A group of Valley Regional Fire Authority firefighters are working on a trail in the woods to provide rescue service.

Teen rescued after 150 foot fall down hillside in Auburn

On March 22, VRFA crews, with assistance from Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority, South King Fire & Rescue, and King County Medic One, conducted a rope rescue near the 2800 block of Elm Street SE. A teenager slid approximately 150 feet down an embankment and appeared to have minor injuries. Crews stabilized the patient and brought him up the embankment in a Stokes basket using an intricate rope system. Aid 331 transported the patient to a local hospital for further evaluation and treatment.