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Friday, September 22, 2017

Berthoud Fire Calls: July 2017

Updated August 8, 2017

Berthoud Fire Protection District
Incident Activity July 2017

 

 

Saturday, June 1

BFPD responded to I-25 mm 249 SB for a single motor vehicle accident with all parties out of the vehicle. TVEMS assumed patient care. Engine 1 took care of vehicle hazards.

Sunday, June 2

Berthoud Engine 1 responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a 78-year-old female having a seizure. Patient care was turned over to TVEMS, the crew then assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

BFPD responded to the 300 block of E. County Road 30, for a single family residential structure fire. Loveland Fire was in command. Berthoud Fire was assigned to stage its apparatus and proceed to the scene. The crew located a small wood shed that had mostly been burned down. The crew assisted until the fire transitioned into mop up.

Berthoud Fire Protection District

Incident Activity July 3-9

Monday, July 3

BFPD responded to I-25 mm 250 SB for a medical assist. This was a female in respiratory distress. She stated she had taken her inhaler, but it was not working. TVEMS assumed patient care and Engine 1 continued to control traffic. TVEMS was able to treat and release the patient.

Berthoud Engine 1 responded to an odor investigation in the 900 block of 4th Street. The crew located a burning smell in the neighborhood and found a smoldering fire pit in the back yard. The crew met with property owner who stated that they were cleaning up the back yard burning rubbish. The property owner was advised to put it out and referred them to Larimer Cty web site for burn restriction.

Tuesday, July 4

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 1200 block of Hwy 60 for an 86-year-old female who had fallen. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

BFPD was dispatched to a single motorcycle down at the intersection of Larimer Cty Rd 21 and Larimer Cty Rd 8. The crew determined that the female rider of the motorcycle had fallen over at low speed while making a turn on to Larimer Cty Rd 8. BFPD assessed the rider who had no complaints of pain or injury. Colorado State Patrol arrived and command was turned over.

Wednesday, July 5

Berthoud Engine 1 was dispatched to the 900 block of Bruce Drive for an 81-year-old man who had fallen. The crew assisted the male in getting up.

Friday, July 7

BFPD responded to the 900 block of Bruce Drive for a fall victim. An 81-year-old man had fallen and couldn’t get up. The crew and TVEMS helped move him into a chair.

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 800 block of Marshall for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Saturday, July 8

Berthoud Fire responded to the 1500 block of Larimer Cty Road 17 for a fall victim. The crew assisted TVEMS with an assessment and then loaded the patient for transport.

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a person with breathing problems. The crew assisted TVEMS with packaging the patient for transport.

Sunday, July 9

BFPD responded to the area of the 7200 block of W. Cty Rd 8E for a single motorcycle accident. The crew found a single motorcycle off the side of the road with one person surrounded by caregivers. Engine 2 shut down Cty Rd 8E, accounted for any hazards, and began to treat the rider. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

BFPD responded to I-25 mm 251 SB for a single vehicle accident with moderate damage. All occupants were out of the vehicle. TVEMS transported one adult and 2 children. The crew was able to work with Colorado State Patrol to determine the needs for the duration of the accident.  Engine 1 remained on scene until the vehicle was towed.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 300 block of Columbine Circle for a 64-year-old woman having difficulty breathing. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 1200 block of Aspen Drive for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Incident Activity July 10-16

Monday, June 10

Berthoud Fire responded to the 1900 block of S. Hwy 287 for a fall victim. A 94-year-old female was lying on the ground. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

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

Tuesday, June 11

Berthoud Fire responded to the 300 block of Bimson Avenue for a woman who had fallen. The crew assisted TVEMS with packaging the patient for transport.

Engine 226 was dispatched to Berthoud Living Center for a resident with chest pains. Patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Wednesday, June 12

Berthoud Engine 1 responded to I-25 mm 250 NB for a 2-car motor vehicle accident. Colorado State Patrol and a courtesy tow truck where already on scene. Engine 1 crew cleaned up road debris. TVEMS loaded 1 person for a headache. Both vehicles were moved to the shoulder of the road.

