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Berthoud Fire Calls: December 2023

December 1 – 3

Friday, Dec. 1

Engine 61 responded to the Apple Leaf Assisted Living to assist TVEMS lifting a patient to her feet and place her in her chair. With the patient off the ground and in her chair, TVEMS stated our assistance was no longer needed.

Engine 61 was dispatched to Hwy 287 for a 2-vehicle accident with no injuries. Colorado State Patrol was on scene and the crew was on stand-by to assist them. One vehicle was not drivable, waiting on tow truck to arrive.

Engine 61 responded to Wild Honey Dr to a detector call. The crew found two alarms that needed to be cleaned and battery replaced and reset. The homeowner was informed of how to alleviate the problem in the future and the crew cleared the scene.

Engine 62 assisted TVEMS with a lift assist on Gary Drive.

Saturday, Dec 2

Engine 61 was dispatched to Weld County Road 5 for an exterior gas leak. The crew found workers who were installing a fence and had hit a line with a post hole digger. Xcel Energy was notified and arrived on scene to clamp the gas line.

Engine 61 responded to 4th Street for a medical. The crew obtained patient history and baseline vitals until the arrival of TVEMS. The crew assisted with loading the patient to be transported.

Engine 61 responded to Interstate 25 for a motor vehicle accident. A single vehicle was found in the center median with light damage and no injuries. The crew blocked the scene until the Mead Police arrived and the scene was turned over to them.

Engine 61 responded to Berthoud Care and Rehab center for a medical.

Engine 61 responded to Interstate 25 for a motor vehicle accident. A pickup truck was found about 30 feet off the shoulder and two people were sitting on the side of the road. Multiple bystanders were on scene providing aid. A large debris field was blocking the interstate. Engine 61 positioned to block the scene and the crew helped TVEMS with loading the patients to be transported to the hospital. The engine remained on scene to assist Colorado State Patrol with traffic control and scene lighting.

Sunday, Dec 3

Engine 62 and TVEMS responded to a lift assist for a patient on Gary Drive.

Engine 62 responded to a medical on South County Road 21. The crew helped the patient until the arrival of TVEMS. The patient was transported.

Engine 62 responded to a motor vehicle accident on West County Road 8. A single vehicle was off the roadway in a vehicle, with minor damage and no injuries reported. The crew-maintained traffic control until the arrival of Colorado State Patrol.

December 4 – 10

Monday, Dec. 4

Squad 61 responded to the 800 block of Winding Brook Drive for a man who had fallen. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 2000 block of Tallgrass Lane for a woman who had fallen in her garage. The crew assisted TVEMS with packaging the patient for transport to a local hospital.

E61 dispatched with P331 to the 800 block of Welch Avenue for medical care. The crew assisted TVEMS with obtaining history and vitals. The crew loaded the patient onto the cot and into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 61 responded to the 500 block of Welch Avenue for a woman who had fallen and couldn’t get up. The crew assisted her to her feet and helped her to her chair. She denied injury or need for further assistance.

Citizens assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Tuesday, Dec. 5

No Calls

Wednesday, Dec. 6

Engine 61 with TVEMS to the 1000 block of S. Cty Road 15 for a medical. The crew retrieved the cot from the ambulance and loaded the patient into the ambulance.

Squad 61 responded to 5th Street for a woman who had fallen and hit her head while walking her dog. TVEMS arrived on scene and took over patient care.

Berthoud Fire dispatched to the 4000 block of S. Cty Road 29 for a medical call. TVEMS arrived on scene and assumed patient care. The crew retrieved the cot from ambulance and packaged the patient for transport.

Thursday, Dec. 7

Berthoud Squad 61 responded to the 500 block of Wilfred Road for a medical call. The crew prepared the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Citizens assist in the 800 block of 13th street for batteries to be replaced in smoke detectors that homeowner could not reach.

