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Berthoud Fire calls for January 2012

Berthoud Fire Berthoud Fire calls for January 2012

Berthoud Fire Protection District

Incident activity for January/February 2012

Sunday, January 1

BFPD responded to a medical call on East County Road 6C. The patient was transported.

BFPD responded to a reported vehicle fire on Lake Ave near a structure. The motor compartment was overheated and the fire was extinguished.

BFPD responded to a mutual aide structure fire with Loveland Fire. The fire crew was staged and within a few minutes was cleared by Loveland command.

BFPD responded to a medical call for a stroke on West County Road 4E. The patient was transported.

BFPD was called to an inside smoke odor investigation on Wilshire Dr. The homeowner stated a light fixture was shorting in and out. The crew found the switch had overheated and melted causing the smoke odor.

Monday, January 2

BFPD responded to a reported outside fire with 10-15 foot flame lengths. Upon arrival at the scene, the fire was found to be under control by the responsible party.

BFPD responded with Loveland Fire to a motor vehicle accident on 35th St. SW and S. Taft Ave.  This was a two-vehicle accident with moderate damage and one person with injuries.

Tuesday, January 3

BFPD responded to a medical call for a cardiac arrest on W. County Road 4E.

BFPD responded to a medical call on Second Street. The fire crew assisted TVEMS with handling the patient.

Wednesday, January 4

BFPD responded to a medical call for fainting on Weld County Road 7.  The patient was transported.

Sunday, January 5

BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 25 at mile marker 252. This was a two-vehicle accident with minor damage and no reported injuries.

Monday, January 9

BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of W. County Road 8E and Hulson Place. The crew found a vehicle overturned with the driver lying outside of the vehicle complaining of shoulder pain. The individual was transported.

BFPD responded to a carbon monoxide alarm on Deer Run Road. They searched the residence and no hazardous conditions. The fire crew recommended that the occupants replace the detectors.

BFPD assisted the Larimer County Sheriff’s office with a medical call on W. County Road 6 and Lake Hollow Drive.

BFPD was called to mitigate fluid hazards on a non-injury motor vehicle accident on Interstate 25 at mile marker 250.

Tuesday, January 10

BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Victoria St.

BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on S. County Road 21. The patient was transported.

Wednesday, January 11

BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on Highway 287 and County Road 8. This was a three-vehicle accident with moderate damage to the vehicles. One individual was injured and was transported to the hospital.

Friday, January 13

BFPD assisted TVEMS with lifting a patient for transport at Berthoud Living Center.

BFPD responded to a report of a tree on fire near County Road 10 and County Line Road. They found a pile of embers at the base of some trees along a ditch.

Saturday, January 14

BFPD responded to a six-vehicle motor vehicle accident with mild to moderate damage to all vehicles. Two persons were injured and both were transported to the hospital.

Sunday, January 15

BFPD responded to a motorcycle accident at Valley Dirt Rider track. A rider was injured and the crew assisted TVEMS with transporting the patient.

Monday, January 16

BFPD was sent to a commercial fire alarm at the Berthoud Family Physicians office on 10th St. The alarm was a false alarm.

BFPD responded to a medical call on Welch Ave. for a sick person. The fire crew assisted TVEMS with transporting the patient.

BFPD responded to a report of a vehicle fire in the southbound lanes of Interstate 25 at mile marker 252. No fire was found. The vehicle was stalled and had a flat tire. The crew assisted with setting up a tow for the vehicle.

BFPD responded to a rollover motor vehicle accident on Redtail Hawk Lane and S. County Road 23. A truck was found on its roof with the driver still inside the vehicle. The fire crew assisted the driver by cutting the seatbelt and helping the driver out of the vehicle. TVEMS assessed the patient and ruled out any injuries.

BFPD was dispatched to a single vehicle accident in front of Pioneer Sand and Gravel on 1st St. A car was found off the roadway with minor damage and its front end in the ditch. The occupants were out of the vehicle and were uninjured.

BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Cheyenne Dr. for a person complaining of breathing difficulties. The patient was transported.

