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Berthoud Fire Calls: March 2022

March 1 – 6

Tuesday, March 1

Engine 61 responded to the 4000 block of Mountain Vista Court for a 90-year-old man not feeling well. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Squad 61 responded to the 300 block of E. Iowa Avenue for a citizens assist. There were two smoke alarms that were likely to be more than 10 years old. The crew advised the homeowner they would need to be replaced. Once they had the new alarms, they could contact the fire department to come back to install.  

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1000 block of Parkstone Court for an 88-year-old woman with chest pains. The crew assisted TVEMS in obtaining a set of vitals and retrieving the cot from the ambulance. The patient was moved from the basement and into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Wednesday, March 2

No calls

Thursday, March 3

Squad 61 responded to the 3000 block of Heron Lakes Parkway for an 82-year-old woman having a possible stroke. The crew assisted TVEMS with packaging the patient for transport.

Citizens assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Friday, March 4

Squad 61 responded to the 500 block of Cty Road 8 for a 36-year-old man who had fallen off a ladder with a possible broken hip. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 2000 block of W. Cty Road 10 for a 65-year-old woman having a possible stroke. TVEMS transported the patient to a local hospital.

Squad 61 responded to the 100 block of Keep Circle for a lift assist. TVEMS determined the patient needed to be transported to a local hospital. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport.

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

Saturday, March 5

Engine 61 responded to the 900 block of Wilshire Drive for a burst water pipe. The homeowner needed assistance shutting off the water. The crew located the main shut-off and confirmed the leak was stopped. The homeowner was advised to contact a restoration company if needed to assist with repairs.

Squad 62 dispatched to the 600 block of Ten Gallon Drive for a 65-year-old woman who was sick. The crew began patient assessment. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Walk-in citizen assist at Station 61 for a male patient having difficulty breathing. The crew began assessment. TVEMS arrived, and patient care was transferred. The patient was assisted out to the ambulance for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 1100 block of Rubinette Lane for an indoor gas odor. The crew entered the home with the air monitoring equipment. No readings were found; however, there was an odor of natural gas. Several windows had already been opened, and the crew ensured that all gas was shut off on the stove. Additional windows were open to aid in natural ventilation. The crew then walked through the home again and found no odor or elevated levels. The home was turned back over to the homeowner, and Engine 61 cleared the scene.

Sunday, March 6

Squad 61 responded to the 1400 block of 4th Street for a lift assist to a 60-year-old man.

 

March 7-13

Monday, March 7

Squad 61 responded to the Love’s Travel Stop for a 37-year-old man not feeling well. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Tuesday, March 8

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 SB for a 7-vehicle accident with heavy damage. TVEMS transported two patients to a local hospital. Colorado State Patrol arrived on scene and asked the crew to stay on-scene and block traffic. The crew also cleaned up fluids from all the vehicles.

BC-61 responded to the 1000 block of 1st Street for a 73-year-old man who had fallen and was not feeling well. Patient care was turned over to TVEMS, the BC helped with loading of the patient for transport.

Engine 62 responded to a one-year-old that was choking in the 1000 block of Meadowlark Drive. The child was being attended to by the mother and was no longer choking. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 7000 W. Cty Road 12 for a 74-year-old man who had fallen. TVEMS was tending to the patient on the living room floor. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Wednesday, March 9

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of 10th Street for a 78-year-old man not feeling well. The crew obtained vitals and patient care was transferred to TVEMS. The crew retrieved the cot and assisted with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 62 responded to a 2-vehicle accident on Hwy 287. One vehicle  was in the ditch with all occupants out, and LCSO on scene. The crew transferred patient care to TVEMS.

BC61 responded to I-25 mm 250 SB for a 2-vehicle accident; one vehicle with moderate damage and one with minor damage. No one reported any injuries and no hazards were found. Colorado State Patrol arrived on scene and cleared BC 61.

Berthoud Fire dispatched to the 1000 block of 1st Street for a 2-vehicle accident with light damage. The crew checked the vehicles for hazards, and TVEMS found no injuries. The scene was turned over to LCSO.

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of 10th Street for a lift assist from the ambulance into the patient’s home.

