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Sunday, December 5, 2021

Berthoud Fire Calls: August 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 1-8

Sunday, August 1

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1600 block of Mount Meeker Avenue for an 80-year-old man who had fallen. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient stated he was not injured and requested a lift assist. The patient was assisted off of the ground and to a couch.

Citizen assist to the 700 block of Grand Market Avenue to check smoke detector alarms. Two detectors indicated alarm. They were blown out with compressed air, batteries replaced and tested for proper functioning.

BC 61 dispatched to the to the 900 block of Oleander Drive to assist Loveland Fire Rescue Authority with a residential structure fire. Loveland crews had located two people inside, woke them up and helped them out of the structure. BC 61 tied in with the support group supervisor while crews knocked down the fire in the garage and on the exterior.

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 mm250 NB for a motor vehicle accident. This was a four-vehicle accident with one person reporting injury. The patient was loaded onto the cot and into the ambulance for transport. The vehicles were removed from the roadway, and CSP cleared Engine 61 from the scene.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 700 block of 5th Street for a patient having a possible seizure. The patient was conscious and breathing on the ground and being attended to by bystanders. The crew began obtaining patient vitals and history and transferred care to TVEMS when they arrived. The patient was packaged and loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Berthoud Fire dispatched to the area of NE Frontage Road and Weld County 46 for a motor vehicle accident. They found an LCSO vehicle in the ditch on its side with minor damage. The deputy had self- extricated and was being tended to by TVEMS. The patient sat onto the cot on his own and was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Monday, August 2

Engine 62 dispatched to the 3400 block of W County Road 4 for a woman who had fallen. TVEMS initiated patient care, and the crew assisted with packaging and loading for transport.

Citizen assist at Station 1 for a car seat inspection.

Citizen assist in the 3000 block of Martingale Drive to test smoke detectors. The detectors were reset and tested for proper function.

Tuesday, August 3

Engine 61 dispatched to the 4400 block of Rosewood Drive for a 68-year-old woman having difficulty breathing. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew carried the patient out of the residence and helped place the patient into the back of the ambulance for transport.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 2400 block of Weld County Road 46 for a haystack that was smoking. The crew found smoldering hay, and Engine 616 began extinguishment. The crew dug through the hay to find more hotspots. All hotspots were extinguished.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 800 block of Gentlewind Way to check on CO/smoke detectors that were sounding periodically. The crew entered the residence with the air monitoring equipment and found an elevated level of CO in the basement.  Xcel Energy was requested to respond to the scene. Xcel entered the residence with their air monitoring equipment and confirmed no CO was being released via the furnace or hot water heater. The homeowner just had their carpets cleaned, and Xcel explained that some carpet cleaning chemicals register as CO on air monitors but will not be CO due to no oxygen displacement in the atmosphere. The home was released back to the homeowners who were going to open all windows to air out the house. The residents were also advised to have an HVAC company come and service/inspect their furnace.

Berthoud Fire dispatched to the 800 block of 9th Street for a 51-year-old man who was unconscious. The crew found the patient laying in the garage breathing, but unresponsive. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Wednesday, August 4

Squad 61 as dispatched to the 1600 block of Mount Meeker Avenue for an 80-year-old man who had fallen. The patient was assessed and place onto the cot and into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 400 block of Indiana Drive for a medical. The patient was evaluated and transported to a local hospital.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 900 block of Mountain Avenue for a 20-year-old woman who was sick. The patient was assessed and transported to a local hospital.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 500 block of Driftwood Place for a 29-year-old man with chest discomfort. The crew obtained a set of vitals, and TVEMS continued patient evaluation and cleared Squad 61 from the scene.

Squad 61 dispatched to the area of Bunyan Avenue and N. Berthoud Parkway for a 30-year-old man who was bitten by a dog. The patient was assessed, and law enforcement arrived to begin questioning of the patient and other dog owner. After the wound was cleaned, the patient walked to the ambulance for transport.

Citizen assist at Station 2 for a car seat installation.

Thursday, August 5

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1000 block of 5th Street for a 40-year-old woman with breathing problems. The crew obtained the patient’s blood pressure and was cleared from the scene by TVEMS.

Squad 61 responded to the 900 block of 4th Street for a 71-year-old man who was sick. The patient was evaluated and loaded onto the cot and into the ambulance for transport.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 4000 block of Pioneer Court for a 55-year-old woman who had fainted. On arrival the patient was conscious and breathing. The patient was assessed, and TVEMS decided to transport for further evaluation. The crew assisted with loading the patient onto the cot and into the ambulance.

