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Berthoud Fire Calls: February 2023

 

February 1 – February 5

Wednesday, February 1

Squad 61 dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a patient with a broken hip. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew obtained a cot from the ambulance for patient transport. Patient was secured to the cot, loaded into the ambulance, and transported to a local hospital.

Engine 61 responded to the 300 block of 42nd Street SW for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew walked the patient to the pram outside and packaged her for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to the Hamilton Park Apts. for a patient who had fallen. The crew found the patient on the floor complaining of left knee and hip pain. The crew retrieved the cot and assisted TVEMS with loading the patient for transport.

Thursday, February 2

Berthoud Fire responded for a structure fire at an abandoned school that was being torn down in Johnstown. Heavy smoke appeared to be coming from the cafeteria area. Engine 61 was assigned to overhaul, and BC-61 performed Incident Safety Officer duties on scene. Once overhaul was complete, all Berthoud units were cleared from the scene.

Engine 62 responded to the 1000 block of Legacy Heights Drive for a patient who had fallen. The crew obtained the pram from the ambulance and brought it inside the home. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 responded to I-25 for a 2-vehicle accident in which the vehicles had been moved to Love’s Travel Stop. The driver of the pick-up truck was complaining of neck, back and right wrist pain. He was loaded into the ambulance and transported. The semi driver reported no injury and no hazards.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 15000 block of Parrish Road for a patient having a seizure. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew helped with packaging the patient for transport.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 1000 block of Moser Court for a person having breathing problems. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient onto the cot.

Friday, February 3

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to I-25 South bound for a 2-car accident. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading one patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Saturday, February 4

Engine 62 and TVEMS responded to a Lift assist in the 4000 block of Arleigh Dr.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the intersection of Highway 56 and 287 for a motor vehicle accident with injuries. The crew assisted TVEMS loading one patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to north bound I-25 for a fuel spill. A tractor-trailer had leaked fuel from the passenger saddle tank. The crew stopped the leak with wax ring material and turned scene over to CSP and the tow truck driver.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 2300 block of Horseshoe Circle for a reported structure fire. However, the crew could see it was a large slash pile and downgraded the response to a controlled burn without a permit. The property owner was educated on following the burn permit process.

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to a medical in the 600 block of Weld County Rd. The crew assisted TVEMS with gathering patient information. Patient was loaded for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to a medical in the 1300 block of 4th St. Both crews helped the patient walk to the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Sunday, February 5

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 800 block of Prairiestar Dr for a medical. The crew assisted TVEMS with gathering patient information. Patient was loaded for transport to a local hospital.

February 6 – 12

Monday, February 6

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of Alpine Avenue for a patient with breathing problems. The patient was found upstairs and the crew began evaluating and obtaining vitals. TVEMS arrived on scene and took over command. The patient decided not to be transported to the hospital, and Squad 61 and TVEMS cleared the scene.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1000 block of Wales Drive for a patient having chest pains. At the recommendation of TVEMS the patient was transported to a local hospital.

Citizens assist at Station 2 for two car seat installations.

Squad 61 responded to the 400 block of 42nd Street SW for a patient with chest pains. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Tuesday, February 7

Berthoud Fire responded to the Berthoud Care and Rehab for a medical.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1000 block of 1st Street for a patient with abdominal pain. Based on the evaluation by TVEMS and the request of the patient, he was transported to a local hospital.

Engine 61 responded to the 200 block of S. 3rd Street for an inside gas odor. Homeowner indicated the stove had accidentally been left on, but not lit. The crew found no elevated readings but could smell natural gas. The stove was found, and the house was opened for ventilation. Once the smell of natural gas was no longer detectable, the crew secured ventilation and closed the house up.

Engine 61 went to Raising Daisies Daycare on Bunyan Avenue for a public education event. The crew conducted public education activities with all 3 classes with direct supervision from staff.

E-61 dispatched to Cty Road 4E and Highway 287 for a fully involved passenger vehicle. A bumper line was pulled to the engine compartment and the fire was extinguished.

Engine 61 responded to the intersection of Mountain Avenue and Berthoud Parkway for a 2-vehicle accident. Both vehicles had heavy damage, with a white pick-up on its top. TVEMS arrived on scene and took over patient care. One patient was transported. The crew assisted LCSO with debris clean-up.

