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Sunday, December 5, 2021

Berthoud Fire Calls: November 2021

Berthoud Fire Protection District

Incident Report

November 1 – 7

Monday, Nov. 1

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of Colorado Avenue for a 78-year-old man who had fallen twice and wanted to be checked out. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 dispatched to the Love’s Travel Stop for a 60-year-old man who had signs/symptoms of Covid-19 and wanted to be transported to a local hospital.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 100 block of S. Cty Road 31 for an 80-year-old woman who had fallen and had arm and shoulder pain. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 900 block of Franklin Avenue for a 65-year-old woman who was having respiratory distress. The crew began obtaining vitals and transferred care to TVEMS upon their arrival. The patient was loaded onto the cot and into the ambulance for transport.

Tuesday, Nov. 2

Engine 61 responded to I-25 SB for a single vehicle accident at the exit ramp with one party bleeding. The patient was loaded and transported to a local hospital. Engine 61 remained on scene to block traffic for LCSO. All hazards were mitigated by the crew, and a tow truck removed the vehicle from the roadway.

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 for a motor vehicle accident with multiple vehicles involved. There were four vehicles with moderate damage. The crew checked the occupants of the vehicles for injuries, and no injuries were reported. Engine 61 remained on scene to control traffic and assist Colorado State Patrol.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 200 block of 10th Street for a 78-year-old man who had fallen. The patient was packaged and transported to a local hospital.

Wednesday, Nov. 3

No Calls

Thursday, Nov 4

Squad 61 responded to the 900 block of 4th Street for a 71-year-old man not feeling well. The crew assisted with loading of the patient into the ambulance for transport.

Squad 61 responded to the A & W for a 16-year-old female having a seizure. TVEMS arrived and took over patient care.

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

Friday, Nov. 5

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1000 block of Lake Avenue for a 70-year-old woman who needed to be transferred to a local hospital. The crew assisted with packaging of the patient for transport.

Berthoud Fire responded to an illegal burn in the 100 block of Cleveland Avenue. There was a burning stump that was putting up a lot of smoke, and no burn permit. The homeowner was contacted and advised to extinguish the fire.

Engine 61 dispatched to the area of County Road 13 & County Road 10 for a power line down. LCSO was on scene and found an unoccupied vehicle into a power pole. LCSO confirmed that no occupants were located, and it was not a recent crash. The crew found the vehicle to be in the power pole guy wire, and the pole was broken. There were no hazards, and no arcing from the power line. Poudre Valley REA was notified, and CSP arrived on scene. With a tow truck in route, the scene was turned over to CSP.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 20000 block of Weld County Road 3 for diabetic problems. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 61 responded to the 1900 block of 1st Street for a 62-year-old man with abdominal pain. The crew began patient assessment. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care. The patient walked to the cot and was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 2800 block of Night Sky Drive for back pain. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Engine 61 dispatched to 7-11 for a 33-year-old man with chest pain. The crew began patient assessment. TVEMS arrived and took over patient care. The patient was walked to the ambulance for further evaluation.

Saturday, November 6

Engine 61 responded to the 1300 block of 4th Street for an 88-year-old woman not feeling well. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 1600 block of 4th Street for a carbon monoxide alarm. The homeowner stated that the alarm had sounded earlier in the day at which time she changed the battery. The alarm sounded again so she asked that the home be checked for CO. The crew inspected the home and found no elevated levels of CO. The homeowner was informed of the findings and stated she would replace the malfunctioning CO alarm.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 2600 block of Front Range Avenue for breathing problems. The crew obtained vitals and transferred care to TVEMS. The crew assisted with packaging and loading the patient into the ambulance for transport.

A citizen stopped by Station 1 to report her neighbor burning leaves in their backyard and asked that the crew speak with the resident. Engine 61 responded to the 300 block of Colorado Avenue and observed smoke coming from the backyard. The crew contacted the homeowner to inform them that burning leaves was illegal and asked to inspect the burn pile. A 5’x5’ pile of smoldering leaves was found. The homeowners had a garden hose stretched to the burning pile. The homeowners agreed to extinguish the burn pile. Once extinguished, Engine 61 cleared the scene.

Squad 61 responded to the 1300 block of 4th Street for a 76-year-old woman with breathing problems. Patient care was transferred to TVEMS. The patient was taken to the ambulance for transport to an area hospital.

Engine 62 dispatched to the intersection of Highway 287 and White Water Court for a motor vehicle accident. On arrival found two vehicles with moderate damage. There was also a deceased elk on the right shoulder of the northbound lanes behind one of the vehicles. The crew began checking for injuries. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care. One patient was transported to a local hospital. The crew remained on scene for traffic control until CSP arrived.

Sunday, November 7

Engine 61 dispatched to New Freedom Church for an 18-year-old female with breathing problems. TVEMS walked the patient to the ambulance and began evaluation. TVEMS determined transport was not needed. The patient’s mother was notified and was in route to pick up the patient..

