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Friday, December 19, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Berthoud Fire’

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

  HOLIDAY FIRE SAFETY TIPS… Each year fires occurring during the holiday season claim the lives of over 400 people, injure 1650 more, and cause over $990 million in damage.   Christmas Tree Fire Hazards Select freshly cut trees, the trunk should be sticky to the touch, the needles should be green and hard to pull back from the branches. Do not place your tree close to a heat source, including a fireplace or heat vent.  Keep the tree stand filled with water at all ... 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

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 to host 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

Berthoud Fire to host 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

September 11, 2011, 9 a.m to 2 p.m.   The Berthoud Fire Protection District will host a special memorial ceremony, open house, and picnic to honor the lives of those who fell on September 11, 2001. At no cost to those who attend, the fire department will conduct a memorial ceremony from 9 a.m.-10 a.m.; an “open house” of the fire department from 10 a.m. -12 p.m. and a community cookout from 12 p.m. -2 p.m. During the open house, the community can take part in the “Touch a ... Full Story

Fire at Pioneer Sand and Gravel

Fire at Pioneer Sand and Gravel

The Crystal Fire may be larger, but there was some excitement in Berthoud on Saturday afternoon as firefighters responded to a fire Pioneer Sand Company. David and Julie Dowen of Mead happened to be on had to takes some photos. According to Ms. Dowen, the desk clerk told her that a customer had come into the office and said, "Hey, your mulch is on fire." The call went out to Berthoud Fire who responded to cool things off. Note: You can still get mulch if you need it as it can be delivered ... Full Story

Holiday Decorations – Safety Tips from Berthoud Fire

Holiday Decorations – Safety Tips from Berthoud Fire

Holiday Decorations Use Only Nonflammable Decorations All decorations should be nonflammable or flame-retardant and placed away from heat vents. If you are using a metallic or artificial tree, make sure it is flame retardant. Don't Block Exits Ensure that trees and other holiday decorations do not block an exit way. In the event of a fire, time is of the essence. A blocked entry/exit way puts you and your family at risk. Never Put Wrapping Paper in the ... Full Story

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

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