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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

‘Fire Beat’ Archives

Berthoud Fire calls for January 2012

Berthoud Fire calls for January 2012

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for January/February 2012 Sunday, January 1 BFPD responded to a medical call on East County Road 6C. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a reported vehicle fire on Lake Ave near a structure. The motor compartment was overheated and the fire was extinguished. BFPD responded to a mutual aide structure fire with Loveland Fire. The fire crew was staged and within a few minutes was cleared by Loveland command. BFPD responded to a ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls for December 2011

Berthoud Fire Calls for December 2011

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for December Thursday, December 1 BFPD responded with TVEMS to a reported motor vehicle accident on 287 near County Road 2E.   This was a multiple car accident and Mountain View Fire and Longmont Fire also responded.  Berthoud crew assisted with transporting one patient. BFPD responded to Common Drive and assisted a patient needing help getting into their wheelchair. The fire crew assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Mountain Avenue ... Full Story

Holiday product safety tips

HOLIDAY PRODUCT SAFETY TIPS   Turkey fryers The National Fire Protection Agency discourages the use of outdoor gas-fueled turkey fryers that immerse the turkey in hot oil. These turkey fryers use a substantial quantity of cooking oil at high temperatures, and units currently available for home use pose a significant danger that hot oil will be released at some point during the cooking process. The use of turkey fryers by consumers can lead to devastating burns, other injuries and the ... Full Story

Holiday Cooking Fire Safety Tips

Holiday Cooking Fire Safety Tips

  Holiday Cooking Fire Safety Tips From Berthoud Fire Protection District   Preparing a special meal for friends and family especially around the holidays, is a time-honored and much loved tradition, but the kitchen can be one of the most hazardous rooms in the house if you don’t practice safe cooking behaviors.  The cooking stove or range is the leading cause of reported home fires and home fire injuries. Before you begin preparing your next meal, stop and think about ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire calls for November 2011

Berthoud Fire calls for November 2011

  Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for November Berthoud Fire Protection District Tuesday, November 1 BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Brehm Road. BFPD assisted a walk-in patient at Station 1 on Mountain Ave. The patient had sustained a contusion to the head. The patient was treated on scene then left to seek further treatment. BFPD assisted with a medical call at the Berthoud Living Center. The patient was transported. BFPD assisted with a medical ... Full Story

Greeley firefighters hold fire to garage

Greeley firefighters hold fire to garage

    Firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 238 49th Avenue Place in Greeley shortly after 8:00 a.m. this morning. Initial arriving units reported smoke coming from a single family home. Upon further investigation, crews found the home owner had pulled a garden hose into the front door of the house and then into the attached garage to attempt to extinguished a motorcycle that was burning inside the garage. Crews had the homeowner leave to an area of ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire calls for October 2011

Berthoud Fire calls for October 2011

  BFPD Incident Activity for October  October 1 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on I-25 MM 249. The Berthoud Fire crew evaluated the individuals and found no injuries. BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on I-25 MM 249. The response was cancelled en route by the Colorado State Patrol, as there were no injuries. October 2 BFPD responded to Valley Dirt Riders for a motor vehicle accident. Berthoud Fire assisted Thompson Valley EMS and the patient was ... Full Story

Change Your Clock Change Your Battery

Change Your Clock Change Your Battery

  Small steps can make positive changes.  Is is time to change the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. Tragically, home fires kill 500 children ages 14 and under each year. In the U.S., almost two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes without working smoke alarms. Forty percent of the fatal fire injuries occurred in homes with no smoke alarms at all, while 23% occurred in homes in which at least one smoke alarm was present but failed to ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire calls for September

Berthoud Fire calls for September

  BFPD Incident Activity for September 6 - September 30   September 6 BFPD response was cancelled en route to a motor vehicle accident on I-25 MM 252. BFPD call was cancelled en route to a motor vehicle accident on I-25 MM 250. BFPD responded to a residential fire alarm at 4250 Malibu Drive. The resident was contacted and there was no emergency. September 7 BFPD responded to a Carbon Monoxide alarm at 2041 Burbank Street. No CO was detected and the monitor needed to be ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Beat: July 2011

Berthoud Fire Beat: July 2011

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Summary, July 2011   Friday, July 1 BFPD responded to power lines down near County Road 4 and Arleigh Dr. Saturday, July 2 BFPD responded to a grass fire on the west side of Interstate 25. A pickup truck was parked in the area of the quickly spreading grass fire. The fire was extinguished and the truck was not damaged. Sunday, July 3 BFPD crew assisted TVEMS with a bicycle accident on WCR 12. One patient was transported. Monday, ... Full Story

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