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Sunday, September 27, 2020

Berthoud Fire Calls: August 2020

Incident Report

August 1-2

Saturday, August 1

Squad 61 dispatched to the TPC Golf Course Clubhouse for a medical assist. TVEMS assumed patient care and cleared Squad 61 from the scene.

Engine 61 dispatched to the area of Weld County Road 7 and Weld County Road 46 for a patient with breathing problems. The patient was removed from the vehicle and loaded into the ambulance for transport. The vehicle was secured.

Sunday, August 2

Engine 61 dispatched to the 4100 block of S Garfield Avenue for a sick person. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 4400 block of Rosewood Drive for a medical alert activation. The patient was found on the floor. The patient was helped up and evaluated by TVEMS.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 4700 block of S County Road 31 for a jet ski accident. Patient was located by the water edge and was conscious and breathing. The patient was assessed for a leg injury and loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 responded to the 1300 block of 4th Street for a 74-year-old woman who needed a lift assist.

Squad 62 dispatched to the 4000 block of S County Road 31 for a law enforcement request for medical. Patient care was transferred to TVEMS.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 15000 block of S County Road 23E for breathing problems. The crew completed patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1300 block of 4th Street for breathing problems. The patient was assisted with her oxygen tubing. Once completed, Squad 61 cleared the scene.

 August 3-9

Monday, August 3

Engine 62 responded to the 3000 block of Meining Road for a man who had fallen on his back porch. The man was helped to his feet and placed into a chair. Patient care was transferred to TVEMS. Patient refused transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 300 block of Common Drive for a 56-year-old man who was stung by a flying insect. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Engine 61 responded to Spartan Avenue for a single vehicle rollover in the high school parking lot. The driver, who was the only occupant, denied injury. The scene was then turned over to LCSO.

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 mm 250 NB for a single vehicle accident with moderate damage. The crew checked the vehicle for hazards and found none. The crew stayed on scene until Colorado State Patrol arrived and took over command.

Tuesday, August 4

Engine 62 dispatched to the 700 block of Riverside Court for a lift assist. The crew assisted the patient to his feet and helped move him to the cot. The patient was then packaged for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of Arapahoe Avenue for a 75-year-old woman who had fallen. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient was loaded for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 dispatched to Hays Market for a 90-year-old woman who had fallen outside of a store. TVEMS assumed patient care and cleared Squad 61 from the scene.

Wednesday, August 5

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

Engine 61 responded to the 1700 block of W. Larimer Cty Road 15C for a 69-year-old man with breathing problems. The crew assisted TVEMS with packaging of the patient for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 400 block of Longs Peak for a physical disturbance. LCSO was on scene along with TVEMS. No one was transported and both parties were left with LCSO.

Thursday, August 6

Squad 61 dispatched to the area of W County Road 2 and N 115th Street for a 30-year-old man having breathing problems. The patient was assessed and refused transport.

Friday, August 7

Engine 62 dispatched to the 5500 block of County Road 8E for power lines down. The crew found two power poles had snapped with one set of lines on the ground. The area was secured, and the scene turned over to Poudre Valley REA.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1400 block of River Glen Way for a sick person. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

BFPD dispatched to the area of Highway 56 and Weld County Road 7 for a grass fire. The fire crew found a .25 acre fast moving fire adjacent to the highway. LCSO provided traffic control while the crew worked to extinguish the fire.

BFPD dispatched to the 200 block of Green Mountain Drive for a car fire. The crew found a vehicle against the house, steaming and smoking. The crew extinguished the fire in the area of the dash and engine compartment.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 500 block of Welch Avenue for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 300 block of Canyonlands Street for a 70-year-old man having breathing problems. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport.

Saturday, August 8

No calls

Sunday, August 9

Squad 61 dispatched to the 500 block of Rosewood Circle for a person with abdominal pains. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 800 block of Winding Brook Way for a medical. The patient was evaluated by TVEMS and loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 900 block of N 5th Street for the smell of smoke coming from a backyard. The crew observed a small, unattended burn containing grass clippings. The homeowner was advised of the open burning regulations and agreed to put out the fire.

August 10-16

Monday, August 10

Squad 61 dispatched to the 100 block of Sioux Drive for a medical. Patient care was transferred to TVEMS.

Tuesday, August 11

Squad 61 dispatched to the 100 block of Quandry Avenue for a 33-year-old man with chest pain. The patient was conscious and breathing. Patient was walked to the ambulance for further assessment and transported to a local hospital.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 700 block of 14th Street for an 82-year-old man who had fallen. Patient was assisted to his feet and evaluated by TVEMS.

