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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Posts Tagged ‘wildland fire’

Berthoud Fire Calls: July 2017

Berthoud Fire Calls: July 2017

Updated August 8, 2017 Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident Activity July 2017     Saturday, June 1 BFPD responded to I-25 mm 249 SB for a single motor vehicle accident with all parties out of the vehicle. TVEMS assumed patient care. Engine 1 took care of vehicle hazards. Sunday, June 2 Berthoud Engine 1 responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a 78-year-old female having a seizure. Patient care was turned over to TVEMS, the crew then assisted with ... Full Story

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, California ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: March 2013

Berthoud Fire Calls: March 2013

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for March 2013 Friday, March 1 BFPD responded to a report of carbon monoxide in a resident on Meining Road. The crew did not find any levels of carbon monoxide in the home. Larimer County Sheriff Officer also responded due to the frequency of calls. Saturday, March 2 BFPD responded to a medical call for a possible broken hip on Megan Circle. The crew assisted TVEMS with transporting the patient. Sunday, March 3 BFPD responded to a medical ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: June 2012

Berthoud Fire Calls: June 2012

  Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for June 2012    Friday, June 1 BFPD responded with TVEMS to a medical emergency for breathing difficulty on 9th St. The patient was transported. BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on 2nd St. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a medical call on Horseshoe Circle. Saturday, June 2 BFPD responded to a citizen request for assistance on Weld County Road 1. BFPD responded with Berthoud Police to a medical call on 3rd St. The ... Full Story

Vesta Fire

Vesta Fire

      Larimer County Sheriff's Office Emergency Services crews were called to assist the Wellington Fire Department today on a grass fire in the area of Vesta Lane and County Road 9. The fire was reported at approximately noon today.  Poudre Fire Authority was also called to assist. The grass fire burned approximately 650 acres and is currently about 90% contained. The cause is still under investigation but appears to be human caused. Approximately 63 emergency notifications, ... Full Story

Fema Authorizes Funds To Help Fight Four Mile Canyon

Fema Authorizes Funds To Help Fight Four Mile Canyon Fire

Denver, Colo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Four Mile Canyon Fire in Boulder County. The fire is burning on state and private land in the Gold Hill area. FEMA approved Colorado's request for a federal Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) at 4:20 p.m. MDT. At the time of the state's request, the fire had burned more than 2.500 acres and threatened more ... 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 responded to a church on ... Full Story

Sheriff’s office explains wildland fire role

Sheriff’s office explains wildland fire role

  Wildland Fires Several newspaper articles and anonymous comments in "RH Line" of the Reporter Herald regarding the Round Mountain Fire in the Big Thompson Canyon prompt me to write this. It is obvious that the sheriff's role and responsibility for wildland fire suppression is generally not understood. Recent statutory changes further muddied the waters on the jurisdictional issues involved. By Colorado statute, the sheriff has always been the "fire warden" for the unincorporated areas of ... Full Story

Fire operations continue at Round Mountain

Estes Park, Colo. – Fire operations continued today on the Round Mountain Fire that is burning on the Canyon Lake Ranger District of the Arapaho Roosevelt National Forest. The fire was declared 100 percent contained at 8:00 p.m. on June 27th. Three Type II crews continue to patrol the fire and mop-up any remaining hot spots. The Round Mountain Trail is closed and will remain closed until there is no fire activity in area. Motorists are asked to be aware of fire traffic and ongoing fire ... 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 both four wheel ... Full Story

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