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Berthoud Fire Calls: April-2021

Incident Report

April 1 – 4

Thursday, April 1

Berthoud Fire responded to the 1000 block of 7th Street for a 67-year-old man with a laceration. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Friday, April 2

Engine 62 responded to the 800 block of Wagon Bend Drive for a medical. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS. Patient refused transport.

Squad 61 was dispatched to the 800 block of Franklin Avenue for a sick person. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew helped the patient walk to the cot and prepared for transport. The patient was transported to a local hospital.

Saturday, April 3

Engine 62 was dispatched to the 300 block of Lakritz Steet for a sick person. The crew obtained vitals and transferred patient care to TVEMS. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Engine 62 was dispatched to the 2000 block of N Highway 287 for a 3-vehicle accident. TVEMS evaluated one patient. All other parties involved refused medical treatment. The crew assisted with traffic control, and the removal of the damaged cars from the roadway.

Engine 62 was dispatched to the 300 block of 42nd Street SW for a medical assist to an 85-year old woman. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging and loading the patient into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 616 was dispatched to a grass fire at the 22000 block of Weld County Road 3. Upon arrival the representative stated that the fire was out. The burn area of approximately 10’x60’ had no active burning. The crew checked for hot spots and extinguished all remaining hot spots.

Sunday, April 4

Squad 61 was dispatched to the 100 block of Bunyan Avenue for an unconscious male. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging and loading the patient for transport.

Engine 61 was dispatched to the 300 block of Welch Avenue for a 2-vehicle accident. TVEMS evaluated the vehicle occupants. Patient refused transport. The crew cleaned up the fluids and remained on scene for LCSO until a tow company arrived.

April 5 – 11

Monday, April 5

Squad 61 responded to the 900 block of Glenview Drive for an 81-year-old man with diabetic problems. The crew assisted TVEMS with obtaining vital signs. The patient was then loaded for transport to a local hospital.

Berthoud Fire dispatched to the corner of 8th Street and Welch for a 65-year-old man who had fallen. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Engine 61 responded to a single motorcycle accident on 1st Street and Nebraska Avenue. The Battalion Chief found the rider of the motorcycle to be deceased. Command was turned over to LCSO at which time the crew assisted with lighting and perimeter control.

Tuesday, April 6

Engine 61 dispatched to the 200 block of Victoria Street for a 51-year-old woman having chest pains. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Berthoud Fire assisted with a structure fire in the 3000 block of Springfield Drive in Loveland. Crews pulled the bumper line off Engine 42 to knock down an exterior fire. Command advised that they had a good knock down on the fire, and BFPD could clear the scene.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 300 block of Colorado Avenue for a 31-year-old woman unconscious. TVEMS arrived on scene and took over patient care. Patient was loaded into the ambulance and transported.

Wednesday, April 7

Squad 61 arrived on scene of a 2-vehicle accident in the 1000 block of Highway 56. The passenger vehicle had moderate damage to the driver side. The Box truck had minor damage to the front and passenger side. All parties were out of the vehicles with no injuries.

Citizens assist to change out smoke detector batteries in the Blue Spruce Mobile Home Park.

Thursday, April 8

Engine 61 responded to a fuel spill less than 10 gallons at I-25 mm 249 SB. This was a 2-motor vehicle accident with no injuries but one vehicle leaking coolant. The crew cleaned up a small amount of debris and some fluids. Command was transferred to Colorado State Patrol and Engine 61 cleared.

Friday, April 9

Citizen assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Saturday, April 10

Engine 62 responded to the 600 block of Sundown Court for a lift assist.

Squad 62 dispatched to the 400 block of Gunn Avenue for a 64-year old woman who had fallen. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS. The patient was helped off of the ground and into a chair. The patient refused transport.

Sunday, April 11

Berthoud Fire dispatched to Carter Lake for a water rescue. Units were responding to an overturned kayak. Command assigned dive rescue to begin search in the water while incident investigation started on shore. Scene turned to a recovery operation, and command was transferred to LCSO.

April 12-18

Monday, April 12

No calls

Tuesday, April 13

Squad 61 responded to the 500 block of Mountain Avenue for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 800 block of 5th Street for breathing problems. TVEMS evaluated the patient. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Squad 62 dispatched to the 2600 block of Blue Mountain Avenue for a medical. The crew evaluated the patient and transferred care to TVEMS. The patient was then loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Wednesday, April 14

Engine 61 dispatched to the 4900 block of S Iowa Avenue for a medical. The patient was conscious and breathing. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient was placed on a cot and loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 4700 block of Eastview Drive for diabetic problems. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient evaluation. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

BFPD responded to the intersection of County Road 8 and County Road 21 for a two-vehicle accident. The crew provided traffic control and evaluated the vehicle occupants. Both patients refused transport. The crew remained on scene to provide traffic control until cleared by CSP.

Thursday, April 15

Engine 61 dispatched to the 900 block of 4th Street for a sick person. TVEMS evaluated the patient. The crew assisted with walking the patient to the cot and preparing for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to the intersection of 42nd Street SE and S Highway 287 for a single-vehicle accident. The vehicle had hit a light pole. The single vehicle occupant was assessed by TVEMS. The crew assisted with traffic control and remained on scene until the vehicle was removed from the road.

