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Monday, October 21, 2019

Berthoud Fire Calls: February 2019

Incident Activity Feb. 1-10, 2019

Friday, February 1

Berthoud Squad 11 was dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd
Street for a lift assist.

Saturday, February 2

Berthoud Fire responded to the Derby Grill for a 50-year-old
man who had fallen and hit his head. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Sunday, February 3

BFPD responded to S. Cty Road 23 for a vehicle that had gone
through a fence. TVEMS assumed patient care and Colorado State Patrol cleared
Berthoud Fire from the scene.

Monday, February 4

Citizen assist in the 900 block of Wilfred Road for a
chirping smoke detector. Since the detectors were 9 years old, the crew advised
the homeowner to replace all the detectors in the home. Squad 11 also advised
the homeowner to call if anything changes with the detectors.

BFPD responded to the 1000 block of 4th Street
for an 86-year-old female having heart problems. TVEMS assumed patient care and
the patient was transported to a local hospital.

Tuesday, February 5

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to Hwy 60 for a grass fire.
While enroute Dispatch reported that an off -duty firefighter was on scene and
had put out the fire. The crew found a small 10’ x 5’ patch of burned grass. Firefighters
completed a mop up operation.

BFPD responded to the 100 block of Turner Avenue for a structure fire. They found a fire in the garage and started suppression. The crew entered the residential portion of the home for primary search. Larimer County Sheriff had removed one canine, stating there was a feline resident of the house also. Search crews gave primary all clear of humans in the house. Finding no evidence of extension beyond the garage, the fire was extinguished quickly. Upon completion of the investigation, crews removed damaged contents from garage. An insurance agent arrived and contacted a restoration crew, command was terminated.

Wednesday, February 6

BFPD responded to the 500 block of Hwy 287 for a vehicle
that had struck a light pole. Engine 1 confirmed no injuries and no hazards,
with light damage to the vehicle. Engine 1 remained on scene to block traffic
for Larimer Cty Sheriff.

BFPD responded to the 4000 block of High Plains Avenue for a
fall victim. TVEMS assumed patient care, the crew assisted with loading of the
patient for transport.

Citizen assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation. The
car seat was installed, and education given to customer.

BFPD was dispatched to the intersection of Hwy 56 and Weld
Cty Road 7 for a 2-vehicle accident. Larimer Cty Sheriff and TVEMS were on
scene already. The patient refused transport, Larimer Cty Sheriff cleared
Engine 1 from scene.

Thursday, February 7

Citizen assist for a car seat installation at Station 1. The
mother did the final install of the car seat. The infant child was present, and
the crew instructed her on the proper way to use the harness and chest clip for
the car seat.

Friday, February 8

BFPD responded to the 1000 block of N. Cty road 15C for a man
who had fallen. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading
of the patient for transport.

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 1000 block of Wilshire
Drive for a person with back pain. The crew assisted TVEMS with packaging of
the patient for transport to a local hospital.

BFPD responded to I-25 MM 250 on the off ramp for a fuel
spill. The crew located a semi- tractor trailer on top of the northbound ramp
with fluids on the ground. Oil dry was utilized to control the spill. Colorado
State Patrol Hazmat arrived on scene and the clean up was completed.

Sunday, February 10

BFPD responded to the 200 block of Quandry Avenue for a
medical. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the
patient for transport.

BFPD was dispatched to the 700 block of Holmes Place for a
medical. The crew assisted TVEMS with packaging of the patient for transport.

BFPD responded to the 3000 block of Meining for a lift
assist.

BFPD was dispatched to the 300 block of Lake Avenue for a
sick person. The crew packaged the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Berthoud Engine 26 responded to Larimer Cty 4 and Cty Road 21 for a grass fire. They located a controlled burn at the end of Rotor Way. The homeowner stated he did not have a burn permit and agreed to put the fire out. The crew explained to him the process of obtaining a permit.

Incident Activity Feb. 11-17, 2019

Monday, February 11

BFPD responded to the Berthoud High School for a sick
person. TVEMS assumed patient care and cleared Berthoud Fire from the scene.

Tuesday, February 12

Berthoud Engine was dispatched to I-25 mm 249 NB for a 4-vehicle
accident. The vehicles had light damage and were off the road way. No injuries
were reported to TVEMS.

BFPD responded to the 200 block of Larimer Cty road 10E for
a sick person. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading of the patient for
transport.

BFPD responded to the 4000 block of Page Place for a 5-year-old
girl having a seizure. Berthoud personnel assisted with packaging the patient
for transport to a local hospital.

BFPD responded to Newell Lake for a fire that got away and
the homeowner was asking for assistance. The crew found a 20 x 30 slow moving
controlled burn. The fire was brought under control and mop-up was completed.

Wednesday, February
13

BFPD responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a medical.

Thursday, February 14

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

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the 1000 block of Rancho Way
for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of
the patient for transport.

Friday, February 15

BFPD was dispatched to the 600 block of Schofield Road for a
fainting. Engine 2 assisted with loading of the patient for transport to a
local hospital.

BFPD responded to the 900 block of Berthoud Peak Drive for a
fall victim. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with packaging of
the patient for transport.

Citizen assist in the 1000 block of Murrlet Street for a
smoke detector that needed a new battery. The crew assisted the homeowner with
the high detector and then changed all of the other batteries around the home.

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the 700 block of Live Oak for
a 73-year old woman who had fainted. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew
assisted with the packaging of the patient for transport.

BFPD responded to the 1000 block of Mt. Meeker Avenue for a
sick person. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of
the patient for transport.

Saturday, February 16

Berthoud Squad 11 was dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd
Street, for a 58-year old man who was splashed in the eye with sulfuric acid. The
man was found flushing his eye’s for about 15 minutes. TVEMS assumed patient
care and the patient was walked to the ambulance for transport.

Sunday, February 17

BFPD responded to the 2000 block of N. Larimer Cty Road 23
for a sick person. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care. The crew assisted
with packaging of the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Citizen assist with replacing batteries in high ceiling detector on Arapaho Drive.

Incident Activity
Feb. 25 – 28

Monday, February 25

BFPD responded to the 2000 block of Blue Mountain Avenue for
a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Tuesday, February 26

Citizen assist in the 300 block of Victoria Street for a
chirping smoke detector. The crew replaced the battery and reset the system.
The malfunction was due to an out dated detector. The homeowner said she would
purchase a new one today and replace it.

Wednesday, February
27

Citizen assist to install a car seat for an 11-month-old child.

Citizen assist in the 900 block of Welch Avenue for a
resident who was locked out of their house. The crew was able to get the door
open.

Thursday, February 28

BFPD responded to the 3000 block of Fairways Drive for a
fall victim. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of
the patient for transport.

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 4000 block of Malibu
Drive for a fall victim. The 71-year-old man said he was fine, just needed help
to his chair.

BFPD responded to the 4000 block of Hawg Wild Avenue for a
sick person. The patient was loaded and transported to a local hospital.

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