Thursday, June 13

Berthoud Engine 1 responded to the 800 block of Schrage Way for smoke detectors going off randomly. The crew checked the home with the thermal and gas monitors. Everything was all clear but the detectors went off again for no apparent reason. The crew located 3 detectors that appeared to not be working properly. Once removed, the system was quiet. The crew recommended that the home owner immediately either replace the detectors or call an electrician to check the system.

BFPD responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a medical.

Berthoud Engine 16 was dispatched to the 1300 block of 1st Street for an 88-year-old woman complaining of chest pains. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Saturday, June 15

BFPD was dispatched to the 1600 block of Gaucho Court for a person with back pain. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging and loading of the patient for transport.

Sunday, June 16

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

Berthoud Engine 1 located a 2-car motor vehicle accident on I-25 mm 247 NB. Engine 1 contacted the first vehicle and all occupants stated that there were no injuries. At the second vehicle, the driver wanted TVEMS to check out her daughter who had bumped her head during the collision. Colorado State Patrol arrived and wanted to move the vehicles to the next exit.

Berthoud Engine 1 responded to a 2-car motor vehicle accident with moderate damage on Hwy 56. Larimer Cty Sheriff had officers on scene and blocked lanes of the frontage road. TVEMS contacted the driver of the sedan. The fire crew began to mitigate hazards and control traffic. Both crews worked together to package the patient and load for transport.

Incident Activity July 17-24

Monday, June 17

Citizen assist to a homeowner in the 1600 block of 4th Street. The homeowner requested help changing smoke detector batteries. The crew changed out 7 smoke detector’s batteries. The homeowner was informed that at the next battery change it would be best to change the detectors.

Tuesday, June 18

Berthoud Engine 2 responded to the 1800 block of S. Larimer Cty Road 23E for a medical. The scene was turned over to TVEMS and Larimer Cty Sheriff.

Wednesday, June 19

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 200 block of Welch Avenue for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

BFPD was dispatched to I-25 mm 251 for a three-car motor vehicle accident. The engine was placed in the #1 lane to block the accident scene. The crew checked for hazards and TVEMS stated there was no injuries. The crew stayed on scene waiting for Colorado State Patrol to arrive. The cars were cleared from the highway.

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 1700 block of 4th Street for a medical assist with TVEMS. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

BFPD responded to the 4400 block of Rosewood Drive for a man lying on the floor in the kitchen. The crew assisted TVEMS obtaining vitals and loading the patient.

Thursday, June 20

Berthoud Engine 1 responded to I-25 mm 251 NB for a 2-vehicle accident involving a semi -tractor trailer and a single pickup truck. The crew checked for injuries and hazards and evaluated one patient from the pickup truck. TVEMS arrived on scene and patient care was transferred to them.

Friday, June 21

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

BFPD was dispatched to Kwik Corner for a man having a seizure in a pickup truck. When TVEMS arrived, the crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Saturday, June 22

Berthoud Engine 2 responded to the 5200 block of Getaway Drive for a gas line that had been hit and was leaking. The area had been evacuated and the crew located a 1 ¼” residential gas line that had been hit by a construction crew while digging a trench. The crew pulled a protection line and awaited the arrival of Xcel Energy crews. Engine 2 remained in place with the protection line until the damaged gas line was clamped.

Berthoud Engine 23 was dispatched to a grass/wildland fire at 7700 block of Spring Glade Road. The crew assisted Poudre Fire Authority with extinguishing the northern and western fire flanks. Once the hand-line was completed, units were pulled off the line and released.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 600 block of S. 9th Street for a possible stroke victim. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging and loading of the patient for transport.

BFPD responded to the 3700 block of Robin Court for a 78 year old female possibly having a stroke. TVEMS established patient care and began to evaluate the patient. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Sunday, June 23

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 1600 block of S. Larimer Cty Road 23E for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Station 1 received a phone call reporting chirping smoke detectors in the 300 block of Cheyenne Drive. The crew found no signs of any hazardous conditions. The crew investigated the smoke detectors for malfunction and found none. The detectors were about 20 years old, so the crew recommended replacement of the detectors.

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to Larimer Cty Road 31 for a smoke investigation near Carter Lake. The crew was able to get within a 1 mile of the fire on the Chimney Hallow access road off 18E. It was at this time the fire looked to be in Lyons Fire District. Command used air craft to suppress the fire and held all ground resources out of the area due to its location. Once Lyons arrived, command was turned over.

