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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).

Jun 21

SFD Fire Blotter, Edition 12

Posted to Fire Blotter by Danna McCall

June 10, 2022 - Trail Rescue

Crews responded to the Snoqualmie Falls Trail to assist an individual experiencing fainting episodes. The patient was packed out from the trail and transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. 

June 11, 2022 - Tree Blocking Road

Firefighters responded to the area of SE 60th Street and 396th Drive SE for reports of tree down, blocking both lanes of traffic. The tree was also impacting power lines. PSE was called. 

June 12, 2022 - Difficulty Breathing

Firefighters responded to a residence for the report of a Covid positive individual who was experiencing difficulty breathing.  

June 14, 2022 - Panic Attack

EMTs responded to a business to assist an individual potentially suffering from a panic attack. The patient was transported to a nearby hospital. 

June 15, 2022 - Fall

Firefighters responded to a residence to assist an individual who had fallen. 

June 16, 2022 - Active Labor

EMTs were called to transport an individual in labor from one hospital to a larger hospital.  Mother and child were transported after a normal delivery with no complications. 

June 19, 2022 - Feeling Shaky 

EMTs responded to a residence to assist an individual who ingested edible marijuana and was feeling shaky. 

June 20, 2022 - Possible Choking 

EMTs responded to a residence to assist a minor who was possibly chocking on something, but able to cough. The patient was transported to a nearby hospital. 

[**These are a selection of calls Snoqualmie Firefighters and EMTs responded to during the previous week**]