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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Berthoud Fire Calls: June 2017

Updated July 3, 2017

Berthoud Fire Protection District

Incident Activity June 2017

Thursday, June 1

Berthoud Fire responded to Larimer Cty Road 2 for a motor vehicle extrication. A jeep had rolled on its side and pinned the driver. The steering wheel had to be cut from the dash to release the driver. The crew assisted TVEMS with packaging of the patient for transport.

Berthoud Engine 1 responded to the intersection of 10E and 1st Street for a motor vehicle accident. A motorcycle had hit the back of a car that was waiting to make a left turn. Engine 16 was assigned to deal with the leaking fuel from the motorcycle and the scene was turned over to Larimer County Sheriff’s deputies.

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to I-25 mm 248 SB for 2-car motor vehicle accident with minor damage to both vehicles. All parties were out of the vehicles with no injuries. The crew helped with traffic control and cleared debris from highway. 

BFPD responded to the 1000 block of 2nd Street for a sick person. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging of the patient for transport.

Berthoud Engine 1 was requested to assist a homeowner with a CO alarm that was sounding and suspected to be faulty. The homeowner reported that the detector had fallen off the wall and unplugged from the wall. The crew verified that the battery had been replaced and plugged it back in.

Citizen assist in the 100 block of W CR2. The fire crew assisted the homeowner in mounting a new smoke detector in her home.

Friday, June 2

BFPD was dispatched to the intersection of Hwy 287 and Cty Road 8 for a 2-car motor vehicle accident with moderate damage to the vehicles. Both parties were transported from the second car. The crew stayed on scene while Larimer Cty Sheriff conducted an investigation.

Engine 1 responded to an electrical box fire near a structure in the 2000 block of 1st Street. A mobile home’s power line fuse had popped, causing a wire fire, with no breach into the structure. The crew used a dry chemical extinguisher on the remaining electrical line that was burning. The mobile home was cleared from exterior and interior with thermal imagery. Poudre REA was called to control the electrical as BFPD personnel had shut down the transformer at the road. Scene was then turned over to Poudre REA and homeowner once hazards were mitigated.

Saturday, June 3

Berthoud Squad 11 was dispatched to a medical call at the 1600 block of Weld Cty Rd 38 for a person with breathing problems. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to a traffic accident on Welch Avenue. TVEMS performed an assessment on a patient. They determined the patient could be taken to the hospital by her father who was on scene.

Berthoud Fire was called to the 1300 block of 1st Street for a person who had fallen. The crew assisted TVEMS with lifting the patient to her feet.

Sunday, June 4

Berthoud Engine 1 was dispatched to Valley Dirt Rider track for a person with a shoulder injury. TVEMS already on scene assisting the patient. The crew helped in packaging the patient for transport.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 900 block of Mountain Avenue for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care and patient was transported.

BFPD responded to a motor vehicle vs a motorcycle accident just east of the round-about located on 1st Street. Both had minor damage but there were no injuries. The scene was then turned over to Larimer County Sheriff deputies.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 15000 block of 95th Street for a medical. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient assessment and packaging for transport.

Incident Activity June 5-11

Monday, June 5

Berthoud Engine 1 responded to the 1500 block of Woodcock Street for a fall victim. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

BFPD was dispatched to I-25 mm 252 NB for a fully involved engine compartment fire in a single passenger vehicle. The crew knocked down the fire and then proceeded to Johnson’s corner to speak to the vehicle owner.

Tuesday, June 6

Berthoud Fire responded to the 1100 block of Monroe for a 78-year-old male with extreme pain in his stomach. The crew assisted TVEMS with packaging of the patient for transport.

BFPD was dispatched to a large animal rescue on Weld Cty Road 3. A calf was at the bottom of a well standing in about 18” of water. Once the roof ladder was in place, FF Stricklin descended the ladder to sling the calf. With the calf in the sling the crew began to lift the calf out of the well. The calf stood up and was reunited with its mother. The scene was then turned back over to the property owner.

