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Berthoud Fire Calls: December 2014

Berthoud Fire Calls: December 2014

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident reports for December 2014   Monday, December 1 BFPD responded with TVEMS to a medical call on 5th Street for an allergic reaction. The patient was transported. BFPD responded with TVEMS to a medical call on South County Road 15 for a person who had fainted. The patient was transported. BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on 5th Street for hemorrhaging. The patient was transported. Tuesday, December 2 BFPD responded to a motor ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: November 2014

Berthoud Fire Calls: November 2014

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident reports for November 2014 Saturday, November 1 BFPD responded to a reported chemical spill on the roadway on Weld County Road 7. BFPD responded to a motorcycle accident on Larimer County Road 8E. The injured cyclist was transported. Sunday, November 2 BFPD responded to a reported grass fire on Weld County Road 5. The fire crew found an authorized controlled burn. BFPD and TVEMS responded to a medical call for back pain on N. County Road 13. ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: October 2014

Berthoud Fire Calls: October 2014

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident reports for October 2014   Wednesday, October 1 BFPD responded to a medical call on 2nd Street. The crew assisted TVEMS with the patient care. BFPD responded with TVEMS to a medical call on Jefferson Avenue. BFPD responded to a report of a residential structure fire on Colorado Avenue. The fire crew found a single story structure with moderate smoke inside the residence coming from an oven that was set for self-cleaning. The structure ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: September 2014

Berthoud Fire Calls: September 2014

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident reports for September 2014   Tuesday, September 2 BFPD responded to a report of a gas leak in the 1500 Block of Alpine Avenue. Xcel Energy was contacted and the fire crew assisted in clamping the line to stop the leak. BFPD responded to a report of a smoke odor in the 1400 Block of Maple Drive. The fire crew used their thermal imaging camera to search for heat within the home without finding any source. BFPD assisted TVEMS with a ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: August 2014

Berthoud Fire Calls: August 2014

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident reports for August 2014 Friday, August 1 BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Fifth Street. BFPD responded with Johnstown Fire to a grass fire in the area of mile marker 252, northbound lane of Interstate 25. The crew found a 200’X 200’ grass fire. BFPD responded with Johnstown Fire to a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 25 at mile marker 253. There were no reported injuries. Saturday, August 2 BFPD responded with TVEMS to a ... Full Story

Berthoud firefighters to help California

Berthoud firefighters to help California

From left to right are BFPD’s Engine Boss Jerry Fletcher, Colorado State Engine Boss Michael DiCristina, BFPD Fire Fighter’s Jim Thompson, Ryan Nelson, Engine Operator Shane Prim, Engine Operator Jesse Treat and State Fire Fighter Michael Manzo.   Five firefighters of the Berthoud Fire Protection District and two State of Colorado, Division of Fire Prevention and Control firefighters were deployed on two Berthoud Type 3 fire engines to the Whites Fire, east of Sawyer Bar, ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: July 2014

Berthoud Fire Calls: July 2014

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident reports for July 2014   Wednesday, July 2 BFPD responded to a reported vehicle fire on Interstate 25 at mile marker 250. The crew found a vehicle with a broken radiator hose. After verifying there were no hazards, the fire crew cleared the scene. BFPD responded to a reported grass fire at Weld County Road 7 and Weld County Road 38. A fire approximately 120’ long was smoldering under a fence. The fire crew extinguished the fire. Friday, ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: June-2014

Berthoud Fire Calls: June-2014

Incident Reports, July 2014 Sunday, June 1 BFPD responded to a reported outside gas leak from a cut line on Martingale Drive. The homeowner had accidentally cut a line with a shovel. Xcel was notified and arrived to repair the line. Monday, June 2 BFPD responded to a carbon monoxide alarm in a residence on SW 49th St. The fire crew did not find any trace of CO on the detector. The alarm was faulty and the crew recommended replacing the unit. Tuesday, June 3 BFPD responded with TVEMS to ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: May 2014

Berthoud Fire Calls: May 2014

  Incident Activity for May 2014   Thursday, May 1 BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call for seizures on Iowa Ave. The patient was transported. Friday, May 2 BFPD responded to a medical call for chest pains on West County Road 10E. The fire crew assisted with medical care until arrival of TVEMS. The patient was transported. Saturday, May 3 BFPD responded to a rollover accident on WCR 3. The vehicle sustained heavy damage. A passenger was found ejected from the vehicle ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: April 2014

Berthoud Fire Calls: April 2014

Incident Activity for April 2014 Tuesday, April 1 BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Second St. BFPD responded to a residential alarm on N. Larimer County Road 23. Upon arrival to the residence the homeowner explained there was an unknown alarm sounding in the crawl space. The crew searched and located a propane leak detector on the boiler that was in alarm. There were no readings found of propane, so it was determined to be a false alarm. BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call ... Full Story

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