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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Berthoud Fire Calls: May 2020

May 1-3

Friday, May 1

Squad 61 dispatched to the 4700 block of Karen Court for breathing problems. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

BFPD dispatched to I-25 mm253 NB for a two-vehicle accident. The crew found a semi-truck in the median. The crew blocked one lane of northbound traffic and began patient assessment. Both the semi-truck driver and other driver reported no injuries and refused transport. The scene was turned over to the Johnstown Police.

BFPD dispatched to I-25 mm249 NB for a four-vehicle accident. The crew determined that one vehicle had struck the rear of a semi-truck trailer and extraction was needed. The crew shut down northbound lanes of traffic. CSP and CDOT helped with traffic control while the crews worked to free the vehicle occupant. Once freed, the patient was transported to a local hospital. The crews worked to clean-up the scene.

Citizen assist to the 800 block of Humbolt Peak Lane for a drive-by birthday party.

Citizen assist to the 700 block of Mount Massive Street for a drive-by birthday party.

BFPD dispatched to the 3100 block of County Road 31 for an unconfirmed wildland fire in the area of Carter Lake Damn 3. The crews investigated and found no fire in the area.

Saturday, May 2

Engine 626 dispatched to the 400 block of County Road 21 for a possible grass fire. The crew found the homeowner attending to a small controlled burn in the grass around the property. The homeowner was unaware a burn permit was required. The homeowner was asked to extinguish the fire and obtain a burn permit. The homeowner extinguished the fire.

BFPD dispatched to the 100 block of Sprague Avenue for a smoke investigation. The crew found a small trash fire being attended to by the homeowner. The crew notified the homeowner that it was illegal to burn trash, and the fire needed to be extinguished. The homeowner extinguished the fire.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for breathing problems. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Sunday, May 3

BFPD dispatched to the intersection of Highway 287 and County Road 4E for a minor chemical leak. The crew found leaking a car battery in the road. The battery was removed from the road, and the fluid cleaned up.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 2100 block of Elmwood Street for a sick person. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient assessment. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

May 4 – 10

Monday, May 4

Squad 61 dispatched to the 700 block of 14th Street for an 82-year-old male who had fallen. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient assessment.

Squad 61 responded to the 700 block of 14th Street for a lift assist.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 800 block of 5th Street for a 63-year-old woman with a laceration. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient was transported to a local hospital.

BFPD dispatched to the 800 block of E. County Road 6C for a 67-year-old man who had fainted. The patient was found unconscious. 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 800 block of Riverside Court for chest painsThe patient was conscious, breathing and alert. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS.

BFPD dispatched to I-25 mm250 NB for a motor vehicle accident involving a semi-truckThe semi-truck was found on the side of the road. There were no hazards present. No injuries were reported.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 700 block of 4th Street for a 37-year-old man who was sick. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS. The patient refused transport.

Tuesday, May 5

BFPD dispatched to the 100 block of Welch Avenue for an unconfirmed residential structure fire. The homeowner reported smelling smoke near the water heater. The crew entered the home and found no indication of smoke or abnormal heat in the home. The homeowner then reported seeing smoke coming from the roof. After further investigation, it was determined to be steam from the drain pipe roof vent. The crew used monitoring equipment to check CO levels. No elevated levels were found. The residence was turned back over to the homeowner.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 2400 block of Nicholson Street for fainting. The crew found the patient unconscious but breathing. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient assessment. The patient was loaded for transport to a local hospital.

Wednesday, May 6

BFPD dispatched to the 500 block of County Road 13 for breathing problems. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient was transported to a local hospital.

Squad 62 responded to the 3800 block of Nations Way for a sick person. The crew began patient assessment and transferred patient care to TVEMS. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 responded to the 17000 block of Weld County Road 7 for a law enforcement medical assist. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Thursday, May 7

Engine 61 dispatched to the 800 block of Franklin Avenue for power lines down. The crew assessed the poles and found phone and cable lines down, and guide wires that were loose. Xcel arrived on scene and confirmed that the pole was safe. Xcel put in a work order for the guide wires to be readjusted and contacted the phone and cable company regarding their lines.

