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Berthoud Fire Calls: February 2017

Berthoud Fire Calls: February 2017

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity February 2017   Wednesday, February 1 Berthoud Fire responded to the 200 block of Hwy 60 for a stroke victim. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport. BFPD responded to the 600 block of Hwy 287 for a 2-car motor vehicle accident with injuries due to icy road conditions. TVEMS assumed patient care and Colorado State Patrol proceeded with investigation.  Engine 2 ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls, January 2017

Berthoud Fire Calls, January 2017

Updated February 6, 2017 Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity January 2017   Sunday, January 1 BFPD was dispatched to a structure fire for mutual aid. Cancelled enroute. No fire, no emergency. BFPD responded to a medical call at 855 Franklin Ave. BFPD started patient care until the arrival of TVEMS. BFPD assisted TVEMS in loading the patient. BFPD responded to the 1000 block of Franklin Ave. for a CO detector activation, no patients involved. Using ... Full Story

Beat the Budget Vultures: Demand Medicare for All

Beat the Budget Vultures: Demand Medicare for All

Driven to lower taxes on the wealthy, Congress prepares to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Lowering what the Federal government spends on health care allows for lowering the taxes on the wealthy. Never mind that this will push costs onto already strained state budgets and drive more Americans into bankruptcy. The budget vultures are circling.  Americans have come to depend upon the good that the ACA has accomplished. The problems that remain are based on its being built upon ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: November 2016

Berthoud Fire Calls: November 2016

Update Monday, December 5, 2016   Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity November 2016 Monday, October 31 Berthoud Fire responded to the 500 block of Windom Peak Lane for a male that fell down the stairs. The crew found a man at the base of the stairs and assisted TVEMS with moving the patient up the stairs. BFPD was dispatched to the 4800 block of Malibu for a medical assist. TVEMS assumed patient care. Berthoud Fire was dispatched to Larimer Cty Road ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls, August 2016

Updated: September 6, 2016 Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity August 2016   Monday, August 1 BFPD responded to the 400 block of Welch Avenue for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. Berthoud Fire responded to Weld Cty Road 3 for a motor vehicle accident. A 19 year old female had minor lacerations to her arm. TVEMS assumed patient care. Chief 2 remained on scene until Colorado State Patrol arrived. BFPD was dispatched to the 900 block of Schofield Road ... Full Story

ColoradoCare fills physician RX for broken health

ColoradoCare fills physician RX for broken health system

Dear Editor, Soon Colorado citizens will decide whether to support the current insurance system or muster the courage to change the entire system. The Colorado Medical Society has been dedicated to advancing the profession of medicine and to caring for the people of Colorado. In 2006, the CMS House of Delegates recognized that: "The health care system in Colorado is broken and the entire system needs to be reformed. Working only on one part will cause problems in other areas." The ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: July 2016

Berthoud Fire Calls: July 2016

Updated August 1, 2016 Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity July 2016 Friday, July 1 Berthoud Engine 1 responded to a motor vehicle accident on I-25 mm 255. Engine 1 arrived and found a two-vehicle accident with moderate damage and all parties out of the vehicles. The crew stabilized the vehicles and assisted with traffic. BFPD was dispatched to respond to a report of a five-vehicle accident. All parties were out of the vehicles. TVEMS transported one patient ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: June

Berthoud Fire Calls: June

Updated July 5, 2016 June 2016     Wednesday, June 1 BFPD responded to the 3900 block of High Plains Avenue for a female who had fallen and had knee pain. TVEMS took over patient care. Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a sick person. The patient’s daughter requested assistance moving the patient from her bedroom to a personal vehicle to go to a doctor’s appointment. BFPD responded to the 800 block of Longview Avenue for a sick ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: February 2016

Berthoud Fire Calls: February 2016

Updated March 5, 2015 Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Reports -February  2016 Monday, February 1 BFPD responded to Victoria Street for a CO alarm going off. The crew found that the alarm needed a new battery and they were able to reset the alarm. BFPD responded to I-25, MM 250 South Bound, for a fuel leak. The crew found a vehicle with a punctured fuel tank. However, the fuel tank was not leaking any more. Colorado State Patrol cleared the Engine after checking for any ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: November 2015

    Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity for November 2015 Sunday, November 1 BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Bein Street. The patient was transported. BFPD and TVEMS responded to a medical call for an elderly male who had fallen on 4th Street. Monday, November 2 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on LCR 23E and LCR 2. This was a non-injury accident with mild damage to both vehicles. BFPD and TVEMS responded to a medical call ... Full Story

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