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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Berthoud Fire Calls: October 2017

Updated October 16, 2017

 

Berthoud Fire Protection District

Incident Activity

October 1-8

Sunday, October 1

BFPD responded to the 1400 block of N. 4th Street for a fall victim. An 85-year-old woman had fallen and couldn’t get up.

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the Valley Dirt Rider track for a 10-year-old boy with right leg pain. TVEMS assumed patient care and the fire crew assisted with packaging and loading of the patient for transport.

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the Valley Dirt Rider track for a 25-year-old female who had crashed and hit her head. TVEMS assumed patient care. She seemed to be displaying signs of a concussion and the decision was made to transport. The crew assisted with loading of the patient.

BFPD was dispatched to I-25 mm 250 NB for a 2-car motor vehicle accident. Both vehicles were single occupant and neither driver had injuries. Berthoud crews swept the debris out of the roadway and no other hazards were present. Colorado Station Patrol arrived on scene and relieved the fire crew.

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the 1200 block of Elm Drive for a medical. TVEMS was on scene and evaluating the patient. TVEMS determined transport was necessary. The crews worked together to help load the patient for transport.

Monday, October 2

Berthoud Fire responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a fall. An 84-year-old man was found on the floor. The crew assisted with lifting him off the ground and checking for injuries. He was not injured during the fall.

BFPD responded to the 2700 block of Martingale Drive for a 72-year-old woman having chest pains. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging and loading of the patient for transport.

Tuesday, October 3

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

BFPD responded to the 100 block of Turner Avenue for a medical assist. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Berthoud Squad 11 located an accident on the east shoulder of Hwy 287. This was a 2 car motor vehicle accident with moderate damage to the vehicles but, there were no injuries, resulting in Command clearing TVEMS. Larimer Cty Sheriff’s deputies arrived and began investigating. Berthoud Fire remained on scene for traffic control.

Wednesday, October 4

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

Thursday, October 5

BFPD was dispatched to I-25 mm 248 NB for a 2-car motor vehicle accident with moderate damage. Both drivers were out of the vehicles. The crew was assigned fluid and hazard mitigation. Colorado State Patrol arrived on scene and command was transferred.

Friday, October 6

Berthoud Engine 2 responded to Larimer Cty Road 23 and 8, for a single vehicle that went down the hill and through a fence. No injuries were reported and no hazards were present. The driver of the vehicle denied injury and refused medical treatment.

Saturday, October 7

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a medical problem. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging and loading the patient for transport.

Berthoud Engine 2 was dispatched to the 4900 block of Malibu Drive for a person with chest pains. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Sunday, October 8

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

BFPD responded to I-25 mm 250 NB for a single car motor vehicle accident. The car was located on the side of the ramp and had light damage and airbags were deployed. The driver stated that she hydroplaned and hit a sign. She was not injured and there were no spilled fluid hazards and the scene was turned over to Colorado State Patrol.

Incident Activity October 9-15

Monday, October 9

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the 1000 block of 5th Street for a 70-year-old woman feeling sick. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Tuesday, October 10

BFPD was dispatched to the corner of 9th and Mountain Avenue for a 2-car motor vehicle accidentthere were two vehicles with minor front end damage. Larimer Cty Sheriff and TVEMS were already on scene. The crew assisted TVEMS with packaging and loading of an injured party. Engine 2 was assigned to secure the vehicles and mitigate hazards. The vehicles were removed from the roadway via tow. Command was turned over to Larimer Cty Sheriff.

Wednesday, October 11

Citizen assist in the 700 block of Larimer Cty Road 17. The homeowner was having trouble with a smoke detector. Berthoud Squad 11 assisted the resident with replacing the batteries in his smoke detectors and CO detector.

Berthoud Squad 11 was dispatched to the 200 block of Bein Street for a 78-year-old man having chest pains. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 1200 block of Glen Way for a sick person. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient care and loading the 85-year-old man into the ambulance.

Thursday, October 12

Berthoud Fire responded to the 400 block of Mccolm for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading the female for transport.

Berthoud Squad 11 responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a medical.

Friday, October 13

Berthoud Engine 1 was dispatched to the 1500 block of Larimer Cty Road 15. The crew assisted TVEMS with moving an 80-year-old man to the ambulance for transport.

BFPD responded to a single roll over truck on Hwy 287. All parties were out of the vehicle. There were no injuries, the crew assisted along with Larimer Cty Sheriff with traffic and scene control.

Saturday, October 14

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

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

Berthoud Fire provided public assistance in removing a tree, downed by high winds, in the middle of Hwy 56 east of town. The crew used chainsaws to cut the tree into more manageable pieces, those pieces were removed from the roadway and the Town of Berthoud was advised.

Berthoud Engine 1 was dispatched to the 5100 block of S. Iowa Avenue for reports of downed power lines. The crew was greeted by the homeowner who the took crew to his back yard where a power pole had fallen. There were no hazards or life threats. Excel Energy was notified and the crew flagged the area and made a perimeter around the pole.

 

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