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Saturday, April 20, 2019

Berthoud Fire Calls: April 2019

Berthoud Fire
Protection District

Incident Activity
April 1-7

Monday, April 1

Responded to a grass fire in the 6000 block of W Cty Road 4.
The crew knocked down the fire while several homeowners used a bobcat and
garden hoses to control the fire spread. Fire was marked under control, then
the crews mopped up all the hot spots.

Wednesday, April 3

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the Berthoud Living Center
for a medical.

BFPD was dispatched along with TVEMS for a lift assist in
the 1000 block of Hollyberry Street.

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to TCP Parkway for a dive rescue
incident. The victim and his dog were out of the lake when the crew arrived. The
victim was evaluated and the scene was secured.

Thursday, April 4

Citizen assist for smoke detectors in the 800 block of
Humbolt Peak. The crew replaced the battery in one smoke detector that was too
high for the homeowner to reach. Squad 11 also looked at the resident’s fire
extinguishers and recommended they be replaced because of age.

Friday, April 5

BFPD responded along with TVEMS in the 4000 block of East
View Drive for a diabetic problem. TVEMS established patient care and utilized
the crew to assist with loading of the patient for transport.

Berthoud Engine 1 responded to the intersection of Mountain Avenue
and 10th Street for a traffic accident involving a motorcycle vs
car. Larimer Cty Sheriff was standing with the motorcycle rider. The other
involved vehicle had left the scene. TVEMS treated and released the patient and
the crew assisted with traffic while the Deputy finished his investigation.

Saturday, April 6

BFPD was dispatched to the 2000 block of TPC Parkway for a
fall victim. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading of the patient for transport
to a local hospital.

BFPD responded to the 700 block of Live Oak Court for a
medical. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the
patient for transport.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 3000 block of Meining Road
for a sick person. TVEMS arrived on scene and patient care was transferred to
them. The patient was loaded for transport to a local hospital.

Sunday, April 7

BFPD was dispatched to the Berthoud Living Center for a medical.

Incident Activity April 8-14

Monday, April 8

BFPD responded to the 1000 block of Weld Cty Road 46 for a
single vehicle rollover with no injuries. The vehicle had minor damage, and all
parties were out of the vehicle. No hazards were found, and units waited for
Colorado State Patrol to arrive.

BFPD was dispatched to the intersection of Berthoud Parkway
and Grand Market Avenue for a 2- vehicle accident. Both vehicles had minor
damage. One person was transported.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 1000 block of Chokeberry
Street for a fall victim. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with
loading of the patient for transport.

Tuesday, April 9

BFPD responded to the 400 block of Cheyenne Drive for a fall
victim. TVEMS assumed patient care and the patient was loaded and transported
to a local hospital. 

Wednesday, April 10

BFPD responded to the intersection of Hwy 287 and W. Cty
Road 8 for a rolled over tractor trailer. Larimer Cty Sheriff was on scene and
controlling traffic. There were two other vehicles in the intersection, both
with moderate damage. One person was transported, and the crew mitigated the
fluid that had drained onto the ground. All units remained on scene for traffic
control while the tow truck righted the tractor trailer and finished cleaning
up. Cdot was on scene to repair the damaged traffic signal.

Berthoud Fire assisted Larimer Cty Sheriff by spraying the
snow out of the signal lights at Hwy 287 and Berthoud Parkway.

Berthoud Squad 11 was dispatched to the 600 block of Valley
View Road for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with
loading of the patient for transport.

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the 1000 block of 4th
Street for a fall victim. The crew, along with TVEMS assisted in getting the
patient up. No other care was provided by on-scene personnel.

Thursday, April 11

False alarm in the 2000 block of 1st Street. The
fire alarm company confirmed a false alarm, but needed help resetting the
system. The crew assisted with the reset.

Friday, April 12

Citizen assist in the 800 block of Marshall for a
malfunctioning smoke detector. The crew removed two inoperative detectors. The
homeowner was going to replace the detectors.

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the 1000 block of Chokeberry
Street for a sick person. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with
loading of the patient for transport.

Saturday, April 13

Berthoud Squad 11 was dispatched to the 600 block of 6th
Street for diabetic problem. TVEMS arrived and started an IV for sugar. Once
the patient became coherent, command was transferred to TVEMS.

BFPD responded to the 4000 block of S. Arthur Avenue for
heart problems. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport to
a local hospital.

Sunday, April 14

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the 1000 block of 1st
Street for breathing problems. TVEMS transported the patient to a local
hospital.

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