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Thursday, July 25, 2024

Berthoud Fire Beat: July 2024

July 1-7

Monday, July 1

A patient was brought into Station 1 for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to Berthoud Living Center for a medical.

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to the 200 block of Welch Avenue for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 100 block of Redcloud Avenue for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Tuesday, July 2

Citizens assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Engine 62 and TVEMS responded to the 800 block of Greenwood Drive for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Wednesday, July 3

Berthoud Fire and TVEMS dispatched to the 2400 block of N Berthoud Parkway for a one car accident. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew blocked traffic lanes and assisted with loading a patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Thursday, July 4

Citizens assist in the 200 block of Victoria Street for installation of detectors.

Engine 62 was dispatched to the 2200 block of West County Road 8 for a small grass fire. The crew extinguished the fire.

Friday, July 5

Berthoud Fire dispatched to Berthoud Living Center for a medical.

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to the 400 block of Cheyenne Drive for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Saturday, July 6

Engine 61 and TVEMS dispatched to the 4000 block of South County Road 13 for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a nearby hospital.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 2500 block of South Highway 287 for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a nearby hospital.

Engine 62 and TVEMS responded to the 500 block of 7th Street for a lift assist.

Sunday, July 7

Engine 61, along with TVEMS, responded to the 1200 block of 4th Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 3400 block of Woodcock Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Engine 62, along with TVEMS, responded to the 100 block of Bimson Avenue for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

 

July 8-14

Monday, July 8

No Calls

Tuesday, July 9

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to Berthoud Care and Rehab Center for a medical.

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to the 800 block of N Berthoud Parkway for a grass/wildland fire. The property owner had dumped ashes the night before. The fire was extinguished, and all properties were unharmed.

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to the area of 15550 N 107th Street for a 1-car MVA due to a diabetic issue. The driver hit a couple of signs and was then found on the side of the road eating food. The driver states they were low on sugar which caused the accident. TVEMS assumed patient care. E-61 continued to block the shoulder of SB lane Hwy 287 until CSP cleared units from the scene.

Engine 62 was dispatched to the 900 block of Bruce Drive for an interior gas leak. E-62 was met on scene by the owner who stated he was heating dinner up in the oven when he started smelling natural gas. The crew entered the home to investigate and found the highest concentration of gas to be coming from the oven. The house was then ventilated until levels were brought back down to zero. The oven was then turned on for a function test. Immediately the oven started producing gas and was deemed inoperable due to no combustion of the gas that was being supplied to the burners. The gas to the oven was secured and shut off and the oven was unplugged from the wall. The homeowner was advised to contact an appliance service company for assistance.

Engine 61 assisted with a lift assist in the 1300 block of S County Road 15.

Wednesday, July 10

Engine 62 was dispatched to the 5200 block of Beverly Drive for a cut gas line. The crew found a 1-inch service line in the trench that had been cut. The gas was dispersing well, and no properties were at risk in the area. Xcel arrived on scene and started digging down to clamp the line. E-62 stood by for fire protection. Xcel was able to locate and clamp the line.

Engine 61 was dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for an interior gas leak. The residents met the crew outside of the home and stated that they could smell natural gas in the back of the structure where the water heater was located. E-61 entered the structure in full PPE with air monitoring equipment to investigate. There were no leaks found with the air monitoring equipment. The homeowners reported that there has been issues with the pilot light going out intermittently. The homeowners were advised that they could light the pilot to the water heater and that the leak may have been from a small amount of natural gas allowed to pass before the thermocouple closed the gas off. The homeowners were advised to call back if any issues or odors of natural gas returned.

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to Berthoud Care and Rehab Center for a medical.

Engine 61 along with TVEMS responded to the 1600 block of Greenridge Drive for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Thursday, July 11

Berthoud Fire along with LFRA responded to the 2800 block of Heron Lakes for a residential structure fire. The crews immediately began a difficult fire attack. Due to extreme heat the crews deemed the front entryway and the front room off limits on the 1st floor. Crews continued to cool the fire and overhaul the area. There was significant smoke damage in the basement and throughout the house. It was determined after an investigation that a sauna was installed in the basement earlier that day and was the cause of the fire. Everyone, including the animals, was safe. There were two firefighters that had minor injuries and were treated at a nearby hospital.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 2100 block of Elmwood Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 62 along with TVEMS were dispatched to the intersection of Weld County Road 1 and Weld County Road 40 for a 2-car MVA. The crew confirmed there were no injuries or hazards. The scene was turned over to CSP.

Citizens assist at the TPC Golf Course for keys that were locked in a vehicle.

BC-61 responded to a grassland fire in the 10300 block of Yellowstone Road. Upon arrival, the responding party stated that the fire was out. The crew located a 20x 20 burn area with no active burning. The responding party stated the power pole had a branch in it and caused the transformer to blow, causing sparks. Power was out to the homes, but they had notified the power company. With no fire and contact to the power company in place, Berthoud Fire units cleared the scene and went available.

Friday, July 12

Citizens assist in the 700 block of Gateway Park Lane for detectors.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 2100 block of Cadman Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a nearby hospital.

Saturday, July 13

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to the 1700 block of 4th Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 2300 block of TPC Parkway for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a nearby hospital.

Sunday, July 14

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to Berthoud Care and Rehab Center for a medical.

Engine 62 responded to the 800 block of S County Road 27e for a grass/wildland fire. The responding party brought the crew to a small spot in the field where they had been baling hay and had an approximately 10ft in diameter area that had burned and was still smoldering. The crew found some hot spots and extinguished the remaining area.

Engine 62 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 500 block of Mount Rainier Court for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Engine 61 along with TVEMS responded to the 800 block of Mount Massive Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 62 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 1300 block of Woodcock Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

 

Incident Report

July 15 – 21

Monday, July 15

Citizens assist in the 800 block of Winding Brook Drive for detectors.

Tuesday, July 16

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to Berthoud Care and Rehab Center for a medical.

Engine 62 along with TVEMS responded to the 4400 block of Hoot Owl Drive for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 along with TVEMS were dispatched to the 800 block of 7th Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 1600 block of W County Road 4 for a grass/landscape fire. There was a small area of grass on fire. The crew quickly extinguished the fire. LCSO cleared the crew from the scene.

Wednesday, July 17

Citizens assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Engine 61 along with TVEMS responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Citizens assist in the 200 block of Victoria Street for detectors.

Thursday, July 18

Engine 62 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 4000 block of West County Road 8 for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 62 and TVEMS responded to the 800 block of Mount Massive Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 4000 block of West County Road 8 for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 62 and TVEMS responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Friday, July 19

Citizens assist in the parking lot of Hay Market for keys locked in the car.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 1300 block of 4th Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a nearby hospital.

Saturday, July 20

Engine 62 along with LFRA were dispatched to the 2400 block of W County Road 6 for an animal rescue. The crew located a horse in a creek bottom stuck in the mud. The horse owner and veterinarian were on scene. The crews rolled the horse and pulled it to a safe location in the pasture.

Citizens assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Engine 62 along with TVEMS responded to the 1500 block of S County Road 23e for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Sunday, July 21

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to Berthoud Care and Rehab Center for a medical.

Citizens assist in the 200 block of 2nd Street for a lift assist.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 400 block of S 8th Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

 

 

 

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