Berthoud Engine 1 responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a medical.

BFPD responded to I-25 mm 249 NB for a two-vehicle accident. Engine 1 blocked for the scene and took command. There were 2 vehicles with moderate damage and TVEMS assumed patient care. All hazards were mitigated and patients transported. The scene was then turned over to Colorado State Patrol.

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 2700 block of Cty Road 31 for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Wednesday, June 7

BFPD was dispatched to the 3400 block of Memory Lane for a gas line cut. An Xcel Energy crew was on scene and they clamped the pipe.

BFPD responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a medical.

Thursday, June 8

Berthoud Engine 2 responded to Carter Lake south shore campground for a fall victim. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Berthoud Fire responded to I-25 mm 249 NB for a two-vehicle accident. Both vehicles were pulled off into the median with Colorado State Patrol on scene. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Friday, June 9

BFPD was dispatched to 5th Street and Mountain Avenue for a vehicle vs a pedestrian accident. Chief 2 reported a male patient had sustained a laceration to thumb, and hit his head. TVEMS arrived on scene and patient care was transferred. Larimer Cty Sheriff arrived and the scene was turned over to them.

Saturday, June 10

Berthoud Fire responded to the 900 block of Zuercher for a medical assist. The crew located a 98-year-old female laying in her bed. TVEMS arrived on scene and assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Sunday, June 11

Assisted Loveland Fire with a cut gas line standby on Larimer Cty Road 11.

Berthoud Squad 11 was dispatched to the 5200 block of Sherman Drive for a fall victim. The patient was sitting in a chair holding his left knee. TVEMS assumed patient care.

BFPD was dispatched to the 2300 block of Horseshoe Circle for a female who had fallen and hurt her ankle. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Berthoud Engine 16 responded to the 18000 block of Weld Cty Road 5 for a small rubbish fire. There were two garbage bags of trash on fire. The crew extinguished the fire.

Incident Activity June 12-18

Monday, June 12

BFPD responded to the intersection of Larimer Cty Road 21 and Sundown Drive for a two-vehicle, T-bone style collision. Both vehicles had moderate damage, and all occupants were out of the vehicles. TVEMS assumed patient care and confirmed a non-injury accident. The scene was turned over to Colorado State Patrol and E-2 completed clearing all remaining vehicle debris from the roadway.

Berthoud Squad 11 was dispatched to the 1300 block of 4th Street to a possible stroke victim. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Berthoud Engine 1 responded to the 1000 block of 7th Street for a 77 year old male who fell. Once TVEMS arrived the crew transferred patient care and assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 6300 block of W. Larimer Cty Road 4 for a 72-year-old male complaining of breathing problems. Engine 2 assisted TVEMS with packaging and loading the patient for transport.

Tuesday, June 13

BFPD responded to the 500 block of E. Larimer Cty Road 8 for a fall victim. The victim’s husband met the crew at the door and stated that his wife had fallen and needed assistance to get back up. TVEMS assisted patient to her feet. At that point they determined no further assistance was needed.

Berthoud Engine 1 was dispatched to the 100 block of E. Michigan for a fall victim. The crew arrived at the same time as TVEMS, and assisted with lifting the patient and placing him back in his chair. The patient refused transport.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 1200 block of Butte Road for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Wednesday, June 14

Citizen assist to the 100 block of S. Cty Road 2E for changing batteries in a thermostat. The homeowner met the crew and she showed them where the thermostat was located. Fire fighters changed all 4 batteries and updated the date and time. After thermostat was functioning, command was terminated.

Thursday, June 15

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a fall victim. An 83-year-old man was found lying on the floor. He stated he was fine, but just couldn’t get up. Once the patient was back in bed, TVEMS took over.

Berthoud Station 1 received a walk in request to assist with smoke detector batteries. Citizen assist was at the 200 block of Hubble Street. The crew changed out all the smoke detector batteries.

BFPD was dispatched to the 100 block of Willow Circle for a person with chest pains. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient for transport.

