February 2018
S M T W T F S
« Jan    
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728  
News for Norther Colorado and the world

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Berthoud Fire Calls: February 2018

Berthoud Fire Protection District

Incident Activity February 2018

Incident Activity Feb 1-4

Thursday, February 1

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to Weld Cty Road 46 and Frontage Road for a 2-vehicle accident. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew helped with traffic while Colorado State Patrol conducted their investigation.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 700 block of Abrams Way for a horse stuck in a fence. They found a horse in its stall with its left rear hoof wedged between 2 bars in the stall. The fire crew utilized a Sawzall to remove 1 of the bars from the stall wall. The horse was freed once the bar was removed. The care of the horse was turned over to its owners, who were awaiting the arrival of their veterinarian.

Berthoud Chief 2 arrived on scene of a 2-vehicle accident at Berthoud Parkway and Hwy 287. Both vehicles had light damage and all parties were out of the vehicles. No hazards were found on either vehicle. Command was turned over to Larimer Cty Sheriff.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 700 block of Hwy 56 for an odor investigation. The crew reported a slight odor of burning plastic inside and requested the thermal imager. The smell was isolated to one office inside the business. After further investigation, a small plastic plaque was found on top of the furnace. The plaque had gotten hot enough to discolor and begin to melt. Captain believed this to be the cause of the burning plastic smell.

Friday, February 2

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

BFPD responded to the I-25 mm 251 for a single vehicle rollover. All parties were out of the vehicle with no injuries. There was moderate damage to the vehicle, Colorado State Patrol assumed command.

Saturday, February 3

Berthoud Fire responded to the 900 block of 4th Street for a traumatic injury. An 18-month-old girl’s finger had been severed in a door. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

BFPD was dispatched to Hwy 287 for a woman having chest pains. TVEMS assumed patient care.

 Sunday, February 4

Citizen assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Berthoud Engine 1 responded to Hwy 287 for a single vehicle rollover which ended up on its roof. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Citizen assist at Station 1 for a car seat check for a grandparent’s vehicle. The car seat fit within the weight and age of the child and was installed properly.

Incident Activity Feb. 5-11

Monday, February 5

BFPD responded to the 1200 block of S. Cty Road 13 for an unattended fire that was smoldering. The crew used water from Engine 16 and a hand tool to cool down the fire. The property owner stated he had been burning horse manure the day before. The winds were high and caused the fire to kick back up again. The property owner said he would keep an eye on it. All units cleared and went available.

Berthoud Squad 11 was dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with packaging and loading of the patient for transport.

Tuesday, February 6

Citizen assist to the 1300 block of Cty Road 4E for a chirping CO detector. The detector had expired and was no longer functioning. The homeowner was made aware and advised that she should purchase a new one.

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to Berthoud Elementary for a 10-year-old boy who had hit his head while on the playground. The school had contacted the parents and they were en route. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Wednesday, February 7

BFPD responded to the 700 block of Mountain Avenue for a sick person. TVEMS assumed patient care and cleared Squad 11 from scene.

Berthoud Engine 1 responded along with TVEMS for a person with chest pains on W. Larimer Cty Road 10E. After TVEMS completed an assessment the patient made the decision to be transported. The fire crew assisted with packaging and loading of the patient.

Berthoud Engine 1 responded to the 500 block of Pyramid Peak Street for a medical. Once TVEMS arrived on scene, patient care was transferred to them. The crew assisted with getting the patient into the ambulance for transport.

BFPD was dispatched to the 2600 block of Pheasant Run for a 75-year-old man in severe pain. The daughter called and asked that he be transported to hospital. The crew obtained a set of vitals and patient history that was transferred to TVEMS. The crew assisted with loading of the patient.

Thursday, February 8

Berthoud Fire responded to the 5200 block of Sherman Drive for a 70-year-old woman with difficulty breathing due to COPD and onset of the flu. The crew assisted TVEMS with vitals and packaging the patient for transport.

Call into the station for a smoke alarm chirping and needed assistance changing batteries. Squad 11 crew assisted the homeowner with changing the batteries in all the smoke detectors.

BFPD responded to the entrance of Lon Halger Reservoir for a single vehicle rollover with heavy damage. All parties were out of the vehicle conscious and breathing. Berthoud crew assisted TVEMS with packaging all patients for transport.

Friday, February 9

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 700 block of Hwy 56 for a 2-vehicle accident with heavy damage. All parties were out of the vehicles. Larimer Cty Sheriff advised the crew they did not want the debris swept up until they could further investigate the scene. Once photos and measurements were taken and tow truck were on-scene, the crew assisted in clearing up the large debris field.

Berthoud Engine 1 responded to a 3-vehicle accident at the intersection of Hwy 287 and Taft. TVEMS assumed patient care, the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport. Colorado State Patrol arrived, and the crew assisted with traffic control. Two vehicles were loaded onto the tow trucks, command was then terminated.

Berthoud Engine 2 responded to the intersection of Cty Road 21 and Cty Road 8 for a 2-vehicle accident. Both vehicles had moderate damage, neither driver complained of any injuries. One driver was evaluated by TVEMS due to her being pregnant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Print This Post Print This Post

There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment on this article.


Leave a Reply