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Posts Tagged ‘fire’

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) to assist ... 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 from ... Full Story

Neanderthals were nifty at controlling fire

Neanderthals were nifty at controlling fire

Neanderthals were nifty at controlling fire, according to CU-Boulder researcher A new study involving the University of Colorado Boulder shows clear evidence of the continuous control of fire by Neanderthals in Europe dating back roughly 400,000 years, yet another indication that they weren’t dimwitted brutes as often portrayed. The conclusion comes from the study of scores of ancient archaeological research sites in Europe that show convincing evidence of long-term fire control by ... 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 were involved in ... 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 pending further ... 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 Riverglen area.  After ... Full Story

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