Engine 61 responded to Loveland to aid in a motor vehicle accident with extrication. The crew cleaned debris from the roadway and secured hazards on the SUV. The engine stayed on scene to block for the tow truck.

Friday, Dec 8

Station 61 assisted with a car seat installation.

Squad 61 assisted with smoke detector problems on Bimson Ave. Batteries were replaced and the homeowner was advised to replace the detectors soon.

Engine 61 and Squad 61 responded to a commercial fire alarm at Campion Academy. The building had been evacuated and nothing was showing. The crew used gas monitors, and nothing was found. Engine 61 reset the alarm panel.

Engine 61 and Squad 61 were dispatched to the intersection of Mountain Avenue and 3rd St. for a police request. When TVEMS arrived the crew was cleared from the scene.

Engine 61 dispatched to the east side of I-25 between Highway 60 and Highway 56 for a grass fire. The crew searched the area multiple times and found nothing.

Saturday, Dec 9

Engine 61 and Squad 61 responded to Jay Place for a medical. The crew assisted the patient until the arrival of TVEMS. The crew assisted with loading the patient to be transported to the hospital.

Sunday, Dec 10

Engine 61 responded with TVEMS to a medical on 1st St. The crew assisted with assessing the patient and helping to load them into the ambulance for transport to the hospital.

Dec. 11 – 17

Monday, Dec. 11

E61 responded to the 2000 block of Tabor Street for a medical call. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient history and walked the patient to the ambulance.

Citizens assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Tuesday, Dec. 12

Engine 61 dispatched to the 2000 block of River Glen Drive for a medical. TVEMS arrived on scene and the patient was transported to a local hospital.

Engine 62 responded to the 4000 block of Hoot Owl Drive for a man who had fallen and needed a lift assist.

E62 arrived on scene in the 400 block of Country Road and was immediately canceled by TVEMS.

Squad 61 and Engine 61 responded to the 800 block of Longview Avenue for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew retrieved the cot from the ambulance. The patient was loaded for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 responded to the 200 block of Springhill Lane for an odor inside a residence. The owner said that there was a propane smell coming from her enclosed porch. The propane fire pit had a faulty bottle that was leaking propane past the closed valve and into the enclosed porch. The bottle was removed and the porch was aired out. While the porch was airing out, the crew cleared the rest of the house with the 4- gas detector with nothing found.

Wednesday, Dec. 13

Squad 61 responded to the 20000 Weld Cty Road 1 for a medical. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Thursday, December 14

No calls

Friday, Dec. 15

Citizens assist to the 200 block of 10th Street for replacing batteries in all the smoke detectors.

Engine 61 responded to the 100 block of Keep Circle for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew retrieved the cot from the ambulance.

Citizens assist at Station 1 for a car seat check.

Engine 61 and Squad 61 responded to a motor vehicle accident on County Road 15A and County Road 4E. A single vehicle was found with moderate damage and appeared to have rolled. The driver, the only occupant, was not injured. The crew cleared the road debris.

Engine 626 was dispatched to an unconfirmed wildland fire in the area of North Larimer County Road 31. The crew found a controlled burn and the owner had a burn permit.

Berthoud Fire assisted a citizen on 10th St. with replacing batteries in their smoke detectors.

Squad 61 assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Cooperland Blvd. The patient was transported.

Squad and Engine 61 responded to Elm Drive for a medical call. The crew assisted with loading the patient to be transported.

Engine 62 responded with TVEMS to a medical on West Larimer County Road 4. The patient was transported to the hospital.

Engine 61 responded to a reported grass fire near Highway 56 and Weld County Road 7. The crew was unable to locate a fire.

Saturday, Dec. 16

Engine 62 and TVEMS responded to a medical on Lake Hollow Road. The patient was transported to the hospital.

Engine 61 responded to Interstate 25 for a motor vehicle accident. This was a 2-vehicle accident with minor damage and no injuries.

Engine 61 was dispatched to Willow St. for a medical. The crew helped with the patient care until the arrival of TVEMS.

