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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Berthoud Fire Calls: August 2018

Update August 29, 2018

 

Incident Activity August 1-5

Wednesday, August 1

BFPD responded to a vehicle vs bicycle on Hwy 287. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with back boarding and loading of the patient for transport.

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the 4000 block of Rosewood Drive for a medical. The patient had fallen, TVEMS and the fire crew packaged the patient for transport.

Berthoud Engine 1 responded to a request for assistance with ventilating a home after a small stove top fire. The homeowner showed the crew a small pot that had been burnt along with its contents. BFPD confirmed that there had been no fire extension into the cabinets above or the wall behind. The home was then ventilated with fans. The Capt. confirmed with the homeowner that they had working smoke detectors.

Thursday, August 2

BFPD responded to the 3000 block of Woodcock Street on a medical for a 31-year old woman. TVEMS assumed patient care, at which time the patient was transported.

Friday, August 3

BFPD responded to the 3000 block of Petrel Drive for a sick person. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Saturday, August 4

A citizen rang the doorbell at Station 1 after midnight stated his wife couldn’t breathe and needed help outside in the parking lot. TVEMS was requested and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

BFPD responded to the intersection of 4th Street and Mountain Avenue, for a vehicle that was hit by a very large tree. All parties were out of the vehicle. The crew cut the tree away from the vehicle, so the vehicle could be moved out of the roadway. Once the roadway was open, the Town of Berthoud brought in a street sweeper to clean up the debris.

Sunday, August 5

BFPD was dispatched to I-25 MM 250 SB for a single vehicle rollover. The vehicle was on its wheels with heavy damage, all parties appeared to be out. Met with the driver she stated she was ok just shaken up. No hazards on the vehicle, the crew assisted in picking of debris thrown from the vehicle.

BFPD responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for an 84-year old man who had fallen. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Incident Activity August 6-12

Monday, August 6

BFPD responded to the 500 block of Kansas Avenue for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

BFPD was dispatched to the 500 block of 9th Street for a 96-year- old man not feeling well. TVEMS determined the patient should be transported. The patient was loaded and transported to a local hospital.

BFPD responded to the 100 block of 2nd Street for an 83-year-old having chest pains. Patient care was transferred to TVEMS. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

BFPD responded to I-25 mm 251 SB for an overturned tanker vs. a camper. Both vehicles had heavy damage. No hazmat was present.

While at A & W ordering food the crew was approached by a person who wanted to have them come check on someone. The man had been stung by a wasp and was having an allergic reaction. TVEMS assumed patient care and the man was treated.

BFPD was dispatched to the 3000 block of Tia Court for a person with back pain. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 600 block Great Basin Court for a sick person. The man was loaded in the ambulance and taken to a local hospital.

Tuesday, August 7

BFPD was dispatched along with TVEMS for a sick person in the 9000 block of Four Wheel Drive Road. The patient was transported to a local hospital.

BFPD responded to the 900 block of N. Cty Road 21 for a cardiac arrest. Squad 11 was cleared by TVEMS and Larimer Cty Sheriff took over command.

BFPD responded to a request for public education at Nat’l Night Out in Fickle Park. The crew interacted with the community, gave tours of the engines and the equipment.

Berthoud Engine 16 responded to a 2-vehicle accident at the intersection of Hwy 287 and 42nd Street SW. Both vehicles hd moderate damage, it appeared all parties were out of the vehicles. No hazards were found on the vehicle and the crew cleared the debris off the roadway.

BFPD responded to I-25 mm 248 SB for a single vehicle accident. The vehicle sustained moderate damage, and the driver was not injured. The scene was turned over to Colorado State Patrol.

Upon leaving the above accident the crew came upon a 2- vehicle accident that had left on car disabled on the shoulder. There were no injuries in either of the vehicles. Colorado State Patrol remained on scene.

Wednesday, August 8

Chief 2 responded to the intersection of Nebraska Ave. and 3rd Street for a single motorcycle down. There was one patient with a head injury. TVEMS assumed patient care and the scene was turned over to Larimer County Sheriff Dept.

BFPD responded to Wilfred Road and Larimer Cty Road 15 for a person lying in the ditch per the train engineer. The person was conscious and breathing but not alert. TVEMS assumed patient care and the scene was turned over to Larimer Cty Sheriff Dept.

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 5000 block of Sherman Drive for a 75-year-old man who had fallen. The crew walked the patient to the ambulance for transport.

BFPD was dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for an 84-year-old man not feeling well. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Thursday, August 9

Berthoud Engine 2 responded to the 1000 block of Little Acres for a 3-month-old girl coughing up baby formula. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew was released from scene.

BFPD responded to the 7000 block of Bennet Road for a gas alarm inside the residence. The homeowner was standing outside of the home. The crew used the gas monitor to ascertain that there wasn’t a gas leak. The alarm was disconnected and advised the homeowner that they should have the propane tank looked at in the morning.

Friday, August 10

BFPD responded to I-25 mm 251 SB for a single motor vehicle accident. The crew located the vehicle that had run into the guardrail with heavy damage. The driver was out and walking around with no injuries.

Saturday, August 11

BFPD was dispatched to the 200 block of S. 5th Street for a sick person. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 300 block of SW 42nd Street for an 84-year-old woman who wasn’t feeling well. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Citizen assist to help replace batteries in a residence on 6th Street. The crew changed out and tested all smoke detectors in the residence.