Wednesday, February 8

Engine 61 responded to the 600 block of S. 9th Street for a person who had fallen. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew helped with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and BC 61 were dispatched to the 2000 block of Horseshoe Circle for a fire alarm. However, nothing was showing at the structure. The crew rang the doorbell and was greeted by the homeowner who said they had burned something on the stove. The crew inspected the area and put the burnt pot of food outside. The alarm system was reset, and the crew began to ventilate the residual smoke from the residence. All units were cleared, and the residence was left with the homeowner.

Engine 62 responded to the 1000 block of Vantage Parkway for a patient with abdominal pain. TVEMS arrived on scene and assumed patient care. The crew was able to get the cot into the living room and the patient was loaded for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 3000 block of Tranquility Way for a person with abdominal pain. The crew assisted TVEMS with assessing the patient. The patient was walked to the ambulance for transport.

Squad 61 and TVEMS responded to the 100 block of E. Iowa Avenue for person who had fallen and needed a lift assist.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 5000 block of Soaring Peaks Drive for a person with abdominal pain. TVEMS assumed patient care and the patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Thursday, February 9

Squad 61 responded to the 21000 block of Weld Cty Road 1 for a medical. The crew assisted TVEMS with obtaining patient history and vitals. The crew and TVEMS moved the patient onto the cot and loaded him into the ambulance.

Friday, February 10

Citizens assist to change batteries in smoke detectors in the 1000 block of Murrlet Street. The crew met with the homeowner and changed six batteries in six detectors. All the smoke detectors were within the 10-year date.

Station 1 received a phone call regarding chirping smoke detectors in the 500 block of Canyonlands Street. Squad 61 went to assist. The crew changed 2 batteries in 2 detectors. All the smoke detectors were within the 10-year date. They also found 1 smoke detector downstairs that the homeowner was unaware was there. The homeowner was going to change the batteries herself.

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of Wales Drive for a 69-year-old man with heart problems. TVEMS assumed patient care and the patient was loaded for transport to a local hospital.

Saturday, February 11

Engine 61, LFRA and TVEMS were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover accident at 15200 North 107th Street. Boulder County Deputies were on scene when the crews arrived. Two men were in custody as another had fled on foot. The crews aided TVEMS with both men to be transported to a local hospital. Engine 61 stayed on scene to assist with the lighting while BCD continued to search for the other occupant.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to a medical in the 100 block of Arapahoe Ave. Engine 61 assisted TVEMS with patient care and loaded the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to a medical in the 200 block of 2nd St. TVEMS took over patient care. Patient refused transport to a local hospital.

Sunday, February 12

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to a 2-vehicle accident on Highway 287. CSP Troopers were on scene when the crews arrived. LFRA and TVEMS continued with patient care as Engine 61 was no longer needed.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 700 block of Gateway Park Ln for a medical. TVEMS assessed patient care. E-61 retrieved the cot for patient to be loaded and transported to a local hospital.

 

February 13 – 19

Monday, February 13

Engine 62 responded to the 4000 block of S. Larimer County Road 29 for a patient that needed a lift assist.

BC-61 responded to a car fire at the intersection of S. Berthoud Parkway and Mountain Avenue. There was a single vehicle, no active fire. It appeared to have been extinguished prior to arrival by a dry chemical extinguisher. A small area of insulation under the hood was found smoking. E-61 used a pressurized water extinguisher to fully extinguish the insulation.

Berthoud Fire dispatched to the Berthoud Care and Rehab in the 800 block of Franklin Avenue for a fire alarm activation. There were no signs of fire and no evacuations. The alarm was reset.

Citizens assist at Station 1 for a car seat check.

E-61 responded to the 800 block of Longview Avenue for a man who had fallen and hit his head. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew helped with packaging the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Tuesday, February 14

Engine 62 responded to the 400 block of Goose Hollow Road for a person who needed a lift assist.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed command, and the crew helped with packaging the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 responded to the 2000 block of Heron Lakes Parkway for a person who had fallen off a ladder. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 62 responded to the 1000 block of W. County Road 10E for a lift assist.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1000 block of 4th Street for a 54-year-old woman with heart problems. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew helped with packaging the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a person with chest pains. TVEMS and S61 did a patient assessment, and the patient was transported to a local hospital.

Wednesday, February 15

Squad 61 arrived at Love’s Travel Stop for a person who had fallen. TVEMS arrived on scene and assumed patient care. The crew assisted with placing the patient on the cot for transport.

Engine 61 responded to the 3000 block of Cottonwood Lane for a person who had fallen. The crew aided with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Thursday, February 16

Squad 61 dispatched to Wilford Road for a patient that had fallen and needed a lift assist.