Sunday, Dec 17

Units were dispatched to Interstate 25 for a motor vehicle accident. This was a two-vehicle accident, one was unoccupied and parked on the interstate. The second vehicle had rolled but the driver was uninjured. Engine 61 remained on scene to provide traffic control.

Squad 61 responded to a person who had fallen on 1st St. The crew assisted TVEMS.

Engine 61 and Squad 61 responded to the intersection of 5th St. and Franklin Ave for a vehicle fire. The crew found a single passenger vehicle with the motor compartment on fire. Engine 61 extinguished the fire. The vehicle was turned over to the owner.

Squad 61 responded to a medical call on Mayo Court. The patient was transported to the hospital.

Squad 61 and Engine 61 were dispatched to Willow Drive for a medical call. The patient was transported to the hospital.

Engine 61 responded to a reported gas leak on 4th St. The occupant stated that he smelled gas and that his smoke detector had activated.  The investigation revealed normal conditions inside and outside of the residence. The occupant was briefed to call 911 if the problem happened again.

December 18 – 24

No Report

 

Dec. 25-31

Monday, Dec. 25

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to the 2000 block of Sunshine Court for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and LFRA were dispatched to a commercial fire in the 1000 block of Eagle Dr. The crews were able to extinguish the fire and there were no signs of extension exterior or interior.

Tuesday, Dec. 26

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 700 block of 2nd Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 was dispatched to 18800 Weld County Road 5 for a grass/landscape fire. Engine 61 found an agricultural burn that appeared to be out of control. Due to high wind conditions, and high chance of the fire spreading, Engine 61 coordinated with Mountain View Engine to extinguish the fire.

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to the 2000 block of Prairestar Dr. for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 400 block of Meadowlark Dr. for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Wednesday, Dec. 27

Berthoud Fire was dispatched to 1700 block of Mount Meeker Ave for an exterior gas leak. Engine 61 found a gas line that was hit by an excavator, all equipment was off, and all workers were in a safe area away from the gas leak. The scene was turned over to Xcel Energy.

Engine 62 was dispatched to the 200 block of West County Rd 10E for a bonfire. LCSO units were on scene and the crew extinguished the illegal bonfire.

Citizens assist in the 2400 block of Tabor Street for smoke detectors.

Engine 62 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 1800 block of Preserve Dr. for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Thursday, Dec. 28

Citizens assist with car seat installation at Station 1.

Engine 62 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 500 block of Kansas Avenue for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to the 20000 block of Weld County Rd 3 for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 responded to the 2000 block of Tabor Street for a residential fire. The homeowner reported there was light smoke in the house from cooking. 

Friday, Dec. 29

No Calls

Saturday, Dec. 30

Berthoud Fire responded to the 1200 block of Sun River Rd for a structure fire. The crews found a couple of cardboard boxes that had caught fire and damaged a 2 foot by 6-foot area of siding. The fire was completely out upon the arrival of fire units. The crews removed the siding to clean wood and to confirm the garage did not have any extension into the interior. With no discernable materials found and the fire extinguished, the crews were cleared from the scene.

Citizens assist smoke detectors in the 1500 block of Alpine Avenue.

Squad 61 and TVEMS responded to 500 Windom Peak Lane for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 responded to the area of Serenity Ridge at the request of LCSO for a bonfire. Engine 61 arrived on scene to find deputies monitoring a small fire in a 10 foot by 10-foot fire pit. The deputies stated the fire was started by partiers. The crews extinguished the fire and ensured all debris was wet.

Sunday, Dec. 31

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to mile marker 250 for motor vehicle accident with injuries in the north bound lane. The crews did a full sweep of the surrounding area with no other persons found. The only hazard on scene was coolant on the ground from the truck. Engine 61 stayed on scene to provide blocking for the tow truck. LCSO remained on scene to investigate.

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to 1200 Vantage Parkway for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

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