Thursday, March 10

Citizens assist to the 800 block of Humboldt Peak Lane for a battery replacement in the homeowner’s detectors. One of the detectors was malfunctioning and needed to be replaced. The crew advised the occupants to replace all the detectors in the home when they replaced the malfunctioning one because they were all about to reach their life expectancy.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for an 80-year-old man who fell and needed a lift assist.

Friday, March 11

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

BC61 dispatched to a residential structure fire in the 4100 block of Silene Place. BC61 was assigned fire attack with Loveland Fire. The fire had extended into the attic space and was beginning to burn on the outside. Crews established fog and continued to extinguish the fire. The fire was reported out and support began overhaul and the fire attack group was disbanded.

Citizen assist at Station 61 for a car seat installation.

Saturday, March 12

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 SB mm250 for a motor vehicle accident. They found a semi-truck and sedan with heavy rear end damage. TVEMS assumed patient care while the crew addressed vehicle hazards. The occupants reported no injuries. No hazards were present on scene, and the car was towed. With the interstate now clear of vehicles and debris, Engine 61 cleared the scene.

Berthoud Fire dispatched to the 400 block of E County Road 8 for a chicken coup on fire. While in route it was reported that the fire was out. A chicken brooder located in the basement was no longer on fire but there was some smoke still in the house. While investigating, the crew found two bales of saw dust with open flame and smoldering fire. They extinguished the remaining fire with a dry chemical extinguisher. The crew confirmed no additional hazards. Once overhaul was completed, the home was turned back over to the homeowners who were advised to contact a restoration company if needed for further assistance.

Squad 61 dispatched to Berthoud High School for a medical. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 2600 block of Big Empty Place for a person with breathing problems. The crew began to evaluate the patient and transferred care to TVEMS.

Sunday, March 13

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1200 block of Elm Drive for a person with breathing problems. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS. The patient was placed on a cot and loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 900 block of Bruce Drive for dog bite. Animal control arrived on scene and helped move the dog into the garage. The patient was walked to the cot and loaded into the ambulance for further evaluation. The patient refused transport.

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a lift assist.

 

March 14-20

Monday, March 14

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 NB for a two-vehicle accident. One vehicle was on its top in the median. That driver had been removed from the vehicle by good Samaritans and was lying next to the car. The patient was assessed and packaged for transport to a local hospital. The driver of the other vehicle denied injury. The crew cleared debris and assisted CSP with moving one of the vehicles from the road.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 900 block of 6th Street for a 31-year-old man with diabetic problems. TVEMS assumed patient care.

A citizen assist at Station 61 for a car seat installation.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a 60-year-old woman with breathing problems. The patient was evaluated and walked to the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Tuesday, March 15

Engine 62 dispatched to the 5800 block of Bluff Lane for a residential fire alarm. An audible alarm was found in the shop with no visible signs of smoke or fire, and no access. The crew was able to get a hold of the homeowner to gain access. The faulty detector was found, blown out with air, and alarm system reset.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 3300 block of Auklet Drive for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 NB mm250 for a motor vehicle accident. The two vehicles were on the shoulder. Both parties were evaluated by TVEMS and reported no injuries. The vehicles were removed for the roadway.

Squad 62 dispatched to the 4400 block of W County Road 4 for a medical. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Wednesday, March 16

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 SB mm250 for a four-vehicle accident. The crew assessed all patients who reported no injuries. Engine 61 cleared debris and remained on scene until the vehicles were towed and the roadway was cleared.

A citizen assist in the 800 block of Humboldt Peak Lane to replace expired smoke detectors.

Squad 61 responded to the 2100 block of Burbank Street for a faulty smoke detector. The faulty detector was located and disconnected. The homeowner was advised that the smoke alarms needed to be replaced due their age.

Thursday, March 17

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 for a three-vehicle accident. LCSO was on scene checking on the occupants. TVEMS assessed all patients who reported no injuries. The crew remained on scene to block traffic for LCSO while they conducted their investigation and assist with debris cleanup.

Squad 61 responded to the Apple Leaf Assisted Living for a medical assist.

Friday, March 18

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1600 block of Oak Street for a medical. The crew helped TVEMS with loading the patient onto a cot and into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Berthoud Fire dispatched to I-25 SB mm251 for a three-vehicle accident. All patients were evaluated and reported no injuries. The damage vehicles were removed from the roadway, and CSP cleared Berthoud Fire from the scene.

A citizen assist at Station 61 for a car seat installation.

