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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Berthoud Fire’

Holiday Lights – Safety Tips from Berthoud Fire

Holiday Lights – Safety Tips from Berthoud Fire

  Maintain Your Holiday Lights Inspect holiday lights each year for frayed wires, bare spots, gaps in the insulation, broken or cracked sockets, and excessive kinking or wear before putting them up. Use only lighting listed by an approved testing laboratory. Do Not Overload Electrical Outlets Do not link more than three light strands, unless the directions indicate it is safe. Connect strings of lights to an extension cord before plugging the cord into the outlet. Make ... Full Story

Open House at Berthoud Fire station

Open House at Berthoud Fire station

Open House Fire Station 1, 275 Mountain Ave. Saturday, October 23 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. On Saturday, October 23, the Berthoud Fire Protection District, in cooperation with the Berthoud Historical Society, will host an “Open House” at Fire Station 1 and the Berthoud Museum. This is an excellent opportunity to meet your local firefighters of today and the past. The Berthoud Museum will display historical fire department memorabilia to include uniforms, photographs and ... Full Story

“Staff Sergeant Justin Bauer Memorial Highway”

“Staff Sergeant Justin Bauer Memorial Highway”

Larimer County— Today, October 7, Colorado Senator Kevin Lundberg joined the family of Justin Bauer to designate a five-mile portion of State Highway (SH) 56 between I-25 and US 287 as the “Staff Sergeant Justin Bauer Memorial Highway.” The designation comes months after the Colorado Legislature passed a resolution to honor Staff Sergeant Justin Bauer of Berthoud, Colorado. Staff Sergeant Bauer lost his life on January 10, 2009 when an improvised explosive ... Full Story

Memorial Honoring Justin Bauer

Memorial Honoring Justin Bauer

Republicans in the Colorado State Senate issued the following news release: This Thursday, October 7 at 10:00 a.m. Highway 56 from I-25 to Highway 287 will be renamed "Staff Sergeant Justin Bauer Memorial Highway" after the fallen soldier from Berthoud. Bauer's memorial was sponsored by State Senator Kevin Lundberg, R-Berthoud, State Representative B.J. Nikkel, R-Loveland, and State Representative John Kefalas, D-Fort Collins. "Justin was an excellent soldier, and we will never be ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Beat, July 2010

Berthoud Fire Beat, July 2010

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for July  2010 Friday, July 2 BFPD responded to a reported grass fire on Bruce Drive. A small fire in a homeowner’s back yard was extinguished. BFPD responded to a reported vehicle fire on Interstate 25 southbound lanes @ mile marker 253. Upon arrival, a Honda CRV was found with no signs of fire in the vehicle, but did have mechanical problems. The owner arranged for the vehicle to be towed. Saturday, July 3 BFPD ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire responds to area wildland fires

Berthoud Fire responds to area wildland fires

Berthoud Fire’s Wildland Team Activated Press Release from Berthoud Fire Protection District Berthoud Fire Protection District’s Wildland Team was activated Friday afternoon in response to fires burning near Estes Park and Glen Haven.  Two crews of three were dispatched with one Type 3 and one Type 6 engines to the scene.   The type three has the capabilities of dispersing foam for the purpose of protecting structures, and for firefighting.  The type three and six are ... Full Story

RV fire endangers house in Blue Mountain

RV fire endangers house in Blue Mountain

Shortly after 5 p.m. on May 31, Berthoud fire responded to 4529 West County Road 4 where they found a motor home with the front engulfed in flames. The motor home was parked in the vicinity of the log home but the crew from Station #2 managed to keep the fire contained. However, It was not until another unit arrived from Station #1 to assist that fire fighters were able to extinguish the flames. There were apparently no injuries as the Thompson Valley Emergency Medical Service ... Full Story

Serious accident at Highway 287 intersection

Serious accident at Highway 287 intersection

Demolished Subaru at the northeast corner of the intersection of US Highway 287 and Mountain Avenue. Berthoud emergency personnel responded to a report of a four-car motor vehicle accident on US Highway 287 at State Highway 56 on Wednesday afternoon. The accident happened a few minutes before 4 p.m. and scattered car parts and broken glass over a wide area of the usually busy intersection. Keith Burgess had a ringside seat for the accident. Burgess was sitting at the signal ... Full Story

Fire Beat: February 2010

Fire Beat: February 2010

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Reports- February, 2010 Updated March 2 Monday, Feb. 1 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Megan Way. The patient was transported. BFPD assisted with a medical call for injury from an assault at Berthoud High School. BFPD dive rescue team responded to a call for two dogs found in the lake near the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District. A responsible party rescued one dog before the dive team’s arrival. The BFPD dive team ... Full Story

Fire Beat: January 2010

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for January 2010 Friday, Jan. 1, 2010 BFPD responded to a propane leak in a structure on So. County Road 31. The resident owner was not on scene. The fire crew searched the property and determined there were no hazards present. Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010 BFPD assisted with a medical call for a patient having chest pains on Fourth St. Sunday, Jan. 3, 2009 BFPD responded to Highway 287 for a reported outside fire in the ... Full Story

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