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Berthoud Fire Calls: May 2021

Incident Report

May 1-2

Sunday, May 2

Squad 61 responded to the Love’s Travel Stop for a sick person. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS.

Squad 61 responded to the 1400 block of Biffle Court for a lift assist.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 1000-1200 block of 42nd Street SE for a motor vehicle accident. A two-vehicle accident with moderate damage. The crew began assessing vehicle occupants for injuries. Two patients were evaluated by TVEMS and refused medical transport. The firecrew began debris clean up. Once completed, the scene was turned over to CSP.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 2800 block of Tallgrass Lane for a 19-year-old female who had a seizure. TVEMS assumed patient care.

May 3-9

Monday, May 3

Berthoud Engine 61 responded to the roundabout at Berthoud Parkway and Grand Market Avenue for a single vehicle accident. One occupant was out of the vehicle which had minor damage. TVEMS made contact with the driver who stated he was not injured and refused any treatment. Engine remained on scene to clean up fluids and scene lighting for LCSO.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 4000 block of Beverly Drive for a 76-year-old woman with back pain. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Engine 61 responded to the 1000 block of 4th Street to assist with a medical transport.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 800 block of Pyramid Peak Street for the fainting of a 73-year-old woman. TVEMS made contact with patient. The crew assisted with packaging of the patient for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 700 block of Bruce Drive for a sick person. Patient walked to the ambulance for further assessment, and TVEMS cleared Engine 61 from the scene.

Citizens assist in the 2000 block of Barela Drive to replace all smoke detector batteries in the residence. Smoke detector batteries changed, and all detectors were tested and functioning properly.

Tuesday, May 4

Squad 62 responded to the 400 block of Chisholm Way for a 43-year-old man with breathing problems. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the patient was packaged for transport.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 4000 block of Sunshine Court for a 72-year-old having signs of a stroke. The crew assisted with obtaining vitals and evaluating the patient’s motor skills. Patient was then loaded onto the cot and into the ambulance.

Wednesday, May 5

Berthoud Fire responded to the 9000 block of Yellowstone Road for a 74-year-old woman with abdominal pain. The patient was transferred to the back of the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Thursday, May 6

Engine 61 responded to the 600 block of Torreys Peak for a cut gas line. An excavator had cut a 1” gas line at the residence. The crew pulled the bumper line to provide fire protection. Residents were made aware of the hazard in case the need to evacuate. Once Xcel arrived, they clamped the line stopping the leak. After the line had been clamped and no hazards were present, Engine 61 cleared the scene.

Engine 62 dispatched to the intersection of LCR 10E and 1st Street. Squad 61 arrived on scene of a two-car accident with moderate damage. Both drivers were not injured and did not require treatment or transport. Engine 62 remained on scene for traffic control and blocking until tow trucks arrived.

Friday, May 7

Squad 62 responded to 1000 block of N Larimer Cty Road 31 for a 30-year-old man with a fishhook in his finger. The patient was sitting on a rock with several Larimer Cty Rangers on scene. TVEMS made patient contact, and the crew assisted with care.

Engine 61 was responded to the 400 block of 10th street for a 70-year-old man who needed to be transported to the hospital. The crew helped load the patient onto the cot and into the ambulance.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 500 block of Ten Gallon Drive for a small vehicle fire. A small sedan was being wet down by the owner with a garden hose. No visible fire or smoke was seen. The crew determined the rusted muffler was the cause of the fire and that area was sprayed down. The thermal imaging camera was used to locate additional hot spots. No further hot spots were present in or on the exterior of the car. The fire was deemed extinguished and no longer a hazard to the vehicle. The owner was informed not to operate the car again and to have it towed from the location.

Saturday, May 8

Engine 61 dispatched to the 600 block of E County Road 12 for a bonfire. They found a 15×15 burn pile with heavy log rounds and other illegal items. The fire was unattended. Contact was made with the homeowner. The owner did not realize he was illegally burning. It was explained that the fire needed to be attended at all times, what materials could be burned, and a burn permit was required. Since the fire was not being monitored and there was no fire protection in the place, the crew extinguished the fire. Once extinguished, Engine 61 cleared the scene.

Engine 62 responded to I-25 mm249 for a single vehicle accident. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew blocked both lanes of traffic while the patient was being evaluated and packaged for transport. The lanes were reopened, and scene turned over to CSP.