Berthoud Engine 2 was dispatched to the 1700 block of N. Horseshoe Circle for a sick person. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient for transport.

BFPD responded to the 1500 block of Chokeberry Street for a medical. The crew arrived with TVEMS, and assisted with patient assessment. The patient was packaged and transport.

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

Friday, June 16

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the 1300 block of River Glen for a person with breathing problems. TVEMS assessed the patient and no actions were taken by Squad 11.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 300 block of E. Michigan for a fall victim. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with helping the patient up and into a chair.

Saturday, June 17

BFPD was dispatched to the 4000 block of S. Garfield for a person with heart problems. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted in packaging and loading the patient for transport.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 1300 block of 1st Street for a medical. Engine 1 assisted TVEMS with loading the patient for transport.

Berthoud Engine 2 responded to the 1700 block of Hwy 56 for a sick person. Patient care was transferred to TVEMS.

Sunday, June 18

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 2700 block of Meredith Lane for a stroke victim. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient for transport.

BFPD responded to Larimer Cty Road 4 for a motor vehicle vs a motorcycle with rider down in the ditch. The motorcycle had moderate damage. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient for transport. The driver of the car reported no injuries. Command was turned over to Colorado State Patrol.

Incident Activity for June 19-25

Monday, June 19

BFPD responded to WCR 1 for a PD request.

BFPD Squad 11 responded to the 800 block of 10th St. for a citizen assist with a carbon monoxide and smoke detector. Once the detectors were checked out it was recommended the two units be replaced.

BFPD responded to the 600 block of Torreys Peak Lane, for a citizen assist. The crew assisted the resident with cleaning and changing batteries of the smoke detector. The resident was informed should it continue to act up, the smoke detector would need to be replaced.

BFPD responded to Hwy 287 and CR 8 for a Motor Vehicle Accident, involving two vehicles in an apparent side swipe type accident. No injuries were involved. BFPD remained on scene to assist with traffic control while LCSO completed their investigation.

BFPD responded to a MVA in the 3000 Block of LCR 8. A vehicle was found nosed into a ditch. No other vehicles were involved. The driver had minor injuries. The LCSO and CSP also responded to the call.

BFPD responded to a medical assist in the 1300 Block of 1st Street. BFPD assisted with patient care and in the loading of the patient. The patient was transported.

Tuesday, June 20

BFPD responded to a medical call in the block of 1000 Monroe Avenue. BFPD assisted TVEMS with patient care and the loading of the patient for transportation.

BFPD responded to the 900 block of 7th Street for a bonfire. The fire was a legal burn. The homeowner was burning in a small fire pit with spark arrestor.

Wednesday, June 21

BFPD responded to a MVA on S. Hwy 287 near Yellowstone Road. Two vehicles suffered heavy damage and there were several injuries. Two patients were transported and one was air lifted.

BFPD was dispatched to the 500 block of 9th Street for a medical call.  BFPD began patient care, upon arrival of TVEMS patient care was handed over. The patient was transported.

BFPD was dispatched to W LCR 18E for a medical call. The patient was on a trail near Pinewood Reservoir and began having medical issues.  The hiker was assisted down the trail where he received medical attention and was then transported.

BFPD responded to a call in the 1500 block of 1st Street for a sparking downed power line. The sparks caused a small grass fire at the base of the pole. The fire was extinguished by someone on the scene. BFPD overhauled the burned area and notified REA. LCSO assisted with traffic control.

BFPD was dispatched to a structure fire in the 1500 block of Island Street, Loveland responded but was cancelled enroute.

BFPD responded to an MVA on I-25 at the 250 MM NB involving one vehicle and a semi-truck. Minor front end damage to the vehicle. No injuries.

BFPD responded to a MVA on I-25 MM 248 NB involving three vehicles. One person was transported.

BFPD responded to a medical call on Welch Avenue. The crew assisted TVEMS with transporting the patient.