Friday, August 6

Engine 61 responded to the 500 block of E Highway 56 for a 95-year-old woman with a laceration. TVEMS was already on scene. The crew assisted with walking the patient to the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 62 dispatched to 1st street for a two-vehicle accident with light damage. Three occupants were assessed by TVEMS. The crew assisted with traffic control until cleared by LCSO.

Squad 61 responded to the 400 block of Indiana Avenue for a lift assist.

Saturday, August 7

Citizen assist to the 200 block of Hubbell Street to change smoke detector batteries.

Squad 61 responded to the 1400 block of Sabin Court for a sick person. The patient was assessed and placed onto a cot and loaded for transport.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 3800 block of E Highway 56 for a medical. The crew assisted TVEMS with getting the patient onto a cot and loading for transport.

Sunday, August 8

Berthoud Fire dispatched to I-25 Nb for a motor vehicle accident with law enforcement on scene. There was a single vehicle with minor damage after hitting the jersey barrier. TVEMS assumed patient care of the single occupant, who was transported to a local hospital. The crew assisted with traffic control and checked for hazards.

Berthoud Fire dispatched to the 3600 block of Nations Way for a wildland fire. This was a grass fire with no structures threatened. Fire attack began in order to protect a piece of farm equipment that had been cutting hay when the fire started. The fire was controlled to less than an acre, and mop up began. PVREA was notified of a power pole that was singed, and Berthoud Fire cleared the scene. 

August 9-15

Monday, August 9

Engine 61 responded to the 600 block of Buehler Acres Drive for a carbon monoxide alarm going off in the garage. The crew informed the homeowner that the hot water heater needed to be inspected by a plumber. The homeowner was also advised to contact a HVAC company to inspect the 2 furnaces. Engine 61 and Squad 61 cleared the call without incident.

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 2000 block of W. Cty Road 6 for an 82-year-old man who had fallen in his driveway. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care, at which time patient was loaded for transport to a local hospital.

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 4000 block of S. Cty Road 7 for a two-vehicle accident. The crew had to extricate the driver of vehicle 1. Both drivers had to be transported to local hospital.

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of Cheyenne Drive for a 12-year-old female who had fallen from a porch swing and hit her head. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading of the patient.

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

Engine 61 responded along with TVEMS to the 300 block of Victoria Street for an 84-year-old woman not feeling well. The crew assisted with obtaining vitals and retrieving the cot from the ambulance. The patient was transported to an area hospital.

Tuesday, August 10

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of Tundra Avenue for a medical. LCSO was on scene, the crew obtained vitals for TVEMS. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Wednesday, August 11

Citizens assist to the 1000 block of Mt. Meeker for batteries that needed to be changed in nine smoke detectors.

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of 4th Street for a 75-year-old woman with breathing problems. TVEMS assume patient care, and the crew assisted with packaging of the patient for transport.

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of 4th Street for a lift assist.

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of Vantage Parkway for a 64-year-old woman who had fallen. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with preparing the cot and moving the patient into the ambulance.

Thursday, August 12

Squad 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 900 block of 4th Street for a 71-year-old man having chest pains. The crews walked the patient to the ambulance and assisted him inside.

Berthoud Squad 61 responded to the 500 block of Mayo Court for an 80-year-old man who had fallen and had a gash on his head. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Squad 61 was dispatched to the 900 block of 4th Street for a medical assist to a 71-year-old man. The patient needed to be transported so the crew assisted with moving the patient onto the pram and into the ambulance.

Friday, August 13

Engine 61 responded to the 800 block of 10th Street for an 83-year-old woman who had passed out. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care. Engine 61 assisted with packaging and loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 was dispatched to the 2500 block of S County Road 15 for breathing problems. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with hooking up the heart monitor and moving the patient from the residence to the ambulance for transport.

Squad 61 responded to the 600 block of E County Road 8 for a pedestrian hit by a tree hanging off the side of a truck. The patient had minor lacerations but refused transport by TVEMS.

Squad 61 was dispatched to the 200 block of 49th Street SW for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew remained on scene until the patient was loaded onto the ambulance.

Saturday, August 14

Engine 61 responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a medical assist.

Engine 61 was dispatched to the 1600 block of N County Road 15C for a 54-year old woman who was sick. The crew obtained a blood pressure and pulse from the patient.

Engine 62 was dispatched to the 7500 block of Lakota Ridge Lane for a medical. The patient was assessed, and care transferred to TVEMS. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Engine 61 was dispatched to the 3400 block of Heron Lakes Parkway for a 42-year old man with a nail in his knee. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew obtained a set of vital signs and assisted loading the patient into the ambulance for transport.

Sunday, August 15

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to I-25 mm249 NB for a motor vehicle accident with extraction. The crew found a two-vehicle accident with persons that had self-extricated from the vehicle. TVEMS assessed the individuals, all of whom reported no injury. The crew began clearing debris from the roadway as requested by CSP. The vehicles were moved from the roadway, and all units cleared the scene.