Engine 61 dispatched to Weld County Road 44 for a seizure. 5:08 PM. The patient was in a vehicle pulled off on the side of the road. Patient was conscious and breathing. The crew assessed the patient and walked him to a cot. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 1700 block of 4th Street for breathing problems. The crew began patient care and transferred to TVEMS upon their arrival. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 100 block of SE 2nd Street for chest pains. The patient was conscious and alert. TVEMS made patient contact and began assessment. The patient refused transport by ambulance.

BFPD dispatched to the 3100 block of Megan Circle for a residential structure fire. Engine 61 arrived on scene with no indications showing. The homeowner stated that he put the fire out. The crew entered the home to the upstairs bedroom where the fire was. There was charring on the wall. The crew utilized the thermal imaging camera to check for extension in the wall. One small area was warm so the crew utilized the Sawzall to cut a small hole in the drywall to confirm no fire had extended into the wall. The crew confirmed no extension, and the home was turned back over to the homeowner.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 700 block of Ranchhand Drive for a law enforcement request for medical. The patients were assessed and cleared with stable vitals. LCSO deputies remained on scene. Command was terminated, and Engine 61 cleared the scene.

Engine 62 responded to the area of Ranchhand Drive and Big Thunder Drive for a two-vehicle accident with light damage. The vehicle occupants were checked for injuries. The crew checked for hazards. One electrical box had been struck and knocked off of its base exposing the wires inside. Xcel Energy had been notified by LCSO. The crew roped the area off, and Xcel confirmed that no additional personnel were needed to remain on scene.

BC 61 dispatched to the 10000 block of Yellowstone Road for a small vehicle fire. There was a small fire burning under the front bumper area. BC 61 asked Longmont Engine 2104 on scene to use a water can to extinguish the fire. Once extinguished BC 61 investigated the cause. The vehicle was left to be towed.

Sunday, May 9

Squad 61 dispatchd to the 1100 block of Navajo Place for an 82-year-old woman who had fallen. The patient was assessed for injuries and loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Squad 61 responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a medical assist.

May 10-16

Monday, May 10

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

Squad 61 dispatched to the 2000 block of Charro Avenue for an 87-year-old woman who had fallen and needed a lift assist.

Tuesday, May 11

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of Glacier Avenue for a 58-year-old woman who had fallen and had severe hip pain. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Citizen assist to the 300 block of Victoria Street to replace smoke detector batteries.

Squad 61 responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a medical.

BFPD dispatched to the 900 block of Welch Avenue for a cardiac arrest. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted TVEMS with packaging and loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Wednesday, May 12

Squad 61 dispatched to the 21000 block of Weld County Road 7 for a 54-year old man with breathing problems. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Thursday, May 13

No calls

Friday, May 14

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1300 block of 4th Street for breathing problems. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient was walked to the cot and loaded for transport to a local hospital.

BC61 dispatched to the 2400 block of Courtney Drive for an unconfirmed residential structure fire. BC61 assigned Loveland Engine 41 to make contact and reported that a charging cable had started a small fire on a mattress. The fire was out and involved materials had been removed from the structure. With no further concerns, BC 61 cleared responding units.

Engine 61 responded to the 1000 block of Franklin Avenue for a CO alarm. The crew made entry with the air monitor and found elevated levels of CO. The source of the elevated CO was determined to be due to a previous long cook time on the gas stove with no ventilation. Several windows were opened for ventilation. The home was turned back over to the homeowners.

Saturday, May 15

 Engine 62 responded to the 300 block of Shale Ridge Road for a 62-year-old with back pain. The patient was evaluated, loaded onto a cot, and packaged for transport.

Engine 62 dispatched to County Road 12 for a motorcycle accident. Only one person was involved. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport to a local hospital. The crew remained on scene to provide traffic control until cleared by CSP.

Sunday, May 16

Squad 61 responded to the 4700 block of E View Drive for a lift assist.

Squad 61 dispatched to the Love’s Travel Stop for a law enforcement request for medical. The patient was evaluated, and TVEMS decided to transport the patient to a local hospital.