BFPD was dispatched to Longview Drive for a 16-year-old female who fallen off her bike and had a seizure. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Incident Activity July 24-30

 Monday, July 24

Berthoud Engine 2 responded to the 800 block of Berthoud Peak Drive for. a 57-year-old female having problems breathing. TVEMS arrived on scene and command was transferred.

Berthoud Engine 1 was dispatched to 850 Spartan venue for a 2-car motor vehicle accident with moderate damage. The crew checked for injuries. TVEMS assumed medical care. Larimer City Sheriff’s deputies took over investigations.

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

BFPD responded to the 800 block of Ranchhand Drive for a medical assist. The scene was turned over to TVEMS and Larimer County Sheriff’s deputies.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 1000 block of Rocky Peak Drive for patient having difficulty breathing. The crew assisted TVEMS with packaging the patient for transport.

Tuesday, July 25

BFPD responded to the 2400 block of Weld County Road 46 for a fall victim. A 90-year-old man had fallen in the shower and couldn’t get back up. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Wednesday, July 26

Berthoud Engine 2 responded to the 1600 block of County Road 21 for a cardiac arrest. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Berthoud Fire responded to Crestridge Drive for a two-vehicle accident, work truck vs. mini- van. The mini-van had moderate front end damage. The crew contacted the occupants and confirmed that there were no injuries. Engine 16 remained on scene to assisted Larimer County Sheriff with investigation and clean up.

BFPD was dispatched to Hwy 287 and located a white pick-up with heavy damage from a head-on collision with a pole. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care. A vehicle that was witnessed to have possibly caused this accident had fled the scene and at the time of this report has not been found.

BFPD responded to the 3300 block of Glade Road for a small out building on fire. The crew assisted with exterior attack along with Loveland Fire. The fire was put out and cleared by command.

Thursday, July 27

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the 1000 block of 4th Street for an 88-year-old female who had fallen and couldn’t get up. On scene, Squad 11 assisted TVEMS with loading the patient into the ambulance.

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to I-25 mm 249 NB for a three-vehicle accident. TVEMS reported this was a non-injury accident with minor fluids on the ground. Engine 1 crew cleaned up the fluids.

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the 400 block of Cheyenne Drive for an 85-year-old woman who had shut her car door on her thumb.

Friday, July 28

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the 300 block of Victoria Street for a 66-year-old man having heart problems. TVEMS assumed patient care and Berthoud personnel assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Citizen assist to the 900 block of Welch Avenue to change the batteries in three smoke detectors on the main floor of the residence. The homeowner was advised that the smoke detectors should be replaced every 10 years and that the current detectors need replacement soon.

Citizen assist to the 1600 block of Mt. Meeker Avenue for smoke detector battery replacement. Squad 11 changed the batteries in 1 detector in the main stairwell from the first floor to the second floor of the residence. The detector was reinstalled and tested.

Dispatched to Larimer County Sherriff’s request to attend to a man who ran from the Sheriff and had cut his hand. Berthoud Engine 1 took command and assisted TVEMS with taking vital signs and cleaning up the man’s hand which had been cut while trying to break into a house.

Saturday, July 29

BFPD responded to the 100 block of Sioux Drive for a woman with chest pains. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Sunday, July 30

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to Carter Lake Marina for a 28-year-old woman complaining of chest pain. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted in walking the patient into the ambulance.

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

Berthoud Engine 2 was dispatched to Hwy 287 for a two-car motor vehicle accident with heavy damage. All the occupants out of the vehicles. The crew checked on hazards and a patient count. TVEMS assumed patient care, with no parties transported. Larimer County Sheriff arrived and placed the driver of vehicle 1 into custody. Crew 2 helped block traffic until tow truck arrived.

Incident Activity July 31

Monday, July 31

Berthoud Fire responded to a 4-vehicle accident on Hwy 56 and the NE frontage road. There was minor to moderate damage to all the vehicles. Colorado State Patrol was on- scene and advised that was one injured person inside a SUV. TVEMS assumed patient care while the fire crew checked for hazards and helped package the injured party for transport. Engine 1 was on traffic duty, as the roadway was shut down to 1 lane.

BFPD was dispatched to the 100 block of E. Michigan Avenue for a sick person. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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