Engine 61 responded to the 1400 block of Murrlet Street for a sick person. It was determined to be two patients in need of assessment. The crew began assessment and transferred care of both patients to TVEMS upon their arrival. Both patients were transported to an area hospital.

Engine 61 responded to the 400 block of Welch Avenue for a 56-year-old man who had fallen. The patient was assessed and loaded into the ambulance for transport to an area hospital.

Nov. 8 – 14

Monday, Nov 8

Engine 61 responded to the 2000 block of Nicholson Street for a medical issue for a 69-year-old man. TVEMS assumed patient care and asked the crew to assist with loading of the patient into the ambulance. The patient was transported to a local hospital.

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of 4th Street for a sick person. TVEMS, along with the crew, packaged the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Berthoud Fire dispatched to the 2300 block of Weld County Road 7 for oil separators that were on fire. Engine 62 set up for an attack. Mutual aid was brought in from 2 different agencies until the flow of gas was shut off and crews could engage with handlines. Once all valves were closed the fire went out quickly and representatives were able to get a better look at the issues at hand. Once all fire was extinguished, lines were picked up and water supply was discontinued. Scene was turned back over to the company representatives.

Squad 61 responded to the 300 block of Turner for a medical. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading of the patient for transport.

Tuesday, Nov 9

Squad 61 dispatched to the 800 block of 7th Street for a medical issue for an 83-year-old man. TVEMS assumed patient care at which time the crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Engine 62 responded to the 400 block of Bothun Road for a 67-year-old woman not feeling well. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Engine 62 dispatched to the intersection of County Road 8 and County Road 23 for a 2-vehicle accident with no injuries. The crew moved the vehicles to the side of the road and cleared debris from road. The scene was turned over to Colorado State Patrol.

Engine 61 responded to the 700 block of Country Road Trail for a 69-year-old man with abnormal bleeding. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of Mt. Meeker Avenue for a lift assist.

Citizens assist in the 2000 block of Barela Drive to install a smoke detector. The crew changed the batteries in two other smoke detectors and tested them. All the smoke detectors were working.

Citizens assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Citizens assist in the 200 block of Victoria Street to change the batteries in all the smoke and CO detectors.

Wednesday, Nov 10

Engine 62 dispatched to the 200 block of Water Street for a cut gas line. The crew monitored the area while waiting for Xcel Energy personnel. Once Xcel people arrived, they were able to stop the leak by shutting down a valve south of the leak.

Engine 62 dispatched to the alley located in the 600 block of 4th Street. They found a vehicle with smoke coming from the engine compartment. Several neighbors were putting the fire out with garden hoses. The crew forced the hood open for access. There was minor extension into the passenger compartment. Once extinguishing was complete the vehicle was turned back over to the homeowner.

Engine 61 responded for a 65-year-old woman who had fallen in the 1000 block of W. County Road 10E. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport

Thursday, Nov. 11

Engine 62 responded to LCR 23 for a car vs a deer accident. All parties were out of the vehicle with no injuries. There was moderate front end damage to vehicle. Command was transferred to Colorado State Patrol.

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

Friday, November 12

Berthoud Fire dispatched to the 5700 block of Wild Plum Drive for an unconfirmed wildland fire. They found a 20×20 fire that was out. The homeowner stated they were cleaning out the fire pit which caught a small amount of brush near the pit on fire. The fire was confirmed to be out, and Berthoud Fire cleared the scene.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 500 block of Welch Avenue for a 62-year-old woman who was not feeling well. The crew assessed the patient and transferred patient care to TVEMS. The patient refused transport, and Squad 61 cleared the scene.

Squad 61 dispatched to Love’s Travel Stop for a man patient with chest pain. The crew assisted TVMES with moving the patient onto a cot for further evaluation. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Saturday, November 13

Engine 61 dispatched to the 600 block of Buehler Acres Drive for a motor vehicle accident. LCSO was on scene. TVEMS assumed patient care while the crew checked for hazards. No hazards were found, and the patients refused transport.

Squad 61 responded to the 1300 block of 4th Street for a 76-year-old woman who did not feel well. The crew began patient assessment. TVEMS completed an evaluation, and the patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 700 block of Mount Massive Street for a 72-year-old man with breathing problems. TVEMS assumed patient care while the crew obtained vitals. The patient walked to the cot and was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

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

Engine 61 responded to the 1300 block of 4th Street to assist ambulance personnel with a lift assist.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 200 block of Welch Avenue for a 50-year-old woman who had fainted. The crew evaluated the patient and transferred care to TVEMS upon their arrival. The patient regained consciousness and refused transport.  

Sunday, November 14

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1400 block of Glacier Avenue for a 19-year-old woman with chest and back pain. TVEMS completed patient evaluation. The patient decided to be transported by personal vehicle.

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a sick person. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient onto a cot and into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 62 responded to the 2100 block of Jones Place for a patient who had fallen. The patient was assessed, and care was transferred to TVEMS. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

 

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