Engine 62 dispatched to S County Road 23E for a motor vehicle accident. This was a two-vehicle accident with both parties out of their vehicles. The vehicle occupants were assessed for injuries. One person was transported to the hospital for further evaluation.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 17000 block of Weld County Road 5 for a medical. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS upon their arrival. Both patients were transported to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 1600 block of Woodcock Street for a law enforcement request for medical. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS upon their arrival. The patient was transported to a local hospital.

Engine 61 responded to the area of N Highway 287 and W County Road 6 for a fuel spill less than 10 gallons. A vehicle was leaking transmission fluid. The crew put down absorb-all. Less than 1 gallon was cleaned up. The driver was advised to contact CSP about the disabled vehicle. Engine 61 cleared the scene once the driver was picked up by a family member.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 2800 block of Urban Place for a 29-year-old woman who had fainted. The patient was alert and oriented. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient walked to the cot outside of the house and was loaded for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1600 block of Hollyberry Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient onto a cot and into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

May 17-23

Monday, May 17

Squad 61 responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a medical assist.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1300 block of 4th Street for a 75-year-old female with breathing problems. The crew assessed the patient. TVEMS arrived and cleared Squad 61 from the scene.

Engine 61 dispatched to the area of Highway 287 and N. Berthoud Parkway for a motor vehicle accident. On arrival found a single vehicle off the roadway with minor damage. The occupants reported non-injury. The vehicle was flagged with caution tape, and CSP cleared Engine 61 from the scene.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1300 block of 4th Street for a 75-year-old woman who had fallen. After initial assessment, TVEMS transported the patient to a local hospital.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 3400 block of Woodcock Street for a 26-year-old man with breathing problems. The patient was evaluated and loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Tuesday, May 18

Engine 61 dispatched to the 2100 block of Charro Avenue for a 78-year-old woman in cardiac arrest. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care. Command was transferred to LCSO, and Engine 61 cleared the scene.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 600 block of 4th Street for a 48-year-old woman with a dog bite. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Wednesday, May 19

Squad 61 dispatched to the 800 block of Longview Avenue for a medical. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient evaluation and loading the patient into the ambulance for transport.

BC 61 responded to the 700 block of Holmes Place for a medical assist. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient refused transport.

Squad 61 responded to the area of I-25 and Highway 56 for a law enforcement request for medical. The crew assessed the patient who refused medical treatment. The scene was turned over to LCSO.

Thursday, May 20

Engine 61 dispatched to the area of Highway 287 and Berthoud Parkway for a motor vehicle accident. The two vehicles involved had moderate damage. Both vehicle’s occupants were assessed for injuries. One person was transported to a local hospital. The crew completed fluid and debris clean up. The scene was turned over to LCSO.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 4000 block of E Highway 60 for a motor vehicle accident with injury. This was a two-vehicle accident with TVEMS already on scene. The occupants of both vehicles were assessed for injuries. One patient was transported to a local hospital. The scene was turned over to Johnstown Police Department.

Friday, May 21

Engine 61 dispatched to 1300 block of 4th street for an unconfirmed residential structure fire.  There were no exterior signs of fire. The crew made entry and confirmed that a burnt pan on the stove had produced smoke in the structure. The residence was ventilated, and homeowner evaluated by TVEMS. The patient refused transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to the area of Highway 287 and Caballero Street for a two-vehicle accident with injuries. All occupants were assessed for injuries and refused transport. All lanes of Highway 287 were re-opened, and the scene turned over to LCSO.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 2000 block of County Road 23 for a bonfire. There was a 5×7 fire in a pit behind the house. There were several large diameter tree limbs along with 6×10 beams. No one was in attendance of the fire, and no water source was visible. The crew made contact with the property owner and made them aware of the regulations regarding size and materials alowed to burn. The owner agreed to put the fire out and obtain a burn permit. Engine 62 cleared after the fire was extinguished.

Saturday, May 22

Squad 61 dispatched to the 600 block of 9th Street for a sick person. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient care. Patient refused transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to the area of 6th Street and Franklin Avenue for a chemical spill. There was less than one gallon of antifreeze on the ground. The crew put down absorb all. The fluid was contained, scooped up with shovels and properly disposed of.

Sunday, May 23

Engine 61 dispatched to the area of 4th Street and Bunyan Avenue for a child locked in a vehicle. The crew was able to gain access to the vehicle and return the child to the parent.

