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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Berthoud Fire Calls: March/April 2021

 

 

 

 

March 1-7

Monday, March 1

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of 4th Street for a fall victim. A 59-year-old male needed a lift assist.

Squad 62 dispatched to the 500 block of Redwood Circle for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Engine 61 responded to the intersection of Heron Lakes Drive and Sugarloaf Road for a cut gas line. An excavator was digging out a foundation; the crew located the cut line and the area was cleared. Engine 61 remained on scene with the protection line until Xcel was able to clamp off the gas line. The scene was then turned over to Xcel.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 5000 block of W. Cty Road 8E for a medical stage. Once LCSO assessed the situation and gave the code to enter, the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Tuesday, March 2

Engine 61 responded to the 500 block of Nesting Eagles Way for a 40-year-old man who was sick. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 100 block of E. Indiana Avenue for a 19-year-old female not feeling well. EMS started to package her for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 responded to the 1000 block of Vantage Drive for smoke alarms going off. The house was checked, and it was discovered that the highest readings were coming from the area of the hot water heater and furnace. The crew discovered that the fresh air inlet for the tankless hot water heater was blocked from the outside by a grill cover. The cover and the area around the intake and discharge pipes were cleared, and the CO in the house stared to drop significantly. Engine 61 remained on scene until the readings were back to normal, and the family was let back into the home.

Wednesday, March 3

Engine 61 responded to the 1000 block of Tundra Avenue for smoke alarms activated. The crew did a complete inspection of the structure and found nothing. No readings or signs of CO, smoke, or fire were detected in the home on the air monitoring system. The smoke detectors were tested and reset; all detectors were functioning properly. Home was turned back over to homeowner who was advised to replace all batteries.

Thursday, March 4

Engine 61 responded to the 500 block of Redwood Circle for an unauthorized burn. The homeowner stated he had a fire in a fire pit in the backyard. The crew located a small smoldering fire in an unapproved fire pit. The homeowner was very cooperative and immediately extinguished the fire with a water source that he had nearby.

Friday, March 5

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

Saturday, March 6

BFPD dispatched to the 2600 block of S County Road 19 for a residential structure fire. The crew found a active fire in the garage. The crew pulled a line for fire attack and worked to extinguish the fire. The fire was fully extinguished, and crews verified no further extension into the attic or living space of the structure.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 4500 block of Rosewood Drive for a medical. The crews worked with TVEMS on patient care. The patient was loaded into the ambulance and transported to a local hospital.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 2000 block of E Highway 56 for an unresponsive person in a vehicle. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Sunday, March 7

Squad 61 dispatched to the 3400 block of Godwit Drive for a medical. LCSO was on scene and the crews assisted TVEMS with patient assessment. The patient did not want further medical attention or to go the hospital.

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

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 mm249 SB for a motor vehicle accident. This was a multi-vehicle accident with cars blocking one lane and several off on the shoulder. The crews checked the patients for injuries. TVEMS assumed patient care. No patients were transported. The scene was turned over to Colorado State Patrol.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a medical. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS upon their arrival. The patient was walked to a cot and loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

March 8 – 14

Monday, March 8

Squad 62 responded to the 2000 block of Blue Mtn. Avenue for an alarm malfunction. The crew installed 2 smoke alarms from the department until the homeowners were able to obtain and replace alarms from the manufacturer.

Berthoud fire dispatched to the 500 block of Grand Market Avenue for a 43-year-old female with abdominal pain. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading of the patient for transport.

Tuesday, March 9

Squad 61 responded to Love’s Travel Stop for a 19-year-old male fainting. TVEMS arrived and took over patient care. The patient was loaded and transported to a local hospital.

Citizens assist at Station 2 for a car seat installation.

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of 4th Street for a lift assist to a 59-year-old man.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 900 block of Welch Avenue for an 81-year-old woman with abdominal pain. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care. The patient was packaged and loaded for transport to a local hospital.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 200 block of E. Colorado Avenue for heart problems. Once TVEMS arrived the patient was loaded and transported.

Wednesday, March 10

No calls

Thursday, March 11

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of Blue Bell Road for breathing problems. TVEMS arrived and command was turned over to them. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Berthoud Fire dispatched to the 1000 block of 4th Street for a 75-year-old woman with breathing problems.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1000 block of Stoneseed Street for a 30-year-old man having a seizure. The crew obtained vital signs. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care. The patient was packaged for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 responded to the 2000 block of Tabor Street for a 20-year-old female with diabetic problems. TVEMS personnel made the decision to transport the patient to a local hospital. The crew assisted with loading of the patient.

Friday, March 12

Squad 61 dispatched to the 200 block of W County Road 10E for a law enforcement request for medical. They found a 58-year-old male with a contusion. The patient was evaluated and did not want further medical attention or to be transported to the hospital.