Engine 61 was dispatched to the area of Highway 56 and Weld County Road 7 for a two-vehicle accident. The crew checked for injuries and hazards associated with the accident. TVEMS evaluated the patients and reported no injuries.

Engine 62 was dispatched to the 900 block of S County Road 31 for law enforcement requesting a medical assist. On scene the patient was evaluated, and care transferred to TVEMS. The crew assisted with packaging and loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 was dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a 63-year-old woman who had fallen. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with obtaining vitals and packaging the patient for transport.

Aug. 16-22

Monday, August 16

Engine 61 responded to the 18000 block of Weld Cty Road 3 for a lift assist for a 77-year-old female who had fallen. The crew assisted with helping her back into bed.

Tuesday, August 17

Engine 62 responded to the 5000 block of Gary Drive for a report of cardiac arrest. The patient was lying in his bed, code black. The scene was turned over to TVEMS, and Engine 62 cleared scene and went available.

Squad 61 was dispatched to the 300 block of Iowa Avenue for the homeowner’s fire alarm chirping every 30 seconds. The crew changed the batteries in all the smoke detectors and changed out one malfunctioning smoke detector in the house.

Citizens assist for a car seat installation at Station 1.

Engine 62 responded to the 500 block of Chisholm Way for a 59-year- old male that had fainted. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Citizens assist for a car seat check at Station 1.

Wednesday, August 18

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of 4th Street for a lift assist.

Thursday, August 19

Engine 61 responded to the Berthoud Library for a public education and demonstration on fire extinguisher use. All staff members present were instructed and had the opportunity to properly use a fire extinguisher.  

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 1600 block of Hwy 287 for a 2-vehicle accident. TVEMS did not transport any patients. Engine 61 remained on scene to assist LCSO with traffic control.

Squad 61 responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a medical.

Squad 61 was dispatched to the Love’s Travel Center for a 20-year-old female who did not feel well. TVEMS assumed patient care, continued to evaluate the patient, and obtained vital signs. Soon after TVEMS cleared Squad 61 from the scene.

Friday, August 20

Squad 61 was dispatched to the 1300 block of 4th Street for a medical. The 75-year-old female was evaluated, and TVEMS recommended the patient be transported to the hospital. The patient was loaded onto a cot and into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 was dispatched to the 4100 block of S Garfield Avenue for a 61-year-old male with breathing problems. The crew began evaluating the patient and obtained vital signs. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care.

Squad 61 was dispatched to the 23000 block of Weld County Road 3 for a 76-year-old male with chest pain. The patient was evaluation and transported to an area hospital.

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the area of 107th Street and Yellowstone Road for a 3-motor vehicle accident. Longmont Fire was on scene and assigned BFPD to traffic control. The crew provided traffic control and assisted with clean up.

Engine 61 responded to the 600 block of Great Basin Court for a medical. On scene was met by a 77-year-old male who stated that he wanted to go to the hospital. The patient walked to the ambulance where he was assessed by TVEMS. The patient was transported to an area hospital.

Engine 61 was dispatched to the 600 block of 1st Street for a bonfire. Upon arrival found a metal, 55-gallon barrel with light smoke showing, and no one around. The crew extinguished the barrel with a 2.5 gallon water extinguisher.

Engine 61 was dispatched to the area of W County Road 8 and S Highway 287 for a fuel spill less than 10 gallons. LCSO notified the crew that the vehicle transmission was damaged by an unknown object. The crew placed absorbent on the leak and determined that no more fluids were leaking from the vehicle.

Saturday, August 21

Engine 62 dispatched to the 2000 block of N Highway 287 for a single car rollover accident. The vehicle was off the roadway on its roof with all parties out, and TVEMS on scene. TVEMS made contact with the driver who refused transport. The crew checked the vehicle for hazards and found none. Engine 62 remained on scene for traffic control until cleared by LCSO.

Squad 61 responded to the 300 block of Colorado Avenue for a medical. TVEMS assessed the patient. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Engine 61 was dispatched to I-25 for a 3-vehicle accident. The crew assisted with patient assessments and transferred care to TVEMS. Once all debris was cleared from the roadway, Engine 61 cleared the scene.

Squad 61 responded to the 500 block of Abrams Way for a law enforcement medical assist. TVEMS evaluated the patient, and the crew prepared the cot for transport. The patient was transported to a local hospital.

Engine 62 was dispatched to the 700 block of Sunbird Lane for a patient who was sick. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS. The patient was packaged and loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Sunday, August 22

Squad 61 was dispatched to the 400 block of Mountain Avenue for a 20-year-old female with breathing problems. The patient walked to the ambulance for further evaluation.

