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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Berthoud Fire Protection District’

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

No need for election at Berthoud Fire

No need for election at Berthoud Fire

 

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 Safety Tips from Berthoud Fire: Tree Safety

Holiday Safety Tips from Berthoud Fire: Tree Safety

Decorating homes and businesses is a long-standing tradition around the holiday season. Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase your chances of fire. Based on data from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), an estimated 250 home fires involving Christmas trees and another 170 home fires involving holiday lights and other decorative lighting occur each year. Together, these fires resulted in 21 deaths and 43 ... Full Story

“The best ride in the whole wide world”

“The best ride in the whole wide world”

That is what 9-year-old Carly Rafferty had to say about getting a ride to school in a Berthoud fire truck. Carly’s father and mother treated their three children to a dream adventure. Wayne and Tiffany Rafferty purchased this gift for their children at the Berthoud Habitat for Humanity Hoedown. The ride in the fire engine was one of many exciting silent auctions items at the gala and Rafferty had to make several bids to secure this prize. Friday morning ... Full Story

Legal Notice: Proposed Budget, Berthoud Fire

NOTICE AS TO PROPOSED BUDGET NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Proposed Budget is to be submitted to the Board of Directors, of the Berthoud Fire Protection District, Oct. 12, 2010 for the ensuing year of 2011, THAT a copy of the such Proposed Budget will be filed, on the same date in the office of the Berthoud Fire Protection District, 275 Mountain Avenue, Berthoud, Colorado, where same is open for public inspection, THAT such Proposed Budget will be considered at the regular Meeting of ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire assists at FourMile Canyon

Berthoud Fire assists at FourMile Canyon

The Berthoud Fire Protection District sent the following press release today, September 8. Berthoud Fire Protection District Tuesday, September 8, 2010 The Berthoud Fire Protection District has deployed resources to the Four Mile Fire 10 miles west of Boulder. The first resource, Engine 13 a Type 3 Engine with four firefighters, was sent for structural protection Monday morning. An additional fire engine, Engine 16, a Type 6 Engine with three firefighters, was deployed Tuesday. The ... Full Story

Outdoor Grilling, a word of caution from Berthoud Fire

Berthoud Fire Protection District 275 Mountain Ave PO Box 570 Berthoud, CO 80513 Phone: 970-532-2264 Outdoor Grilling The Berthoud Fire Protection District wants to join in with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in reminding outdoor cooks not to forget about grill fire safety as the peak months for grill fires arrive. People with gas grills should take extra precautions. In 2003-2006, gas-fueled grills were involved in 81 percent of reported home grill fires and ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Beat — March 2010

Berthoud Fire Beat — March 2010

  Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for March Monday, March 1 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on County Road 17 and US Highway 287. There was heavy damage to both vehicles.  One person was injured and transported.   Tuesday, March 2 BFPD responded to a reported gas leak on First Street. The business owner had cut a line while drilling a hole with his tractor. Excel responded and the crew stayed at the scene until the line was clamped ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire to perform hydrant flushing

Press Release BERTHOUD — Berthoud Fire Protection District crews will perform fire hydrant flushing starting 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday in the Little Thompson Water District outside the town of Berthoud. Flushing there will continue through March 10. Starting March 11, crews will flush hydrants inside Berthoud. According to Fire Marshal P. Michael Bruner, it is possible that sediment may be stirred up, causing brown water. He said residents should run a couple of faucets in their ... Full Story

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