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Berthoud Fire calls for February 2012
Posted By Editor On March 6, 2012 @ 10:22 am In Fire Beat | Comments Disabled
Berthoud Fire Protection District
Incident activity for February and March 2012
Wednesday, February 1
BFPD responded to a possible structure fire in the area of Interstate 25 at mile marker 247. The crew was not able to find any sign of smoke in the area.
BFPD responded to a medical call on Wagon Trail Dr. for a patient who was not breathing. The patient was transported emergent.
BFPD assisted with a medical call at the Berthoud Living Center. The patient was transported.
Friday, February 3
BFPD responded to a multi car accident on Interstate 25. Twelve cars were involved in a series of accidents with damage from minor to moderate. One patient was transported with injuries. The crew also assisted with traffic control.
BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on County Road 17 and Bunyan Ave. A single vehicle with moderate damage was found in a field. There were no injuries.
Saturday, February 4
BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on S. County Road 21. The patient was transported.
BFPD responded to a suspicion of carbon monoxide in a residence on Wild Wing Dr. After investigation, the crew was unable to find any levels of carbon monoxide present.
BFPD responded to a call for help to assist a family who had accidentally locked their small child in their family car while it was running. By the time the crew arrived to Weld County Road 5, the family had broken a window to get into the vehicle.
BFPD responded to a citizen request for assistance on Fourth St.
Sunday, February 5
BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Wilshire Dr. The patient was transported.
Monday, February 6
BFPD responded to a reported outside gas odor on Cheyenne Dr. The crew was unable to detect any odor in the area.
BFPD responded to a reported bonfire on East Highway 60. A burn pile was found on the property. The owners were advised of the permit process and the burning regulations. The responsible party was instructed to extinguish the fire.
Wednesday, February 8
BFPD responded to a report of a hazardous material found in the back of a building on Third St. The material was identified and the owner was advised of how to properly dispose of it.
Thursday, February 9
BFPD responded to a report of a male who had fallen on Eighth St. The patient was injured and treated on scene. He then chose to seek further medical care at his physician’s office.
Friday, February 10
BFPD assisted with a medical call on E. Highway 56 for a patient having seizures. The patient was transported.
Saturday, February 11
BFPD assisted TVEMS with moving a patient who was being transferred from the hospital to the Berthoud Living Center.
BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 25 at mile marker 252. This was a single vehicle accident with no injuries.
BFPD responded to a reported rollover accident in the northbound lanes of Interstate 25. There were two vehicles involved and there were no injuries reported.
Sunday, February 12
BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Third St.
Monday, February 13
BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Redwood Circle. The patient was having chest pains and was transported.
At the request of Larimer County Sheriff’s office, BFPD responded to a medical call on SW 49th St. The patient was transported.
Tuesday, February 14
BFPD responded to a report of a fire in a residence on S. Iowa St. at 11:10 pm. On arrival the crew reported light smoke showing. After circling the structure, visible flames and smoke were found on the west side of the building. The occupants of the residence had evacuated from the home and were in the back of the ambulance for assessment. There were no injuries reported. The fire crew used a fast attack mode and extinguished the fire. The fire investigator arrived to the scene as well as a restoration company. There was extensive smoke and fire damage to several rooms in the home. Berthoud Fire units cleared the scene at 1:33 am.
Thursday, February 16
BFPD responded to a complaint of paint odors on 2nd St. There was a strong smell of paint fumes in the area but the crew was unable to find the source of the odor.
BFPD assisted a patient who walked into Station 1 complaining of chest pain. On arrival of TVEMS, the patient care was transferred to them.
Friday, February 17
BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Douglas Place.
BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on West County Road 8 and Highway 287. This was a two-vehicle accident with heavy damage to both vehicles. One party was found sitting inside one of the vehicles reporting head pain and lacerations on the head. One patient was transported. The crew assisted with traffic control until the cars were removed from the roadway.
BFPD responded to a medical call on 7th St for a person having breathing difficulties. The patient was assessed by TVEMS and the fire crew cleared the scene.
Saturday, February 18
BFPD assisted TVEMS with a patient having breathing difficulties on Chapparo Circle.
Sunday, February 29
BFPD responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 287 and West County Road 2. Both vehicles sustained moderate to heavy damage. Both drivers of the vehicles sustained injuries but were not transported. The fire crew assisted with traffic control and cleaned the scene of the accident.
Tuesday, February 21
BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on 7th St. The patient was transported.
Thursday, February 23
BFPD responded to a smoke detector alarm on 7th St. and Bunyan Avenue. This was a false alarm and the crew reset the alarm panel for the homeowner.
BFPD responded to a report of paint odors on 2nd St. The fire crew made contact with the owner of the shop and found no problems.
BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident at 1st St. and Mountain Ave. There were no injuries reported.
BFPD responded to a smoke detector alarm on 7th St. and Bunyan Ave. This was a false alarm again, due to a faulty detector.
BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on 4th St. The patient was transported.
Friday, February 24
BFPD responded to Berthoud High School for a student complaining of severe head pain. The patient was transported.
BFPD responded with TVEMS to a medical call on Sunset Court. The patient was having breathing difficulties, following evaluation it was determined the patient could be transported to the hospital by the family.
BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on E. Highway 56. The sick person was transported.
Saturday, February 25
BFPD responded to a motorcycle accident at Valley Dirt Rider track. A male rider was injured and complaining of a possible broken right arm and hand. The patient was transported.
Sunday, February 26
BFPD responded to a motorcycle accident at Valley Dirt Rider track. A male rider was found unconscious and was transported emergent.
Monday, February 27
BFPD responded to a medical call on Highway 287. The patient was transported.
BFPD responded to a reported car fire at County Road 38 and County Road 7. A vehicle having mechanical problems was found on the side of the road, but there was no indication of fire.
Tuesday, February 28
BFPD responded to an outside smoke odor investigation on East Colorado Ave. After investigating, the crew found a tree stump smoldering in a resident’s back yard. The smoldering stump was extinguished by the crew.
BFPD assisted with a medical call on Second St. for a patient having breathing difficulties. The fire crew helped load the patient to be transported.
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