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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

‘Fire Beat’ Archives

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

Berthoud Fire Beat: June 2011

Berthoud Fire Beat: June  2011

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Summary, June 2011   Wednesday, June 1 BFPD responded to a citizen assist for a CO detector alarm at 3200 Cottonwood Lane. The crew replaced the batteries and checked the house for any CO levels. The house was clear.. Thursday, June 2 BFPD responded to a medical call at 2830 Center Ridge Drive. The crew evaluated the patient and the individual was handed over to Thompson Valley EMS for care. BFPD responded to 855 Franklin (non-emergent) ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Beat: May 2011

Berthoud Fire Beat: May 2011

  Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Summary, May 2011 Sunday, May 1 BFPD responded to a medical call at 401 N County Road 27E for a patient complaining of chest pains. The patient was transported by Thompson Valley EMS. BFPD responded to a medical call at 855 Franklin Avenue. Crews assisted Thompson Valley EMS and the patient was transported. Monday, May 2 BFPD responded to a possible out of control burn at 5417 Foothills Drive. Crews found a homeowner with a manageable ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Beat: April 2011

Berthoud Fire Beat: April 2011

  Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Summary,  April 2011 Saturday, April 2 BFPD responded to a commercial structure fire alarm at 1328 N First Street. The alarm turned out to be a false alarm. BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries on I-25 at MM 252. Units were cancelled en route by Loveland Fire, as there was enough manpower already on scene. BFPD responded to a possible dive rescue at 1300 N County Road 17. A boat had gone astray in the lake with no ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Beat: March 2011

Berthoud Fire Beat: March 2011

  Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Summary, March - April 2011   Thursday, March 3 BFPD assisted Thompson Valley Emergency Medical Service (TVEMS) for a person who had fallen and was complaining of left hip and shoulder pain in the 200 block of Second Street. The patient was transported.   Friday, March 4 BFPD assisted TVEMS with a patient in the 600 block of Welch Avenue for possible diabetic problems. The patient was transported. BFPD assisted TVEMS ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Beat, February 2011

Berthoud Fire Beat, February 2011

  Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Summary, February 2011   Tuesday, February 1 BFPD responded to a citizen request for assistance on West County Road 6. The homeowner reported an electronic flue control devise had malfunctioned and was burning. The crew located the valve for the gas supply and turned it off, extinguishing the fire. Wednesday, February 2 BFPD responded with Loveland Fire to a report of a vehicle that had left the roadway at the intersection of ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Beat, January 2011

Berthoud Fire Beat, January 2011

  Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Summary, January 2011   Saturday, January 1 BFPD assisted with a medical call for an elderly female who had fallen. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a carbon dioxide alarm on Iowa Avenue. Sensors were used to check the residence and no carbon dioxide was detected in the residence. The responsible party was advised to replace the faulty detectors. Sunday, January 2 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Beat, December 2010

Berthoud Fire Beat, December 2010

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Summary for December 2010 Wednesday, December 1 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident with very minor injuries on E Highway 56 and Weld County Road 5. The patient was treated and released on scene and BFPD assisted with traffic control. BFPD responded to a report of a power line down at 415 Mountain Avenue. The area was searched and nothing was found. BFPD cleared the scene. BFPD assisted a resident at 300 Victoria ... Full Story

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