BFPD dispatched to the 500 block of Whitney Bay for mutual aid to Windsor Fire due to a dive rescue. The crew staged in the area until cleared by Windsor Fire.

Engine 61 dispatched to the Love’s Travel Stop for a fire sprinkler alarm. The manager stated that there was no emergency. A sprinkler head had been broken, and the alarm needed to be reset. The crew silenced the alarm, and a Love’s employee worked to replace the sprinkler head. The manager worked with the alarm company to get the sprinkler system back online.

Friday, May 8

Squad 61 dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a 60-year-old man with abdominal pains. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Citizen assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Engine 61 dispatched to the intersection of Highway 287 and County Road 2E for a two-vehicle accident with moderate damage. All parties were out of their vehicles. TVEMS assumed patient care while the fire crew mitigated all hazards from the vehicles.

Citizen assist to the 2400 block of Nicholson Street for a drive-by birthday party.

BFPD dispatched to the 2700 block of Kyle Circle for a grass fire. The crew found a 20×50 row of hedges on fire with several people trying to extinguish them. The crew worked to extinguish the rest of the fire.

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

Saturday, May 9

Engine 61 dispatched to the 1200 block of Wrangler Way for a motorcycle accident. The crew found the patient laying in the grass next to a motorcycle. 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 area of Weld County Road 7 and Weld County Road 48 for a grass fire. The crew found a 10×20 slash pile on fire. The fire was determined to be under a valid Weld County burn permit. The crew confirmed the fire was being tended to with adequate water supply.

Sunday, May 10

Squad 61 responded to the 2100 block of Charro Avenue for an 87-year-old woman who had fallen. The crew lifted the patient back to her bed. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 500 block of 9th Street for a 65-year-old man who had cut his hand. The patient was walked to the ambulance. TVEMS assumed patient care

Squad 62 responded to the 900 block of N. County Road 31 for a law enforcement medical assist. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Squad 61 responded to the 500 block of 9th Street for a medical assist. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient care.

Squad 61 dispatched to the area of 7th and Capitol Avenue for an animal bite. TVEMS assumed patient care.

May 11-17

Monday, May 11

Squad 61 dispatched to the 3400 block of Woodcock Street for a medical pendant activation. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient contacted his family who agreed to take him to the hospital.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a sick person. Per Covid-19 protocol, Squad 61 staged in the area until cleared by TVEMS.

Tuesday, May 12

Squad 61 dispatched to the 4400 block of Rosewood Road for a medical pendant activation. The crew found the patient on the floor needing lift assistance. The crew assisted the patient up to her walker and to bed.

Squad 61 responded to the 700 block of 14th Street for a lift assist.

Citizen assist to the 1300 block of County Road 4E to reinstall a smoke detector.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 5100 block of Sherman Drive for an indoor gas odor. The home had been evacuated. The crew entered the home with the monitoring equipment and found no elevated levels of CO. The crew determined that the CO detectors needed to be replaced and advised the homeowners. Engine 62 cleared the scene.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 600 block of 6th Street for diabetic problems. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient care. The patient’s blood glucose regained normal levels. The patient refused transport.

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

Squad 61 dispatched to the Love’s Travel Stop for a law enforcement medical assist. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient evaluations. The patients refused medical treatment or transport.

BFPD dispatched to the 1400 block of 4th Street for a person who had fallen. The patient was lifted to a chair where he began to feel sick. The patient refused transport. BFPD remained on scene until the patient began feeling better.

BFPD dispatched to the 300 block of Canyonlands for breathing problems. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport.

Wednesday, May 13

BFPD responded to the 100 block of Bein Street for a person who had fallen. The crew assisted with lifting the patient to her bed.

Engine 61 responded to the 300 block of Michigan for a lift assist.