BFPD assisted Berthoud PD with a scene near Hays Market. The crew stood by while a K-9 searched the area for a suspect. After a lengthy wait dispatch advised the crew could clear the scene.

Thursday, June 22

BFPD responded to a structure fire on CR 21. The crew arrived and found an unoccupied detached garage on fire. The crew employed a defensive strategy to extinguish the fire. Loveland Fire responded to provide additional manpower. The fire was extinguished and an investigation was under way when the crew cleared the scene. 

BFPD responded to a report of smoke inside the previously burned structure. There were no signs of smoke upon arrival. The crew spoke with the homeowner about their concerns.

 Friday, June 23

BFPD assisted TVEMS and Berthoud PD with a medical call on West Hill Drive. The patient was transported.

BFPD responded to a medical call on 2nd Street. The crew assisted TVEMS with medical care.

BFPD responded to a medical call on 2nd Street. The crew assisted TVEMS with transporting the patient.

BFPD assisted a citizen with a carbon monoxide alarm on Colorado Ave. The crew checked the detector and recommended the owner replace the alarm.

BFPD responded to a fall for a man who had fallen on a sidewalk on Bruce Drive. The crew assisted TVEMS with the patient care and loading for transport. The crew cleaned the area.

BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call for a person with abdominal pain on Wilshire Drive. The patient declined transport.

Saturday, June 24

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

Sunday, June 25

BFPD responded to a medical call for a patient who had fallen on 2nd Street. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient care and transporting the patient.

BFPD assisted TVEMS on a medical call at Berthoud Living Center. The patient was not transported.

BFPD responded to a report of a traffic accident involving a bicyclist near Mountain Avenue and LCR 17. A man was found lying in the middle of the westbound lane of Mountain Avenue. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care with BPFD assisting with medical attention.

BFPD responded with TVEMS to a medical call on Villa Lane. The crew assisted with medical care.

BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on Bunyan and 1st Street. Two motorcyclists had collided and both were injured and were transported. .

BFPD responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a medical call. TVEMS responded and the crew assisted with the medical care. The patient was transported.

BFPD responded to a medical call for a female on LCR 10 who had an allergic reaction. TVEMS arrived and patient care was transferred. The fire crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Incident Activity June 26 – June 30

Monday, June 26

Berthoud Fire responded to the 1600 block of Chokeberry Street for a citizen assist. Met with the homeowner and he stated his CO/smoke detector was chirping. The crew pulled the detector in question down and based on the code, it needed to be replaced. 

BFPD was dispatched to the 500 block of South View for a possible stroke victim. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Citizen assist in the 1000 block of 4th Street. The homeowner stated tht her pilot light had gone out in her hot water heater. Squad 11 made sure the gas was shut off and there was no lingering gas in the room. The water heater pilot light was lit and gas turned back on.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 1600 block of White Water Court for a medical.  TVEMS assumed patient care.

Tuesday, June 27

Berthoud Engine 1 responded to the 600 block of 6th Street for a diabetic problem. A 77 year old man was having a diabetic reaction. Patient care was transferred to TVEMS.

BFPD responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a medical.

Wednesday, June 28

Berthoud Engine 1 responded along with Chief 2 to I-25 mm 249 NB for a motor vehicle accident. All parties were out of the vehicles with no injuries reported. The crew cleaned up the debris and waited until Colorado State Patrol to arrive.

Engine 16 responded to a reported grass fire at County Road 2E and County Road 15. There was a small mulch pile on fire. Engine 16 extinguished the mulch pile.

BFPD responded to the intersection of Larimer County Rd 23 and County Road 8E for an auto vs pedestrian accident. TVEMS arrived on scene and assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Thursday, June 29

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to Berthoud Moto for a man who had broken his leg going over a large jump on his motorcycle. TVEMS transported the patient.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 1200 block of 4th Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Friday, June 30

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the 500 block of Mountain Avenue for a medical. They found a male who had a large laceration of his left eye. TVEMS assumed patient care, the crew assisted with packaging of the patient for transport.

 

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