Saturday, March 13

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

Squad 61 dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a law enforcement assist. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient was walked to the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

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

Sunday, March 16

Squad 61 dispatched to the 600 block of Welch Avenue for power lines down. A tree branch that had broken off and was lying on the garage roof with the power line under the branch.  The crew contacted PVREA and advised the homeowner to stay indoors until the power was restored.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 200 block of Dorothy Drive for an allergic reaction. The crew completed an initial patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS. Command was turned over to TVEMS.

Engine 61 responded to the 600 block of E County Road 8 for a commercial alarm fire. The crew made access to the building and found that the building had lost power at time of alarm. The building was checked, and no hazards were found. The property was turned back over to the homeowner.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 2700 block of Heron Lakes Parkway for an inside gas odor. The crew found elevated levels of CO in the basement. The homeowner and crew found the fresh air/vent on the side of the house was covered in snow. The snow was cleared away and CO levels were continued to be monitored. The levels began dropping, and the home was turned back over to the homeowner.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 200 block of Hubbell Street for a CO alarm. The crew entered the home with the air monitoring equipment and found no elevated levels. The detectors and batteries were checked and reset. The crew stayed on scene to monitor the atmosphere and detectors. After 15 minutes, the atmosphere in the house remained clear of hazards and detectors were operating in a normal state.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1700 block of Wales Drive for a CO alarm. The crew entered the home with the gas monitor and found no elevated levels of CO. One unit was found to be faulty, and a new battery was installed.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1500 block of Mount Meeker Avenue for an inside gas odor. The crew checked the house with the monitoring equipment and found no elevated levels. A slight odor was detected in the basement. The crew had the homeowner relit the pilot light on the hot water heater, and the furnace breaker was reset. All appliances worked and there was no further odor.

Engine 616 dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for wires down/arcing lines. The crew located the arcing wire. No fire was found. The crew notified Xcel Energy of the issue.

March 15-21

Monday, March 15

Squad 61 responded to the 3000 block of Robin Court for reports of Carbon Monoxide. The homeowner stated that their power went out earlier because of the storm. They ran a propane heater in the home for 45 minutes until the CO alarm started to alert. The crew entered the structure with gas monitor and found no CO in the building.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 300 block of 8th Street for a 72-year-old man who needed to be transported to a local hospital. The crew shoveled a path through the snow so the patient could walk to the ambulance.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 1000 block of 4th Street for an 88-year-old woman who was not feeling well. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

BC-61 responded to the Love’s Travel Stop for a 42-year-old man with chest pains. Once TVEMS arrived and took over patient care, BC-61 cleared scene.

Engine 623 responded to the 1000 block of Rancho Way for a 63-year-old woman who had fallen. TVEMS arrived on scene and took over patient care. The patient was packaged and placed into the ambulance for transport.

Tuesday, March 16

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a 30-year-old woman who was having chest pains. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 responded to the 800 block of Pyramid Peak Street for a 73-year-old woman who had fallen and could not get up. The patient complained of shoulder pain. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 200 block of E. Indiana Avenue for a 11-year-old girl who had been sledding and hit a tree. The patient was loaded into the ambulance and transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 responded to the 100 block of E. Indiana Avenue for an 89-year-old woman who had fallen in the driveway. TVEMS assumed patient care at which time the patient was loaded into the ambulance.

Engine 62 responded to the 200 block of S. Larimer County 21 for an 88-year-old woman having blood pressure issues. Engine 62 arrived on scene and started to obtain vitals. TVEMS arrived and patient care was transferred. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 300 block of 8th Street for an 86-year-old woman who had fallen. Squad 61 assisted with moving the patient into the ambulance for transport.

Wednesday, March 17

BFPD responded to the 300 block of Hubbell Street for a 91-year-old man who needed a lift assist.

BFPD dispatched to the 800 block of Windchime Court for a 16-year-old female having a seizure. TVEMS assumed patient care, at which time the crew retrieved the cot for transport.

Squad 61 responded to the 300 block of Hubbell Street for assistance in packaging the patient for transport to a local hospital.

BFPD dispatched to the 100 block of Willow Circle Drive for a 40-year-old woman who needed to be transported to a local hospital. Squad 61 and Engine 61 assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 3000 block of Fairways Drive for a 55-year-old man with severe hip pain. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Thursday, March 18

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of E. Iowa Avenue for a 50-year-old woman who had fallen. The crew obtained vitals. TVEMS arrived, and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

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

Engine 62 dispatched to the 200 block of S. County Road 21 for an 88-year-old woman who was unconscious. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Squad 61 dispatched to the area of 5th and Bimson to assist LCSO and TVEMS with loading a patient for transport to a local hospital.

Friday, March 19          

Squad 61 dispatched to the 300 block of Colorado Avenue for a medical assist. The crew evaluated the patient and obtained vital signs. TVEMS arrived, and the patient walked to the ambulance for further evaluation.