Squad 62 dispatched to the 500 block of Welch Avenue for a sick person. The patient was evaluated by TVEMS and loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 3200 block of S County Road 23 for a patient who fell. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient care. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

May 24-30

Monday, May 24

Two citizen’s assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Squad 61 responded to the 500 block of 9th Street for a law enforcement request for medical. The crew made contact with the patient and began evaluation. TVEMS arrived and patient care was transferred.

Squad 61 responded to the area of Tavner and 1st Street for a law enforcement medical assist. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS upon their arrival. The crew remained on scene to assist LCSO.

Squad 61 responded to the 800 block of Mountain Avenue for a law enforcement medical assist. The crew assisted TVEMS with assessing the patient and packaging for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 NB for a motor vehicle accident. CSP notified the crew that the accident was non-injury, and all parties were out of their vehicles. The crew remained on scene until the tow arrived and vehicle was removed.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 4100 block of Rainbow Lane for a fuel spill over 10 gallons. This was a single-vehicle rollover accident with heavy damage. The diesel fuel had already leaked out of the vehicle and in the dirt. The scene was passed over to CSP who were advised to get their hazmat team along with a mitigation company.

Wednesday, May 26

Engine 62 dispatched to the 4700 block of Karen Court for a 92-year-old female with stroke symptoms. The patient was conscious and breathing. TVEMS assessed the patient. The patient was packaged onto the cot and loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 responded to the 900 block of Bruce Drive for a medical assist. The crew assessed the patient.

Squad 61 responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a medical assist.

Thursday, May 27

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1900 block of N Highway 287 for a single-motor vehicle that hit an elk. The crew assessed the patient who reported no injury and refused transport. A tow truck was called.

Friday, May 28

Engine 62 dispatched to the area of N Highway 287 and N Berthoud Parkway for a two-vehicle accident with no injuries reported. All parties were out of the vehicles. The crew remained on scene to provide traffic control.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1300 block of 4th Street for a 75-year-old woman with breathing problems. TVEMS assumed patient care. Patient refused medical care and transport.

Saturday, May 29

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1300 block of 4th Street for a 75-year-old woman with a headache. TVEMS assessed the patient who stated she wanted to be transported to the hospital for further evaluation. The crew assisted the patient to the ambulance for transport.

Squad 61 responded to 7-11 for a law enforcement request for medical. TVEMS assessed the patient, who requested to be transported to the hospital for further evaluation. The patient walked to the ambulance and was loaded for transport.

Squad 61 dispatched to the Conoco gas station for a law enforcement request for medical. TVEMS evaluated the 50-year-old male who was disoriented.

Citizen assist to the 1300 block of Sun River Road for a malfunctioning smoke detector.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 18000 block of Weld County Road 3 for a 77-year-old female who had fallen. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient assessment. The patient refused transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to the area of N Highway 287 and W County Road 8 for a two-vehicle accident. One driver reported no injury. The other driver was evaluated by TVEMS and transported. The crew cleaned up all fluids and remained on scene until vehicles were towed and cleared by LCSO.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 600 block of S County Road 27E for a powerline transformer that had caused a fire at the top of the power pole. The crew confirmed that there was no active fire. An insulator on the transformer was found charred and melted. The crew remained on scene until PVREA arrived.

Sunday, May 30

Squad 61 responded to the Apple Leaf Assisted Living for a medical assist.

Engine 61 dispatched to the W County Road 8 and Meadowlark Drive for a single-motorcycle accident. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient care and traffic control. The patient was loaded into the back of the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 responded to 7-11 for a law enforcement medical assist. The patient was assessed and requested transport to a local hospital. The patient was walked to the ambulance and loaded for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 mm249 for a single-vehicle accident. The vehicle was found in the ditch. The occupants reported no injuries and that their vehicle was stuck in the mud. The crew remained on scene until a tow truck pulled the vehicle back onto the shoulder of the road.

May 31

Monday, May 31

Engine 61 dispatched to the area of Weld County Road 44 and the Frontage Road for a motor vehicle accident. On arrival found LCSO on scene of single-vehicle rollover accident in the ditch with heavy damage. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport. Engine 61 remained on scene to provide lighting.

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