Engine 61 responded to the 400 block of Colorado Avenue for a medical assist. The patient was walked to the ambulance and transported to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 2800 block of Night Sky Drive for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 9000 block of Four Wheel Drive for a sick person. Per Covid-19 protocol, Engine 62 staged in the area.

Thursday, May 14

No incidents

Friday, May 15

Engine 61 dispatched to the intersection of 1st Street and Mountain Avenue for a two-vehicle accident with law enforcement on scene. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient care. Both parties refused medical treatment. The crew remained on scene to provide traffic control.

Engine 62 responded to the 1700 block of W. County Road 6 for an indoor gas odor. The homeowners stated that a new stove had been installed and there was a smell of gas. The crew entered the home and observed a faint smell of natural gas. The monitoring equipment reported no elevated levels. The crew pulled the stove out where an elevated level of gas was found. The leak detector verified a leak from the connection. The gas was turned off, line was tightened, and gas service was restored. The monitoring equipment and leak detector verified the leak had been stopped.

BFPD dispatched to the Berthoud Living Center for a medical.

Squad 61 responded to the 600 block of Wagon Bend Drive for a law enforcement medical assist. The crew began patient assessment. Patient care was transferred to TVEMS.

Saturday, May 16

Squad 61 dispatched to the 200 block of W. County Road 10E for a 24-year-old female having a seizure.  The crew assisted TVEMS with patient assessment. The patient was loaded onto a cot for further evaluation and transport.

Sunday, May 17

Engine 61 dispatched to the 1400 block of Sabin Court for abdominal pains. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 100 block of Bein Street for diabetic problems. The crew began patient evaluation and transferred care to TVEMS. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

May 18-24

Monday, May 18

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a law enforcement medical assist. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient refused transport.

BFPD dispatched to the 700 block of Bunyan Avenue for a commercial fire alarm. The occupants had evacuated the structure. The crew found no signs of fire inside or out. The detectors were evaluated, and one was found to be malfunctioning. The alarm was reset and immediately went back into alarm. The malfunctioning detector was removed, and the alarm system was again reset. The owner was advised of the findings. BFPD cleared the scene.

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

BFPD dispatched to the 4600 block of Weld County Road 44 for a grass fireThe crew found a small grass fire creeping into green grass next to an irrigation ditch. The fire was controlled and extinguished.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 2900 block of Urban Place for a person who had fallen. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient was transported to a local hospital.

Tuesday, May 19

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1300 block of River Glen Way for a law enforcement medical assist. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Engine 61 dispatched to I-25 mm 248 SB for a single-vehicle accident. The crew checked the occupant for injuries. None were reported. The crew assisted CSP with moving the vehicle off of the road.

Citizen assist to the 600 block of Ten Gallon Drive for a drive-by birthday party.

Squad 61 dispatched to Highway 56 and NE Frontage Road for a 74-year-old man feeling sick. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 1300 block of Gateway Drive for a medical. The crew began patient assessment and transferred care to TVEMS.

Citizen assist to the 1500 block of Tundra Avenue for a drive-by birthday party.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 5200 block of Rose Court for a 56-year-old female with breathing problems. The crew began patient assessment and transferred patient care to TVEMS.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 3500 block of County Road 31 for a male stuck on a sailboat mast. The crews worked to stabilize the boat and begin rescue. After several attempts to get the patient down, the patient became unconscious and non-responsive. The boat was then repositioned closer to the shore, the mast was pulled down, and the patient was disentangled and cut free from the mast. The crews began CPR, and the patient was loaded for transport to a local hospital.

Wednesday, May 20

Engine 61 dispatched to the 2400 block of County Road 6 for a cut gas line. The crew made contact with the construction crew who pointed out where the line was leaking. Xcel Energy arrived on scene and turned the gas meter off. The scene was turned over to Xcel.

Citizen assist to the 500 block of Kansas Avenue for a drive-by birthday party.

