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Berthoud Fire Calls: April 2012

Berthoud Fire Calls: April 2012

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for April  2012 Monday, April 2 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on Garfield Avenue. This was a two-vehicle accident with minor damage to the vehicles. One occupant was injured, complaining of neck and back pain. Tuesday, April 3 BFPD assisted a citizen on Bunyan Avenue. BFPD responded to a medical for cardiac problems on Mountain Avenue. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on West County Road ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire calls for March 2012

Berthoud Fire calls for March 2012

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for March 2012 Thursday, March 1 BFPD was called to Fifth St. for a possible chemical hazard. The crew found two 55 gallon drums filled with unknown chemicals and they advised the responsible party to contact a haz-mat mitigation company to remove the drums. BFPD and TVEMS responded to a medical call for a person who had fallen down some stairs on East Colorado Ave. The patient was transported. Friday, March 2 BFPD responded with TVEMS to a ... Full Story

Manns named Emergency Manager of the Year

Manns named Emergency Manager of the Year

Emergency Manager, Todd Manns of the Berthoud Fire Protection District received the “Northeast Emergency Manager of the Year” award on Tuesday, March 7, 2012 during the Colorado Emergency Management Association annual conference at the Embassy Suites in Loveland. This prestigious award recognizes Emergency Manager Todd Manns for representing the ideals of professional emergency management. Manns has been employed by the District for six years; his position as an Emergency Manager with the ... Full Story

Greeley Home fire update

Hidden Fire Damages Greeley Home At 10:00 this morning firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 1841 7th Avenue in Greeley on a possible structure fire. Upon arrival, fire crews found light smoke coming from the attic space of a single story house. Fire crews quickly established that all occupants had safety evacuated the home and began to search for the source of the smoke. Fire crews utilized thermal imaging equipment and located a fire burning within a wall.  It was ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire calls for February 2012

Berthoud Fire calls for February 2012

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for February and March 2012 Wednesday, February 1 BFPD responded to a possible structure fire in the area of Interstate 25 at mile marker 247. The crew was not able to find any sign of smoke in the area. BFPD responded to a medical call on Wagon Trail Dr. for a patient who was not breathing. The patient was transported emergent. BFPD assisted with a medical call at the Berthoud Living Center. The patient was transported. Friday, February ... Full Story

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 for a ... 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 call on ... 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 transported. BFPD ... 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 operate. The ... Full Story

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