Engine 62 was dispatched to N County Road 31 for a motor vehicle accident. The patient was with Larimer County Park Rangers. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS. The patient was assisted to a cot and loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Squad 61 was dispatched to the 3400 block of Curlew Drive for a 70-year-old male with breathing problems. TVEMS arrived on scene and assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 62 responded to the 5100 block of Glen Drive for a patient who had fallen. TVEMS assumed patient care and decided the patient should be transported.

August 23-29

Monday, August 23

Squad 61 responded to the 18000 block of Weld Cty Road 3 for a 77-year-old woman who had fallen. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Squad 61 responded to the 100 block of Indiana Avenue for a 60-year-old woman who was having breathing problems. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Tuesday, August 24

Berthoud Engine 61 dispatched to a 2-vehicle accident at E. 1st Street and Boise Avenue. One vehicle had rear end damage with the second vehicle on the grass. No patients were transported, and the crew assisted with debris and fluids clean up.

Wednesday, August 25

Squad 61 responded to the 700 block of Grand Market Avenue for an 81-year-old woman who needed to be transported to a local hospital by TVEMS. The crew assisted with packaging and loading the patient into the ambulance.

 Squad 61 dispatched to the 3000 block of Woodcock Street for a 30-year-old woman having stomach pains. TVEMS arrived and command was transferred, and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Berthoud Engine 61 dispatched to the alley between 4th Street and 5th Street for a smoke investigation. -They located a fire pit burning with no spark arrestor. Per town ordinance there is no open burning allowed and the homeowner was asked to extinguish the fire. The homeowner was very cooperative and immediately extinguished the fire.

Thursday, August 26

Berthoud Fire responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for an 80-year-old man who had fallen and needed a lift assist.

Squad 61 responded to the 500 block of Redwood Circle for a 67-year-old woman with a bee sting reaction. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Friday, August 27

A patient arrived at Station 1 asking to be evaluated. The crew evaluated the patient then transferred care to TVEMS. The patient refused transport.

Citizen assist in the 1000 block of Jefferson Drive to replace smoke detector batteries.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 4200 block of Meining Road for a cut gas line. A trenching machine had hit the gas line. The crew deployed a line for fire protection and secured the area around the leak. Xcel Energy arrived and clamped the line to shut off gas supply.

Berthoud Fire dispatched to the 1400 block of N County Road 27E for grass fire. The crew found a ¼ acre fire with 2-foot flame lengths burning multiple power poles which held  energized wires and large transformers. The crews worked to extinguish all accessible fire areas. Poudre Valley REA arrived, turned the high voltage off, and confirmed it was de-energized. The crew then extinguished the fires in the power poles and turned the scene over to PVREA.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 700 block of Valley View Road for an inside odor investigation. The crew entered the home with the air monitoring equipment and found no elevated levels of carbon monoxide or flammable gas or oxygen displacement or hydrogen sulfide. The residence was turned back over to the homeowners, and Engine 61 cleared the scene.

Saturday, August 28

Engine 62 dispatched to the 5200 block of Sherman Drive for a patient who fell. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging and loading the patient for transport.

Engine 61 responded to the 500 block of Candice Court for a residential fire alarm. The homeowner stated that the alarms had sounded but were no longer alarming. The crew inspected each alarm and found they were all within their working dates and not expired. The batteries were replaced, and all detectors cleaned with compressed air.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 600 block of 4th Street for a 71-year old man with hand pain. TVEMS assumed patient care and cleared Squad 61 from the scene.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1400 block of W County Road 10E for a 32-year old man who had a possible seizure. The crew began assessment. Care was transferred to TVEMS.

Squad 62 responded to the 700 block of Sunbird Lane for a patient who had fallen. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient care and loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Aug 30-31

Monday, August 30

Berthoud Squad 61 responded to the 500 block of Mt. Rainier Street for an 83-year-old woman with chest pains. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Squad 61 responded to a medical in the 1000 block of Vantage Parkway. They found a 4-year-old female with a high fever. TVEMS assumed patient care and our crew was released from scene.

Engine 61 arrived on scene of a single vehicle rollover in the 1000 block of W. County Road 6. The crew made contact with driver of vehicle who reported no injury. The driver was taken to the ambulance to be further evaluated. Scene was turned over to LCSO who were waiting for Colorado State Patrol to arrive.

Tuesday, August 31

Engine 62 dispatched to the 2000 block of Jones Place for an 83-year-old woman with a severe headache. She was conscious and alert, and the home nurse was on site. The crew moved the patient onto the cot for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of 4th Street for a 75-year-old woman having breathing problems.

 

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