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Friday, January 19, 2018

Berthoud Fire Calls: January 2018

Updated January 17, 2018

Berthoud Fire Protection District

Incident Activity

January 2018

 

Incident Activity for January 1-7

Monday, January 1

BFPD responded to the 4700 block of Crestridge Ct for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Tuesday, January 2

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 1000 block of 7th Street for a chicken coop in the back yard that was fully involved in flames. The fire crew knocked down the fire and after a quick investigation, determined that a heating pad that was keeping the chickens warm had caused the ignition.

Wednesday, January 3

Berthoud Engine 1 responded to I-25 mm 252 NB for a 2-year-old that had a seizure in the back seat of the car. TVEMS had just arrived and assumed patient care. The fire crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

A civilian arrived for a car seat installation at Station 1. She brought her own, brand new car seat and the crew showed her how to install it properly. She felt comfortable with the install and went on her way.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 3400 Larimer Cty Road 31 for a car that had rolled from a neighboring house into an air conditioner unit on the back side of building. No one was in the car and the single car had minor damage. The crew checked for hazards, and none were found.

Thursday, January 4

BFPD responded to the 2100 block of Shoreside Drive for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient walked to the ambulance and he was transported.

Friday, January 5

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

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

Berthoud Engine 1 responded to the 400 block of 10th Street for a 72-year-old having abdominal pain. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging and loading of the patient for transport.

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the 1200 block of 36th Street for a 74-year-old man having chest pains. TVEMS arrived on scene and command was transferred over to them. The patient was then transported.

Saturday, January 6

BFPD responded to the 500 block of Redwood Circle for a CO detector that had malfunctioned. The warning it was giving was that the detector had reached its life expectancy. The homeowner was advised that it needed to be replaced.

Sunday, January 7

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

Incident Activity for January 8-14

Monday, January 8

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the 400 block of Cheyenne Drive for a medical call with TVEMS. The crew assisted with packaging and loading the patient for transport.

Tuesday, January 9

BFPD was dispatched to the 100 block of Sioux Drive for a report of a sick person. TVEMS assumed patient care, the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 600 block of 6th Street for a person with a diabetic problem. The patient was sitting up in bed. The crew took the patient’s blood sugar, which was low. The patient was then given cookies to raise his sugar levels. Patient care was transferred to TVEMS.

BFPD responded to the 4300 block of Hawg Hollow Lane for a sick person. TVEMS took over command, the crew assisted with loading of the patient for non-emergency transport.

BFPD responded to the intersection of Hwy 287 and W. Cty Road 8 for a multi motor vehicle accident. The crew found two vehicles with moderate damage and a motorcycle with heavy damage. Both north and south bound lanes of Hwy 287 were closed. The crew use oil dry to clean up fluids that were leaking from the vehicles. Once Larimer Cty Sheriff finished the investigation, the fire crew assisted Colorado State Patrol with traffic.

While on scene of above motor vehicle accident, BFPD was dispatched to a secondary incident further south on Hwy 287. Chief 2 reported 2 motor vehicles with moderate damage, with one vehicle on its side. Engine 2 arrived and took over patient care and hazard mitigation. TVEMS assumed patient care, scene was then turned over to Colorado State Patrol.

BFPD was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident at S. Taft Avenue and S. Cty Road 17. This was a 3-car accident, rear-end style collision with moderate damage. All occupants were out of their vehicles. Responding units checked for vehicle hazards in the roadway. Colorado State Patrol arrived and command was turned to them.

Berthoud Engine 23 responded to the 4200 block of Meining Road for a 12 year old who had been bucked off of a horse. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Thursday, January 11

Berthoud Engine 1 responded for a natural gas leak indoors in the 800 block of Victoria Street. Firefightersl located small leak in the kitchen stove. The homeowners were advised that the strove was turned off and disconnected. The stove was red tagged for no further permitted use.

Friday, January 12

Citizen assist in the 400 block of Cheyenne Drive for a smoke detector battery change.

Saturday, January 13

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

BFPD was dispatched for a grass/Wildland fire on Lakota Ridge. The permitted controlled burn had gotten out of control. The fire was not presently threatening any structures, but that could change if the wind direction changed. This was a slow moving one-acre grass fire, in light flashy fuels. The fire was quickly controlled and mop-up operations were initiated. The total fire area was determined to be 1.25 acres in size, with no resulting property damage. Once mop-up was completed, the scene was turned back over to the homeowner.

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

Berthoud Engine 1 was dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a person with abdominal pains. TVEMS assumed patient care. The fire crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

BFPD personnel were dispatched to Station 1 parking lot for a person with breathing problems. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Sunday, January 14

Berthoud Fire responded to the 800 block of Larimer Cty Road 23E for a traumatic injury. The crew found a man laying on the ground, with a woman holding a horse. TVEMS assumed patient care, the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Berthoud Engine 26 met with TVEMS already on scene. TVEMS stated they need assistance lifting and moving a patient for transport. The crew assisted in the loading.

 

 

 

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