Engine 62 dispatched to the 1300 block of River Glen Way for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 1900 block of Parkwood Drive to assist Front Range Fire Protection District with a residential structure fire. The crew assisted with overhaul on the first floor of the structure.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 600 block of W County Road 4E for a 71-year-old man with diabetic problems. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Thursday, May 21

Citizen assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Engine 62 dispatched to the intersection of County Road 8 and County Road 21 for a two-vehicle accident. The crew blocked both lanes of traffic while the vehicle occupants were checked for injuries. None were reported. Absorbent was put down on a small fluid leak coming from one of the vehicles. The crew secured the scene and performed traffic control until the vehicles were towed.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 900 block of 7th Street for a law enforcement request for medical. The crew staged in the area until cleared by LCSO.

Engine 61 responded to the 4400 block of Rosewood Drive for a 70-year-old man who had fainted. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient refused transport.

Citizen assist to the 300 block of Michigan for a faulty CO detector. The CO detector was deactivated. The homeowner was advised to a purchase a new detector.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 900 block of 4th Street for a 33-year-old woman who had fainted. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient refused transport.

Engine 61 responded to the Love’s Travel Stop for a law enforcement request for medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient for transport.

Friday, May 22

Squad 61 dispatched to the 400 block of Mountain Avenue for a law enforcement request for medical. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 responded to the 800 block of Jenny Lane for a fall. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Engine 616 dispatched to the 1200 block of 1st Street for an unconfirmed wildland fire with reports of smoke in a ditch. The crew found a prescribed ditch burn. The ditch had water running through it and was green on both sides. The burn was over and had been put out. The crew assisted with mopping up a small branch that was smoking. The crew checked the ditch for other hot spots.

Squad 61 responded to the 300 block of Springhill Lane for a sick person. Per Covid-19 protocol, Squad 61 staged in the area.

Saturday, May 23

BFPD responded to the Berthoud Living Center for a medical.

Squad 61 responded to the 1600 block of Hollyberry Street for a sick person. Per Covid-19 protocol, Squad 61 staged in the area.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 2400 block of Weld County Road 42 for an 83-year-old man having a possible stroke. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient care. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 62 responded to S Highway 287 and Horseshoe Circle for a three-vehicle accident. The crew checked all patients for injuries. None were reported. The scene was turned over to LCSO.

BFPD responded to the intersection of Highway 287 and County Road 8 for a law enforcement request for medical. The crew reported a two-vehicle accident. The crew evaluated a patient who refused treatment. The scene was turned back over to LCSO.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 300 block of 42nd Street SW for a medical assist to a 68-year-old woman. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient care and loading for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 18000 block of Weld County Road 3 for a medical alert activation. This  was determined to be an accidental activation.

Sunday, May 24

Squad 61 responded to the 300 block of 49th Street SW for a law enforcement request for medical. Squad 61 staged in the area.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 1300 block of Means Lane for a medical. 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 100 block of Bothun Road for a bonfire. The crew found the homeowner burning tree limbs in a manufactured fire pit. The homeowner was advised that only tree limbs were allowed to be burned and not trash or other items. BFPD cleared the scene.

BFPD dispatched to the area of Berthoud Parkway and Highway 287 for a two-vehicle accident. The crew assessed for hazards and began patient evaluations. All patients reported injuries and were transported by TVEMS. The crew cleaned up a fuel leak from one of the vehicles.

BFPD dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a medical. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient care and loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

BFPD dispatched to the 3700 block of S. Taft for a single motor vehicle accident. === the vehicle had hit a power pole. The single occupant was out of the vehicle reporting no injuries. Poudre Valley REA was notified of the broken power pole. The crew waited on scene with CSP for PVREA to arrive. BFPD cleared the scene.

Squad 61 dispatched to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a 36-year-old male with chest pain. === the crew assessed the patient. Patient care was transferred to TVEMS upon their arrival. The crew assisted TVEMS with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 62 responded to the 500 block of Ten Gallon Drive for a 54-year-old male with heart problems. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient assessment. The patient was loaded for transport to a local hospital.

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