Citizen assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Squad 61 responded to 300 Lark Place for a lift assist. Patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 mm251 NB for a single-vehicle accident with no injuries. The crew checked for hazards and found none.

Wednesday, August 12

Squad 61 dispatched to the 2000 block of River View Drive for a child choking. Upon arrival, the child was no longer choking and was breathing normally. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 2400 block of Nicholson Street for a medical. The crew assisted TVEMS with packaging the patient for transport to a local hospital.

BFPD dispatched to the Carter Lake south boat ramp for a boat taking on water. The boat was being towed to the shoreline by another boater on the lake. The crew assisted with loading the boat out of the water.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 400 block of County Road 21 for breathing problems. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Thursday, August 13

Engine 616 dispatched to the area of County Road 4 and Highway 287 for a fire. The crew found a burned moving blanket laying in the merge lane. Citizen reported seeing light smoke coming from the blanket and had extinguished it with water. The crew soaked the blanket further to prevent re-ignition.  

BFPD dispatched to I-25 mm250 NB for a vehicle fire. A vehicle trailer tire had been on fire and was extinguished. The crew provided overhaul. Once the wheel was cooled, a tow truck was confirmed to be in route. BFPD cleared all units.

Friday, August 14

Engine 62 dispatched to the 600 block of Sundown Drive for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Saturday, August 15

Squad 61 dispatched to the 2900 block of Weld County Road 46 for a 58-year-old woman with chest pain. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient assessment and loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

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

Citizen assist to the 300 block of Goose Hollow Road to change smoke detector batteries.

Sunday, August 16

Engine 62 dispatched to the 2200 block of Blue Mountain Avenue for a medical. The crew assisted LCSO with the scene.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 200 block of Victoria Street for a 70-year-old woman with breathing problems. Patient care was transferred to TVEMS. The crew assisted with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 300 block of Hubbell Street for a sick person. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 mm25 NB for a single-vehicle accident with light damage. The crew mitigated a small fluid leak. Command was transferred to Colorado State Patrol.

Aug. 17-23

Monday, August 17

Tender 61 responded to the 6400 block of Spring Glade Road to provide water to Loveland Fire for a wildland fire.

Engine 61 responded to Love’s Travel Center for a man having a mental health incident. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 1000 block of 4th Street for a 75-year-old woman having breathing problems. TVEMS made contact with the patient, at which time the patient did not want to be transported. She stated that she would call us back if she started having breathing problems again.

Tuesday, August 18

Squad 61 responded to the 500 block of Redwood Place for a lift assist.

Citizen assist at Station 1 for a car seat check.

Engine 616 and Engine 626 responded to a grass fire in the 6000 block of W. Cty Road 10E. A power pole had tripped a fuse and started the grass fire. The crews quickly put hoses in service for a rapid attack on the south and north side. The fire was quickly extinguished, and Poudre Valley REA was called to respond.

Berthoud Fire responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a medical.

Wednesday, August 19

Engine 62 responded to the 15000 block of Hwy 287 for a gas leak. The crew found a large vertical propane tank to the southeast of the building with a small leak. The leak was sealed, and the gas was again checked to be off and secure. The scene was turned over to the business owner who advised to have the unit serviced.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 500 block of Ranchhand Drive for an 87-year-old woman who had fallen. The patient had a compliant of a slight neck pain and C-spine precautions were immediately implemented. Patient care was transferred to TVEMS. The patient was loaded and transported to a local hospital.

Thursday, August 20

Engine 62 responded to the 1100 block of Wilshire Drive to change smoke detector batteries.

Squad 61 responded to the 900 block of 7th Street for a man reportedly hit by a motorcycle. The crew assisted TVEMS with packaging and loading of the patient for transport.

Friday, August 21

Squad 61 dispatched to the 2100 block of Cadman Street for a person who had fainted. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Squad 61 responded to the 1500 block of 4th Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1700 block of E Highway 56 for a fall. The patient was evaluated and loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Saturday, August 22

Citizen assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 3000 block of Lake Hollow Road for a fall. The patient was assessed and lifted to a chair. Patient care was transferred to TVEMS.

Citizen assist at Station 1 for an allergic reaction. TVEMS arrived on scene and assessed the patient. Patient was not transported.

Sunday, August 23

Engine 61 dispatched to the 19000 block of Weld County Road 1 for a vehicle fire. One car was on fire near fuel tanks and a building. The vehicle was unoccupied with a fire in the engine compartment as well as in the passenger compartment. A bumper line was pulled for attack. The fire was extinguished and mopped up.

