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Berthoud Fire Calls: February 2021

Berthoud Fire Protection District

Incident Report

February 1-7

Monday, Feb. 1

Citizen assist to the 600 block of Pyramid Peak Street to change smoke detector batteries. The homeowner was advised that new detectors were needed as the old ones had exceeded their recommended lifespan.

Engine 61 responded to the 2100 block of S. Garfield Avenue for a lift assist.

Citizen assist for a car seat installation at Station 2.

Tuesday, Feb. 2

Squad 61 dispatched to the 400 block of Cheyenne Drive for an 88-year-old female with breathing problems. TVEMS assumed patient care, at which time the patient was loaded and transported to a local hospital.

Squad 61 responded to the 2100 block of Charro Avenue for an 86-year-old female who had fallen and needed a lift assist.

Wednesday, Feb. 3

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

Thursday, Feb. 4

BC 61 responded to a structure fire in the 400 block of Anita Drive SW in Loveland. He was assigned Safety Officer and to conduct a complete check. The fire was a small electrical fire that was extinguished within seconds of entry. BC 61 was cleared from the call.

Engine 61 responded to Hwy 287 and Berthoud Parkway for a 2-vehicle accident with minor damage. Engine 61 blocked traffic and checked for hazards. TVEMS assumed patient care and reported no injuries from either vehicle. The scene was turned over to Larimer Cty Sheriff.

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

Friday, Feb. 5

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

Engine 61 witnessed a single vehicle lose its front right tire while turning onto Mountain Avenue from 2nd Street. The driver was checked for injuries and had none. The scene was turned over to LCSO.

Saturday, Feb. 6

Squad 61 dispatched to the Love’s Travel Stop for a sick person. The crew located the patient and assisted them into the ambulance for further evaluation.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 700 block of E Highway 56 for a law enforcement request for medical. The crew took medical care with TVEMS. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 mm249 NB for a motor vehicle accident. Colorado State Patrol was on scene with a single vehicle in the median that appeared to have been rolled. The crew assessed both patients. Patient care was transferred to TVEMS. One patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Sunday, Feb. 7

Squad 61 dispatched to the 600 block of Great Basin for a 78-year-old woman with an injured hip. TVEMS assumed patient care.

BFPD dispatched to the 300 block of Hubbell Street for a cardiac arrest. The crew performed CPR. TVEMS arrived on scene and patient care was transferred. The patient began breathing on their own and was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

BFPD dispatched to the 800 block of Jay Place for a medical. The crew began patient care and transferred to TVEMS upon their arrival.

Engine 62 responded to the 5100 block of W County Road 14 for an 82-year-old woman with chest pain. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient assessment. The scene was turned over to TVEMS.

Feb. 8-14

Monday, Feb. 8

Engine 62 responded to the 4000 block of Meining Road for a lift assist.

Tuesday, Feb. 9

Engine 62 dispatched to the 3000 block of Arleigh Drive for an 85-year old woman not feeling well. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew was cleared and returned to quarters.

Engine 61 responded to the 3000 block of Heron Lakes Parkway for a cut gas line. The gas utility company clamped the line.

Engine 62 responded to the 3000 block of Arleigh Drive for a sick person. TVEMS assumed patient care at which time the patient was not transported.

 Squad 61 dispatched to the Falcons Landing RV Park for a man having seizures. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Wednesday, Feb. 10

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a 63-year old man with abdominal pain. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Thursday, Feb. 11

Engine 61 responded to I-25 for a fully involved vehicle fire. Lane #1 was shut down, and the fire was extinguished. The scene was then turned over to Colorado State Patrol.

Berthoud Fire dispatched to the 700 block of 3rd Street for a 54-year old woman with diabetic problems. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient was packaged for transport to a local hospital.

Friday, Feb. 12

Engine 62 dispatched to the 2400 block of W County Road 6 for a CO alarm. The crew made entry with the air monitoring equipment and found slightly elevated levels. After investigation it was determined that the heater was venting properly to the outside, but the wind was driving the vented gasses back in through a louvered covering over a window. The window was sealed with plywood by the representing party. Engine 62 cleared the scene.

Squad 61 was responded to the 700 block of 5th Street for a lift assist.

Saturday, Feb. 13

Engine 61 dispatched to the 1100 block of W County Road 14 for a commercial fire alarm. They found an open sprinkler head in one of the units. The crew accessed the riser room and shut the water off to the sprinkler system. The sprinkler company was contacted, and the scene was turned over to the building manager.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 1900 block of 1st Street for a motor vehicle accident. A single vehicle had gone off the road and struck a power pole. The crew controlled hazards on the vehicle. TVEMS assumed patient care. The scene was turned over to LCSO.

Engine 61 responded to I-25 mm 251 for a single-motor vehicle accident. They found the vehicle up against the guard wires with only light damage. The crew checked the vehicle for hazards, and the patient for injuries. No injuries were reported.

Squad 61 responded to the 1700 block of Exeter Street for a medical. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient evaluation. TVEMS took over patient care and cleared Squad 61 from the scene.

Sunday, Feb. 14

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 mm249 NB for a single-vehicle accident. The vehicle was on a guard rail with the occupant standing outside. The driver reported no injuries. The crew checked for hazards and found none. Engine 61 remained on scene to provide traffic control until the car was towed.

 Engine 62 dispatched to the 5100 block of Sherman Drive for a 68-year old woman who was sick. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 800 block of Birdie Drive for breathing problems. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient evaluation. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 300 block of S. 8th Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. Patient refused transport.

Feb. 15-21

Monday, February 15

Engine 61 responded to the 300 block of 42nd Street SW for a fire alarm activation. The crew used the thermal imaging camera, and no source of heat or smoke was found. After investigation, it was determined that system was malfunctioning.