Engine 61 responded to the 2400 block of Tabor Street for a medical assist. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Engine 61 responded to the 200 block of E Iowa Avenue for a sick person. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted walking the patient to the cot and with loading for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 600 block of E Michigan Avenue for a medical. LCSO was already on scene with the patient. TVEMS assessed the patient who was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 1600 block of Glacier Avenue for a 6-week-old child who was unconscious and not breathing. The crew began performing CPR and transferred care TVEMS. TVEMS assumed supervision over the patient and scene.

Saturday, March 19

Squad 61 dispatched to the 300 block of Turner Avenue for a law enforcement request for medical. The patient was assisted to the ambulance for further evaluation. The patient was then transported to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 SB mm250 for a two-vehicle accident. There was minor damage to the vehicles and no injuries. The crew cleaned all debris, and the vehicles moved to a safer location to wait for a tow truck.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 800 block of Gentlewind Way for a medical on a 43-year-old woman. The crew aided TVEMS with patient evaluation. The patient was loaded onto a cot and into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of Mountain Avenue for a medical. After assessment, the patient was assisted home by LCSO.

Sunday, March 20

A citizen assist in the 2800 block of Cooperland Boulevard for smoke detectors that were alarming. All smoke detectors were serviced, and the system tested for proper function.

Squad 61 responded to the 100 block of Sioux Drive for a 63-year-old woman who had fallen. The crew began initial patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 61 responded to the 800 block of Greenwood Drive for a patient who had fallen and injured their hip. The crew checked the patient for additional injuries and transferred care to TVEMS. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 61 responded to the 1400 block of 4th Street for a person who had fallen. The patient was checked for injuries by TVEMS, and the crew assisted the patient to his feet and back into his wheelchair.

March 21 – 27

Monday, March 21

Engine 61 responded to the 200 block of 10th Street for a 78-year-old man with heart problems. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Tuesday, March 22

Squad 61 dispatched to the 800 block of Prairiestar Drive for a 37-year-old woman with abdominal pain. The patient was evaluated, and the crew retrieved the cot from the ambulance. The patient was into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Station 61 had a citizen stop in to report a sick person at Brick Oven Pizza. The crew walked over to find a 20-year-old woman not feeling well. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Squad 61 responded to the 400 block of Wagon Bend Road for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew helped with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of 4th Street for a lift assist.

Wednesday, March 23

Engine 61 responded to the 500 block of Redwood Circle for CO detectors going off. The crew changed the batteries of two CO detectors and six smoke detectors. The system was running properly when the crew left.

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of 4th Street for a lift assist.

Berthoud Fire dispatched to the 2000 block of Prairie Flax Street along with Xcel Energy for a 4” gas line that had been cut. Xcel repair crew arrived, applied a clamp, and stopped the leak. The immediate area was monitored with no elevated levels around houses or along the highway.

Squad 61 assisted TVEMS with loading a patient with stroke like symptoms into the ambulance in the 3000 block of Danzante Bay Court.

Citizens assist in the 300 block of E. Iowa Avenue to replace smoke detectors.

Thursday, March 24

Citizens assist to the 2000 block of Night Sky Drive to replace a battery in a detector returning the system to normal function.

Berthoud Fire dispatched to I-25 mm 252 for a 3-vehicle accident with minor damage to the vehicles, and no injuries to the occupants. Once Colorado State Patrol arrived, the crew cleared the scene.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 1000 block of 4th Street for a lift assist.

Citizen assist in the 800 block of Mount Massive Street to install new smoke detectors.

Friday, March 25

Berthoud Fire responded to the Northern Water Conservancy District for a 2” cut gas line. Xcel Energy arrived, shut the gas off, and repaired the cut line.

Berthoud Fire dispatched to the 2800 block of Tallgrass Lane for a 69-year-old man who had passed out. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew aided with loading of the patient for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for an 85-year-old man with diabetic problems. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 mm252 SB for a motor vehicle accident with extrication. When Berthoud Fire arrived, Front Range Fire E-2901 had the occupant of one vehicle extricated. TVEMS assumed patient care, and Engine 61 cleared hazards and debris.

Engine 61 dispatched to the area of Highway 60 and S Weld County Road 7 for a two-vehicle accident. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient care of the motorcycle driver. The patient was moved to a cot and loaded into the ambulance for transport. The crew then cleaned debris from the roadway before leaving the scene.