Engine 62 dispatched to the Carter Lake swim beach for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient was transported by boat to the marina and loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 62 dispatched to Carter Lake for a person who had fallen and lost consciousness. A Larimer County Park Ranger transported the patient by boat to the north marina. TVEMS assumed patient care.  The patient was transferred from the boat to the ambulance for transport.

Squad 61 responded to the 2100 block of Elmwood Street to change smoke detector batteries.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 1800 block of Highway 287 for a motor vehicle accident. A boat was off the trailer on the side of the road. The trailer had become unhitched and the boat came loose from the trailer and a second vehicle hit the boat. No injuries were reported. The crew assisted with traffic control. The scene was turned over to CSP.

Aug. 24-30

Monday, August 24

Engine 61 responded to the 200 block of 3rd Street for an odor investigation. The crew used the gas monitor and found no abnormal readings.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 900 block of 5th Street to provide a lift assist for TVEMS.

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of Exeter Street for a medical. Command was transferred to TVEMS.

Squad 61 responded to the 300 block of Woodcock Street for a sick person. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 200 block of E. Iowa for a CO alarm. The crew entered the structure with the gas monitor to investigate. No elevated levels of CO were detected. The homeowner was notified and given the all clear to return to the house. All the detectors were operating properly when Engine 61 left.

Tuesday, August 25

Squad 61 responded to the 100 block of Leanne Drive for a lift assist.

Engine 61 responded to the 1000 block of Arapaho Drive for an allergic reaction to a bee sting. TVEMS arrived on scene, and the patient was packaged for transport to a local hospital.

Wednesday, August 26

Engine 62 dispatched to the 700 block of 14th Street for an 82-year-old man who needed a lift assist.

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of 4th Street for a 75-year-old woman with breathing problems. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 responded to the 100 block of Bein Street for a 67-year-old woman needing a lift assist.

Thursday, August 27

Squad 61 dispatched to the 2000 block of Tabor Street for a medical. TVEMS cleared Squad 61 due to no further assistance being needed.

Friday, August 28

Citizen assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 300 block of Michigan Avenue for a 73-year-old man needing a lift assist.

Citizen assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Saturday, August 29

Squad 61 dispatched to the 21000 block of Weld County Road 5 for a 35-year-old woman with abdominal pain. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient into the ambulance.

Engines 62 and 626 were dispatched to the 5600 block of W County Road 8E for a grass fire. A power line had fallen and lit a small piece of vegetation on fire. The fire was mostly out but crew deployed the hose to put out the remaining fire. Poudre Valley REA arrived on scene and cut the power to the line. The crew then put in a wet line where the downed power line was laying.

Squad 61 responded to the 4300 block of Woodcock Street for a medical. The patient was loaded for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 mm249 SB for a motor vehicle accident. There was a single vehicle accident with no injury. The crew remained on scene while CSP investigated and until the car was towed.   

Sunday, August 30

Squad 61 responded to the 4700 block of East View Drive for a lift assist.

Squad 61 responded to the 1400 block of 4th Street for a lift assist.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 1000 block of Schofield Road for a 59-year-old man with chest pain. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport.

Citizen assist to the 1900 block of 1st Street for expired smoke detectors. A new detector was supplied and installed.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 300 block of Weld County Road 8 for a medical. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 100 block of Willow Circle Drive for an indoor gas odor. The crew entered the home with the gas monitor and found no elevated levels of CO. The crew further investigated the hot water heater, furnace, gas meter and gas line. No leaks were found. The homeowners were notified of the findings and advised to contact a HVAC contractor. The house was turned back over to the homeowners.

Monday, August 31

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a sick person. TVEMS assumed patient.

Engine 61 responded to the 200 block of 1st Street for a medical for a 70-year-old woman. The patient’s husband met the crew. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a 3-year-old who had fallen and hit her head. Patient care was handed over to TVEMS.

Engine 61 responded to the 700 block of Weld County Road 46 for a single vehicle rollover. The crew found a vehicle in a ditch on its roof. The driver was standing beside the vehicle and refused any medical assessment. Colorado State Patrol arrived and cleared Engine 61 from the scene.

Squad 61 responded per LCSO to the intersection of 6th Street and Mountain for a man who needed medical attention. Patient care was handed over to TVEMS, at which time the patient was escorted to the ambulance and transported.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 2000 block of Larimer County 21 Road for breathing problems. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport to a local hospital.

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