Tuesday, January 17

BFPD responded to a medical call with TVEMS on Shelby Dr. A female had slipped on the ice and hit her head and was complaining of head pain and nausea. The patient was transported.

BFPD responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a patient who had fallen. The crew assisted with transporting the patient.

BFPD responded to the Berthoud Living Center to assist TVEMS with transporting a patient.

Wednesday, January 18

Berthoud Fire and TVEMS were called to a single vehicle accident on County Road 17 and Spartan Ave.  A truck had hit and sheared a power pole out of the ground.   There were no injuries reported. Poudre REA was contacted and when they arrived, the scene was turned over to them.

BFPD responded to W. County Road 8 and Highway 287 for a medical call in a vehicle. TVEMS assisted an infant child while the fire crew assisted with traffic control.

BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on South Iowa Ave.

BFPD was called to a mulch fire on East County Road 8. The crew found a 20 by 20 foot area in flame. A front loader was used to spread the mulch and the crew extinguished the fire.

Thursday, January 19

BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Mountain Ave. The patient was transported.

BFPD responded to a report of a grass fire on the shoulder of Highway 287 and West County Road 4E. A passerby had started the fire to stay warm.  The fire was extinguished and Larimer County Sheriff Office responded to the scene.

BFPD responded to a large mulch fire at the same location as the day before on East County Road 8.  The fire was approximately a 50x90x30 active fire on the areas that had been extinguished the day prior.  The pile was again spread with a front loader and the fire was extinguished.  It was expected that smoldering would still occur due to the density of the material that was burning.

Friday, January 20

BFPD was called to a medical call on County Road 4E and Highway 287. TVEMS assumed the patient care for a person complaining of abdomen pain.

BFPD was dispatched at 6:10 pm to a reported structure fire on East County Road 8.  This was the large mulch fire which was under control but was mistaken for a structure fire. Some visible flames were again extinguished.

The fire crew responded from the mulch fire to a medical call on Weld County Road 5. An elderly patient had fallen on her door step. The patient was transported.

Saturday, January 21

At 8:00 am, the fire crew responded again to the mulch fire on County Road 8. The fire was again extinguished with the assistance of a front-end loader and two bobcats.

BFPD responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a patient who was unconscious but breathing. The patient was transported.

Monday, January 23

BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call at the Berthoud Living Center. The patient was transported.

Tuesday, January 24

BFPD responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a patient complaining of chest pain. The patient was transported.

BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Mountain Ave.

Wednesday, January 25

BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Mount Meeker Ave.

BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Weld County Road 3. The patient was transported.

Thursday, January 26

BFPD responded to a reported motor vehicle accident on Interstate 25 near Highway 56. The crew found approximately 700 gallons of diesel fuel had spilled onto the State property. The driver of the vehicle was uninjured. Loveland Fire as well as the state patrol Haz-Mat team responded to assist in the clean up.

BFPD responded with TVEMS to a medical call on 2nd St. for a patient having breathing difficulties. The patient was transported.

BFPD received a call about a suspicious substance found at the Water Conservancy District Building. A small container with an unknown substance was found in the stairwell of the building.  The fire crew investigated and when the Berthoud Police arrived, the substance was given to them with information as to the crew’s findings.  The fire crew then left the scene to the Berthoud Police and the responsible party from the Water District to determine a course of action based on the findings.

Friday, January 27

The BFPD crew assisted a citizen on 5th St.

BFPD was called to a reported grass fire in the area of East County Road 4 and Weld County Road 1. The crew was unable to find any fire in the area.

BFPD responded to Weld County Road 46 for a report of a grassfire. No fire was found in the area.

Saturday, January 28

BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 25 at mile marker 252. A vehicle was found approximately 50-75 yards west of the interstate in the middle of a field.  The vehicle had no damage and there were no reported injuries.

Sunday, January 29

BFPD assisted with a medical call on Bruce Drive. The patient was transported.

Monday, January 30

BFPD responded to a medical call at a construction site on W. County Road 8E for a person who had fallen from a ladder. The patient was found lying on the concrete floor conscious and breathing.  TVEMS assessed the patient and there was no transport needed.

BFPD responded to a medical call on Foothills Dr. for a sick person.


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