Citizen assist at Station 1 for a car seat for a 2-year-old. The car seat was installed and the crew answered all the mother’s questions.

BFPD was dispatched to the 500 block of Redwood Circle for a 73-year-old woman who had fallen. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport to a local hospital.

BFPD responded to Hwy 287 and Larimer Cty Road 4E for a 2-vehicle accident, with extrication due to heavy intrusion into the passenger compartment. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patients for transport. The crew remained on scene until all hazards were mitigated and vehicles were loaded onto tow trucks.

Incident Activity August 13-19

Monday, August 13

BFPD responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a medical assist. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Citizen assist for a car seat installation at Station 1. The crew went over the proper use of the child restraint system built into the car seat. Also informed the mother to come back when the infant outgrew the seat or if she ever needed additional assistance.

BFPD responded to the 8000 block of Deer Run Road for a 17-year-old sick female. TVEMS assumed patient care and the patient was loaded and taken to a local hospital.

Tuesday, August 14

BFPD was dispatched to the 3000 block of Ranch Road for an 89-year-old woman who had fainted. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Wednesday, August 15

BFPD responded to I-25 mm 252 NB for a motorcycle that was sideswiped. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport. Colorado State Patrol requested that we stay on scene to block traffic for them while they sort out the scene.

Berthoud Engine 2 responded to the 300 block of Mccolm for a sick person. TVEMS assumed patient care and the fire crew was advised to stand-by.

BFPD responded to the 9000 block of Four Wheel Drive for a man with breathing problems. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Thursday, August 16

BFPD responded to the 500 block of Windom Peak Lane for a cardiac arrest. TVEMS assumed patient care and Larimer Cty Sheriff remained on scene.

Berthoud Fire responded to Berthoud Parkway for a 2-vehicle accident with light damage. Engine assisted Larimer Cty Sheriff with traffic control. 

BFPD was dispatched to the 500 block of Hwy 56 for a motorcycle vs a semi- truck. There were no injuries, scene was then turned over to Weld Cty Sheriff.

BFPD was dispatched to the 1000 block of 4th Street for an emergency medical assistance. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care and eventually transported the patient.

Saturday, August 18

BFPD responded to the intersection of Berthoud Parkway and Hwy 287 for a 2-vehicle accident with minor damage. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

BFPD was dispatched to the 300 block of Larimer Cty Road 21 for chest pains. The patient was sitting in a chair. Patient care was transferred to TVEMS, and the patient was immediately loaded into the ambulance for transport.

BFPD was dispatched to the intersection of Weld Cty Road 7 and Hwy 56 for a head on collision. Both vehicles had heavy damage, while all parties were out and walking around. After both vehicles were on tow trucks and debris field was cleared from the roadway, scene was turned over to Larimer Cty Sheriff.

Berthoud Fire responded to Turner Middle School for a possible broken lower leg. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Sunday, August 19

BFPD responded to the 2000 block of W Larimer Cty Road 10 for a medical request. Engine 2 arrived to find a woman who had been bucked off a horse and injured her hip. TVEMS assumed patient care and utilized the fire crew, to assist with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 900 block of 6th Street for a medical. Larimer Cty Sheriff was on scene along with TVEMS. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Engine 2 responded to the 1600 block of Larimer Cty Road 27E for a 10 x 10 shed fully engulfed. The fire was quickly extinguished and no other structures were threatened. After a brief investigation, the area of origin and the cause remain undetermined. The homeowner valued the structure and contents at less than $200.00.

Incident Activity August 20-26

Monday, August 20

BFPD responded to a semi-truck vs a bicyclist at the intersection of Berthoud Parkway and Bunyan Avenue. Berthoud Parkway was closed from Mountain Avenue to Larimer Cty Road 10E. Read More

Berthoud Fire responded to the 800 block of Bruce Drive for abdominal pain. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Tuesday, August 21

BFPD was dispatched to the intersection of Hwy 56 and I-25 for a medical emergency. Engine 1 was used for traffic control.

Wednesday, August 22

A citizen came to Station 1 needing assistance with a new car seat for her infant daughter. The newborn child was not present at the installation. The crew showed her the proper way to install the car seat using the j-hooks and latch system. The mother was also informed that if she had any questions to call or come back to the station.

Citizen assist in the 3000 block of Nations Way. The crew met with the homeowner to replace 2 smoke detector batteries in his vaulted ceiling.

Squad 11 responded to the 700 block of 5th Street for a man experiencing breathing problems. TVEMS assumed patient care and the patient was loaded for transport to a local hospital.

Thursday, August 23

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the 800 block of Wagon Bend Road for heart problems. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Berthoud Fire responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a medical.

BFPD was dispatched to the 700 block of 3rd Street for breathing problems. Patient care was handled by TVEMS and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Berthoud Engine 1 responded along with TVEMS to Campion Academy for a student who had fallen ill. TVEMS used the crew to assist with loading the patient for transport.

Saturday, August 25

BFPD responded to the 4000 for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Sunday, August 26

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 3000 block of Larimer Cty Road 21 for a 96-year-old woman with evidence of a stroke. The crew assisted with getting the patient loaded for transport.

 

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