Engine 61 responded to the 800 block of Mt. Massive for a service call. The homeowner had locked herself out of her house. The crew approached the back patio window and jiggled the window around enough for it to slide open. The homeowner made entry and was advised to contact a locksmith to remove the stuck lock.

Friday, February 17

Engine 61 responded to I-25 mm 251 SB for a 4-vehicle accident with no injuries. Colorado State Patrol requested the crew remain on scene until the tow came for the remaining two vehicles.

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to a medical need in the 1000 block of N Berthoud Parkway. TVEMS started patient evaluation. The parents drove the patient to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to a fuel spill less of than 10 gallons on E Highway 56. Transmission fluid was found leaking onto the pavement. Engine 61 placed absorb-all on the ground and contained the leak to under the vehicle.

Saturday, February 18

Engine 62 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 5000 block of Windemere Rd for a person who needed a lift assist.

Sunday, February 19

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 500 block of Ranchland Dr for a medical. The crew did a patient assessment and loaded the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to a medical in the 4000 block of Gary Dr. TVEMS assessed the patient, and E-61 assisted with the cot for transport.

 

February 20-26

Monday, February 20

Engine 61 responded to the 600 block of Lake Avenue for a person who had fallen. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew helped with packaging the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 2000 block of S. County Road 15 for a bonfire. The crew contacted the homeowner, and he indicated that he was trying to burn out the underbrush to prepare for wildland season. He had no tools, water supply, permit, or burn plan, all of which he would need to burn. The crew checked the burned area to ensure the fire was out and the homeowner agreed to lock into legal ways to burn.

Tuesday, February 21

Engine 62 responded to the 2000 block of S. County Road 21 for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient refused transport.

 Engine 62 responded to the 3000 block of Cottonwood Lane for a person who had fallen. The crew was getting vital signs and transferred care to TVEMS. E-62 retrieved the cot from ambulance and the patient was loaded and transported to a local hospital.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a medical. The patient was transported to a local hospital by TVEMS.

SQ 61 responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a patient having chest pains. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Wednesday, February 22

Engine 61 responded to I-25 mm 248 SB for a vehicle accident with injuries. Both occupants wanted to be transferred to a local hospital. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew checked for hazards. The vehicle was off the roadway and flagged.

Squad 61 responded to the 500 block of S. 5th Street for a person who had fallen. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care. The crew aided with packaging the patient for transport.

Thursday, February 23

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to I-25 mm 249 SB for a truck on its side in Lane #3. TVEMS confirmed no injury and cleared the call. The 61 crew found no hazards associated with the vehicle. Colorado State Patrol requested the engine to stay and block until a tow could remove the truck from the interstate.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 200 block of 5th Street for a resident who was unable to walk. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care. The crew helped with loading the patient onto the cot.

Friday, February 24

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 500 block of Mayo Court for an individual who had fallen. The patient was loaded for transport and taken to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to a medical in the 400 block of Welch Ave. TVEMS took over patient care and Squad 61 retrieved the cot to load patient for transport.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 3000 block of Highplains Dr. for assistance with changing a smoke detector. The battery in one smoke detector was changed and the crew confirmed normal operation.

Saturday, February 25

Engine 62 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 4000 block of Meining Rd for a medical. TVEMS took over patient care, and E62 got the cot ready for patient transport.

Sunday, February 26

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to the 2000 block of Tallgrass Ln for a medical. TVEMS assessed patient and E-61 retrieved the cot for transport to a local hospital.

 

February 27 – 28

Monday, February 27

Squad 61 responded to the 800 block of Winding Brook Drive for an individual with chest pains. The person requested to be transported to a local hospital. The crew retrieved the cot from the ambulance and loaded them for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 250-mile marker on I-25 for a car fire. Engine 61 found the disabled vehicle on the south bound off ramp at the 250-mile marker exit. The driver said a road sign blew into the road and cracked his oil pan and caused a little smoke to come from it. The 61-crew applied floor dry to the oil on the ground and confirmed CSP had been notified.

Tuesday, February 28

Squad 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 300 block of Columbine Circle for a person who had fallen. The patient was lifted off the floor and did not request further evaluation or desire to be transported to a hospital.

Squad 61 and TVEMS responded to a medical in the 800 block of Franklin Ave. The crews helped with patient assessment, and the patient was transported to a local hospital.

Squad 61 and TVEMS responded to a medical in the 1700 block of 1st St. The patient refused transportation to a local hospital.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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