Squad 61 responded to the 800 block of Jay Place for a 62-year-old woman who had fallen down the stairs and hurt her knee. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Tuesday, February 16

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

Engine 62 responded to a commercial fire alarm at the Heron Point Apartments. The maintenance person stated a sprinkler had broken. The sprinkler system was shut-off and drained. The building was turned back over to Heron Point Maintenance.

Citizen assist to the 1000 block of Murrlet Street to change smoke detector batteries.

Wednesday, February 17

Squad 62 dispatched to the 4000 block of Sedona Hills Drive for a 70-year-old man not feeling well. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Thursday, February 18

Squad 61 responded to the 4000 block of S. Iowa Avenue for a 57-year-old woman with 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 67-year-old male having chest pains. Patient care was transferred to TVEMS. The patient was transported to a local hospital.

Engine 62 responded to Larimer County Road 6 for a single motor vehicle accident with light damage. All parties were out with no injuries. The scene was turned over to Larimer County Sheriff, and Engine 62 cleared the scene.

Engine 61 responded to I-25 mm 251 NB for a single vehicle rollover with several people standing outside of the vehicle. Colorado State Patrol was on scene. TVEMS checked the occupants reporting no injuries to all parties. The crew checked for hazards and found none. Scene was then turned over to CSP.

Engine 61 dispatched for a smoke investigation in the 800 block of 7th Street. The crew found small wood materials in a barrel with a cover on it. The homeowner was contacted and informed them to be courteous about his neighbors. If it started to generate smoke they were to extinguish the fire.

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of Welch Avenue for a medical. They found a 26-year-old female in labor. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient was packaged for transport to a local hospital.

Friday, February 19

Squad 61 responded to the 300 block of Victoria Street for a 34-year-old man with abdominal pain. Patient was found doubled over in the middle of the street. TVEMS arrived on scene and took over patient care. The patient was able to walk to the ambulance at which time he was transported.

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

Saturday, February 20

Citizen assist at Station 2 for a car seat installation.

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

Engine 62 dispatched to the 5100 block of Sherman Drive for a medical assist to a 68-year-old woman. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Squad 61 responded to the 800 block of Jay Place and assisted TVEMS with transferring a patient into their home after they had returned from the hospital.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 5100 block of W County Road 14 for an 82-year-old woman who was sick. TVEMS assumed patient care. Patient was not transported.

Sunday, Feb. 21

Squad 61 dispatched to the 2800 block of Urban Place for a 28-year-old woman having a seizure. The patient was alert and oriented. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient was walked to the cot and loaded for transport.

Feb. 22-28

Monday, February 22

Squad 61 responded to the 3400 block of Woodcock Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. Patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

BFPD dispatched to the 1000 block of Mountain Avenue for a vehicle fire. A vehicle had hit a tree and was fully involved with fire. All parties were out of the vehicle, and TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew began fire attack and fully extinguished the fire. One patient was transported to a local hospital. The scene was turned over to LCSO and Town of Berthoud Streets Department. Read More

Tuesday, February 23

Squad 61 dispatched to the 800 block of Jay Place for a medical. The crew assisted TVEMS with packaging and loading the patient for transport.

Squad 62 dispatched to the 4000 block of Bennet Road for a 77-year-old woman who was unconscious. Patient care was transferred to TVEMS. The crew assisted with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport.

Wednesday, February 24

Squad 61 responded to the 700 block of Bruce Drive for a person with abdominal pain. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

BFPD dispatched to the 1400 block of W Highway 56 for a motor vehicle accident with injuries. There were two vehicles with moderate damage and all parties were out of the vehicles. Both drivers were assessed for injuries and reported none. Engine 61 remained on scene to provide traffic control until cleared by LCSO.

Citizen came to Station 2 reporting a vehicle had slid off of the road on the north side of W County Road 8. Squad 62 made contact with the vehicle passengers and helped push the vehicle back on the road. Once the vehicle was safely back on the road, Squad 62 cleared the scene.

Thursday, February 25

No calls

Friday, February 26

Squad 61 dispatched to the 200 block of W County Road 10E for a medical. The patient was evaluated and refused medical transport.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a 78-year-old man with back pain. TVEMS evaluated the patient. The crew assisted loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 3400 block of Fairways Drive for a law enforcement request for medical. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS. The patient was loaded for transport to a local hospital.

Saturday, February 27

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1700 block of 1st Street for back pain. TVEMS handled patient care and cleared Squad 61 from the scene.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 600 block of Sundown Court for a patient who had fallen. The crew assessed the patient. TVEMS arrived on scene, evaluated the patient, and determined that transport was not needed.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 700 block of Mount Massive Street for a 72-year-old woman with diabetic problems. The crew evaluated the patient and transferred care to TVEMS upon their arrival. The patient was loaded for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a law enforcement request for medical. TVEMS handled patient care. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Sunday, February 28

Engine 61 dispatched to the 3400 block of Woodcock Street for a 34-year-old man with chest pain.  TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient refused transport and stated he would be taken to the hospital by other means.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 1500 block of W County Road 2E for an unconfirmed wildland fire. There was a medium size wood pile on fire near a tractor. The fire was not spreading or threatening the tractor and was being attended to by the property owner. The crew notified the property owner about the need to have a Larimer County burn permit and asked that the fire be extinguished. The property owner extinguished the fire and stated they would obtain a burn permit in the future.

Squad 61 responded to the 300 block of E Colorado Avenue for a 90-year-old woman who was sick. The crew evaluated the patient and transferred care to TVEMS.

 

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