Saturday, March 20

Citizen assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Engine 62 responded to the 500 block of E. Highway 56 for a tree down into power lines. The crew evaluated the scene and found the tree down on communication lines. No hazards were present. The homeowner reported it to the phone company.

Sunday, March 21

BFPD dispatched to the intersection of Singing Waters and County Road 4 for an unconscious female inside a vehicle. The crew and LCSO determined that forced entry into the vehicle was needed. Once entry was made into the vehicle, the patient was transferred to a cot and placed into the ambulance for transport. BFPD remained on scene to assist LCSO with getting the vehicle off the road.

BFPD dispatched to I-25 mm254 NB for a motor vehicle accident. Command assigned BFPD to move the disabled vehicle out of the way in order to get one lane of traffic re-opened. Once moved, the crew worked to clean up all debris. BFPD was then cleared by command.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 3600 block of Bellaire Avenue for a person with chest pains. TVEMS assumed patient care. Patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

March 22 – 28

Monday, March 22

Squad 61 responded to the 18000 block of County Road 3 for a patient who had fallen. The crew found the patient in a chair. She stated she had fallen but had gotten herself back up. The crew assisted TVEMS in assessing the patient for injuries. The patient refused transport.

BFPD dispatched to the 1600 block of Celeste Lane for an outside gas leak. Sn Xcel Energy representative who was on site stated that the gas meter was leaking. The crew shut off the main gas valve and the leak stopped. The crew checked for other pockets of gas settling around the house and found none. With an Xcel crew in route, the scene was turned over to the Xcel representative on site.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 300 block of Hubbell Avenue for a 91-year-old man who had fallen. The patient was on the ground, conscious and breathing. The crew assisted the patient up and to be seated. TVEMS completed patient assessment. The patient was then loaded for transport to a local hospital.

Tuesday, March 23

Engine 61 responded to the 3400 block of Woodcock Street for an 81-year-old man who had fallen. The patient was back in his wheelchair when the crew arrived. The crew assisted TVEMS with evaluating the patient for injuries. The patient refused transport.

Wednesday, March 24

Berthoud Tender 61 dispatched to the 6400 block of N Taft Avenue for a transformer on fire. Command notified the crew to search for a hydrant and water refill area for tender operations. The supply group supervisor then requested that Tender 61 supply water to the portable pond for fire attack operations. The crew then unloaded water into a portable pond. The transformer fire was suppressed to a point where tender operations were no longer needed.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1200 block of Cedar Drive for a 47-year-old man who had fallen. The patient was evaluated by the crew and TVEMS. The patient was loaded into the ambulance and transported to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 21000 block of County Road 7 for breathing problems. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient assessment and loading the patient for transport.

Thursday, March 25

Engine 61 responded to the 800 block of Jay Place for a law enforcement request for medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 20000 block of Weld County Road 1 for an unconscious patient. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient care. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 500 block of N County Road 21 for a medical. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient evaluation and loading the patient for transport.

Friday, March 26

BFPD dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a sick person. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 700 block of 3rd Street for diabetic problems. The crew evaluated the patient and transferred care to TVEMS.

Saturday, March 27

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 mm250 SB for a two-vehicle accident. The crew checked occupants for injuries. One occupant reported injuries and was loaded into the ambulance for transport. The scene was turned over to Colorado State Patrol.

Engine 61 dispatched to the area of the 1700 block of E Highway 56 for a medical. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS. The patient walked to the ambulance and was transported to a local hospital.

Engine 62 responded to the 2800 block of Lake Hollow Road for a lift assist.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 2200 block of Elmwood Street for a sick person. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew brought in the cot and then was cleared by TVEMS.

Sunday, March 28

Engine 62 dispatched to the 8800 block of N County Line Road for a 57-year-old woman with low blood pressure. The crew assessed the patient and transferred care to TVEMS. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 300 block of Hubbell Street for a sick person. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS upon their arrival. The crew assisted with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 responded to the 2800 block of Night Sky Drive for a lift assist.

March 29-31

Monday, March 29

No Calls

Tuesday, March 30

Engine 62 responded to the 3000 block of Harmony Court for a 67-year-old male with a nosebleed that would not stop. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Wednesday, March 31

Engine 62 was dispatched to the 2000 block of Doyle Drive for a 22-year-old female with breathing problems. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Berthoud Fire responded to the intersection of Hwy 287 and Horseshoe Circle for a 2-vehicle accident with moderate damage. One person was transported to a local hospital. The crew checked the vehicles for hazards and cleared the roadway.

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

Engine 62 was dispatched to the 2000 block of Jones Place for a cut gas line outside. Once Xcel Energy arrived the line was clamped, stopping the leak.

 

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