Squad 61 responded to the intersection of 1st Street and S Highway 287 for a single-vehicle accident. The single occupant reported no injuries. LCSO arrived on scene, and BFPD cleared.

Friday, April 16

Engine 61 responded to the 1800 block of Rolling View for a CO alarm. The crew entered the home with the air monitoring equipment and found no elevated levels. The homeowner was informed of the results, and Engine 61 cleared the scene.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 700 block of Mount Massive for a fall victim. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging the patient and loading into the ambulance for transport.

Citizen assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Saturday, April 17

Engine 61 dispatched to the 1500 block of Hollyberry Street for abdominal pains. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging the patient and loading into the ambulance for transport.

BFPD dispatched to I-25 mm 250 NB for a single-vehicle accident with moderate damage. The single occupant was in contact with CSP. TVEMS assumed patient care. Patient refused transport. The crew put down absorbent for vehicle fluids on the ground.

Sunday, April 18

No calls

April 19-25

Monday, April 19

BFPD dispatched for a CO alarm activation in the 300 block of Banjo Drive. The family was outside of the home on the porch. The crew was able to locate the CO alarm that was showing activation in the second-floor hallway. The crew removed the detector from the ceiling for inspection. While inspecting a spider and spider web was noted in the detector. Both were removed, and the detector was able to be reset and replaced on the ceiling.

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a 63-year-old woman not feeling well. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Berthoud Fire dispatched to the 1000 block of Arapahoe Avenue for a homeowner having smoke detector problems. Squad 61 replaced the battery in the detector and informed the homeowner that their smoke detectors were out of date. The crew offered to come back to help install the new detectors once obtained.

Squad 61 responded to the 2000 block of Nicholson Street for smoke detector issues. The crew replaced batteries in all smoke detectors and tested the system to ensure it was functioning properly.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a 6-year-old male with abdominal pain. TVEMS assumed command.

Tuesday, April 20

Engine 61 responded to the 1100 block of 1st Street for a single vehicle roll over accident. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS. One patient was transported to a local hospital. The crew assisted with traffic control until the vehicle was towed

E-61 responded to the intersection of SW 42nd Street and Hwy 287 for a 2-vehicle accident with minor damage. TVEMS evaluated the patients and transported one patient to the hospital. Scene was turned over to Loveland Police Department.

Engine 62 responded to the 3000 block of Rotor Way for an 88-year-old that was unable to move her knee. TVEMS arrived on scene and took over patient care. Patient was packaged and loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Citizens assist to change out smoke detectors in the 100 block of Welch Avenue.

Engine 61 responded to I-25 mm 249 for a 5-vehicle accident with injuries. The crew assisted with checking the occupants for injuries. One patient was transported. All others reported no injuries. Colorado State Patrol was working on getting drivable vehicles cleared from the scene and moved to a secondary location. The crew worked to clean up debris and fluids. Engine 61 remained on scene until the remainder of vehicles were cleared from the roadway.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 600 block of 4th Street for a medical. BFPD was cleared by LCSO once the patient was transported by TVEMS.

Wednesday, April 21

Engine 62 dispatched to the 3000 block of Meining Road for an 80-year-old woman with a foot injury. TVEMS arrived and took over command at which time the patient was loaded for transport.

Berthoud Squad 61 responded to the 300 block of Bimson Avenue for a 79-year-old woman who had choked on a pill. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to Woodcock Street and Berthoud Parkway for a 2-vehicle accident with moderate damage. The occupants were checked for injuries. No medical treatment or transport, and the scene was turned over to LCSO.

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of 4th Street for breathing problems. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1000 block of Blue Bell Road for a 68-year-old man with breathing problems. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Squad 61 responded to the 800 block of 10th Street for an 81-year-old man with chest pains. TVEMS arrived shortly after and took over command.

Thursday, April 22

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a 93-year-old man who needed a lift assist.

Citizens assist for a car seat installation at Station 1.

Engine 61 responded to the 3000 block of Woodcock Street for a medical. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

The crew responded to the 1000 block of 1st Street for an alarm activation. It was determined to be an accidental activation. The crew assisted with successful reset of the panel.

Friday, April 23

Squad 61 dispatched to the 800 block of Longview Avenue for a sick person. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS upon their arrival. The patient was loaded for transport to a local hospital.

Saturday, April 24

Squad 61 responded to the 1600 block of Oak Drive for a medical assist. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient was walked to a cot and was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Sunday, April 25

Squad 61 responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a medical assist.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 5400 block of S County Road 31 for a motorcycle accident with injuries. There was a single person lying on the ground being attended to by Larimer County Rangers. The crew evaluated the patient and transferred care to TVEMS. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 500 block of Weld County Road 46 for a sick person. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Battalion Chief 61 responded to the 600 block of Deer Meadow Drive for a residential structure fire. Command assigned BC 61 to the fire attack group supervisor. Once the fire was under control and investigation commenced, BC 61 was cleared from the scene.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 200 block of 1st Street for a medical assist. The crew obtained vital signs and transferred patient care to TVEMS. The patient refused treatment or transport.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1200 block of Mill Creek Road for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

April 26-May 2

Monday, April 26

Citizen assist in the 800 block of Cooperland Trail for a detector issue. The homeowner stated the smoke detectors were randomly going off. The crew replaced all the batteries in the detectors and reinstalled them.