Berthoud Fire responded to the 1800 block of Taras Court for a person who had fallen. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew assisted with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 9300 block of N County Line Road for a medical. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS. The crew helped with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Saturday, March 26

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

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1000 block of Wilshire Drive for breathing problems. TVEMS assumed patient care and cleared Squad 61 from the scene.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 4300 block of Arthur Court for a bonfire. Light smoke was coming from the backyard where the crew found the property owner burning some yard waste. The homeowners were informed that the burn needed to be within a fire ring, and hay or leaves could not be burned. The property owner put out the fire using a garden hose, and Engine 61 cleared the scene.

Sunday, March 27

Squad 61 responded to the 600 block of Ten Gallon Drive for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient walked to the cot and was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1500 block of Stoneseed Street for a 40-year old man who had a seizure. TVEMS assumed patient care while the crew assisted. The patient was loaded on the cot and into the ambulance for transport.

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

Squad 61 dispatched to the 2300 block of Ranchero Road for a law enforcement request for medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient decided to self-transport.

Berthoud Fire was notified by a citizen of a possible medical emergency off of 1st Street. The crew located a car on the side of the road where a patient had experienced a seizure. TVEMS dispatched to the scene and assumed patient care.

March 28-April 3

Monday, March 28

Squad 61 responded to the 900 block of Franklin Avenue for an 86-year-old woman with a possible stroke. TVEMS assumed patient care, and the crew retrieved the cot and assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Engine 626 dispatched to the 6000 block of Snowy Ridge Lane for a controlled burn that was now out of control. They located a ½ acre fire in light flashy fuels, moderate rate of spread to the southwest. Loveland Engine 474 was assigned to help. Crews got a quick knock down on the main body of the fire. Once the fire was determined to be knocked down, crews went into mop up mode. They put a good wet line around the entire perimeter, 4-5 feet out from the black.

Squad 61 responded to the 800 block of 14th Street for a seizure. TVEMS arrived on scene and took over patient care. The crew assisted with obtaining vitals and setting up a heart monitor. Squad 61 then proceeded to retrieve the cot.

Squad 62 arrived on scene in the 600 block of West Hill Road for a possible stroke victim. Once the patient was assessed by TVEMS it was decided that she needed to go to the hospital. The crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport.

Tuesday, March 29

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

Citizens assist to the 600 block of Torreys Peak Lane to change batteries in smoke detectors. The crew informed the homeowner that she needed new CO alarms and that the smoke detectors were okay.

Squad 61 and TVEMS arrived on scene for a 40-year-old woman having back pain in the 1000 block of N. 4th Street. The crew obtain information of the patient, and then retrieved the cot from ambulance. The patient was transported.

Wednesday, March 30

BC-61 assisted Loveland Fire with a house fire in the 5000 N. Roosevelt Avenue. BC 61 was assigned to safety, used the thermal to check the house, and found temperatures to be dropping. Support secured utilities, secured the flow path, and searched the structure. Command confirmed effective suppression efforts and progress and cleared BC-61.

Squad 62 responded to the 2000 block of Lake Hollow Road for a 64-year-old woman with side pain. TVEMS along with Squad 62 loaded her into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 61 responded to the intersection of Hwy 287 and W Cty Road 8 for a 3-vehicle accident with moderate damage. Colorado State Patrol along with LCSO were on scene. One of the drivers was transported to a local hospital for further evaluation. The crew began cleaning the debris from the roadway, while waiting for the tow trucks.

Citizen assist in the 2000 block of Night Sky Drive for smoke detectors that had activated but then shut off. The gas monitor showed the house was clear of any toxic gas. The crew found a smoke detector in the master bedroom with a bad battery. They replaced the battery and tested the system for proper function. Engine 61 remained at the residence for a few of minutes to ensure the detectors would not activate.

Thursday, March 31

Squad 61, along with TVEMS, dispatched to the 4000 block of S. Garfield Avenue for a 62-year-old man having breathing problems. The crew assisted with packaging the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1000 block of Skimmer Street for a 31-year-old woman who had fallen and had back pain. TVEMS evaluated the patient, and it was decided that the patient needed to be transported. The patient was loaded into the ambulance.

 

           

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