesses reported that the tree was causing the lines to arch. Crews arrived at the scene for traffic control while safely removed the fallen branches.

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