Squad 61 responded to the 800 block of Pyramid Peak Street for a 73-year-old woman feeling dizzy. TVEMS assumed patient care at which time there was no need for transportation and allowed the crew to clear scene.

Engine 61 responded to the 200 block of Dorothy Drive for an indoor odor investigation. The homeowner stated that her daughter had turned the knob to the gas stove on for unknown amount of time. The crew made entry with the air monitor, at which time there was an odor of natural gas. The air monitor did not register any combustible levels. The front door was opened and began to naturally ventilate. After the house was ventilated, it was turned back over to the homeowner. We advised to get child resistant knobs for gas stove controls.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 800 block of Longview Avenue for an 80-year-old woman in severe back pain. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of Westport Avenue for a dumpster that was on fire. The fire was extinguished.

Berthoud Squad 61 dispatched to the 4000 block of Sunshine Court for an 88-year- old man who had recently had a stroke. The patient was assisted to the ambulance and transported to a local hospital.

Tuesday, April 27

The crew assisted TVEMS with loading of a 56-year-old woman in the 200 block of 2nd Street for transport.

Engine 61 responded to the 1000 block of Wales Drive for a puppy stuck in a storm drain. Once the puppy was rescued from the drain, the grate was put back into place.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 1000 block of Chokeberry Street for a 42-year-old woman who had fallen and had hip pain. The patient was loaded and transported to a local hospital.

Wednesday, April 28

Berthoud Fire responded to a structure fire in the 3000 block of WCR 8. A single- story house was ingulfed in flames. Loveland Fire Rescue Authority responded via mutual aid, with a total of 7 units on scene. Five occupants were confirmed to have safely evacuated the residence prior to engine crew arrival. Occupants were evaluated by TVEMS on scene and were cleared with no sustained injury. Berthoud Fire and LCSO remained on scene to conduct overhaul and eliminate remaining hot spots. The fire is still under investigation for the cause and origin of the fire .

Engine 61 dispatched to a hazmat investigation at Mountain Avenue & 2nd Street for a battery on the side of the road. The crew located a battery leaking a small amount of acid, less than 1 gallon. The crew disposed of the battery properly.

Thursday, April 29

Engine 62 responded to the 2000 block of N Cty Road 23 for an 84-year-old man with breathing problems. The patient was transported to an area hospital by TVEMS.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 4000 block of Sunshine Court for an 88-year-old male stroke victim. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading of the patient for transport.

Engine 62 responded to the 4000 block of Fawn Trail for an illegal burn of yard waste. The homeowner was informed to put out the fire and to obtain a burn permit through Larimer County. The homeowner agreed to extinguish the fire and began to put out the fire with a garden hose.

Friday, April 30

BFPD dispatched to the 100 block of Turner Avenue for an unconfirmed commercial structure fire. Light smoke was showing, and evacuation had taken place. An employee stated a single sprinkler head had been activated. The crew entered the structure to investigate and found no active fire. The power was disconnected to the electrical panel and the alarm stopped. The power was left off until the activated sprinkler head could be replaced. The scene was turned back over to the property owner.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 2500 block of E Highway 56 for a person with breathing problems. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 100 block of E Indiana for a residential fire alarm. The crew found a single-story house with nothing showing and evacuation had occurred. The crew entered the home to investigate. The gas monitoring equipment found no evidence of fire or carbon monoxide. A faulty alarm was located. The crew blew compressed air through the detector, and the alarm with reinstalled and system was tested. The residence was turned back over to the homeowner.

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of E Colorado Avenue for a person with diabetic problems. The crew evaluated the patient and transferred care to TVEMS. The patient was walked to the cot and loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 616 dispatched to the 600 block of W County Road 10E for an unconfirmed wildland fire. This was an agricultural ditch burn that was left unattended. The ditch was approximately 200 yards long with no active flame. The crew performed mop up until the fire was controlled and out.

Citizen assist to the 1000 block of Franklin Avenue for a CO detector issue. The crew investigated the home and found no evidence of CO.

Sunday, May 2

Squad 61 responded to the Love’s Travel Stop for a sick person. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS.

Squad 61 responded to the 1400 block of Biffle Court for a lift assist.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 1000-1200 block of 42nd Street SE for a motor vehicle accident. A two-vehicle accident with moderate damage. The crew began assessing vehicle occupants for injuries. Two patients were evaluated by TVEMS and refused medical transport. The firecrew began debris clean up. Once completed, the scene was turned over to CSP.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 2800 block of Tallgrass Lane for a 19-year-old female who had a seizure. TVEMS assumed patient care.