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Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Berthoud Fire Calls: May 2023

May 1 – 7

Monday, May 1

Squad 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 4000 block of Page Place for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with obtaining medical history. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 responded to the 2000 block of Heron Lakes Parkway for citizen’s assistance with detectors. All the detectors were tested to verify correct installation.

Tuesday, May 2

Engine 62 and TVEMS responded to the 1000 block of Vantage Parkway for a medical. The crew and TVEMS assessed the patient. The patient was taken to a local hospital.

Citizens assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

E-61 dispatched to the 700 block of 7th Street and Mountain Avenue for a cut gas line. The crew found a shallow trench with a cut gas line. The crew pulled a bumper line for fire protection and Xcel Energy clamped the line. The leak was stopped, and the scene was transferred to Xcel.

Wednesday, May 3

Engine 62 and TVEMS responded to Christian Brothers Automotive for a medical. The crew assisted TVEMS with obtaining vital signs. The patient was loaded into the ambulance and transported.

A citizen assist in the 300 block of Goose Hallow Road for a smoke detector alarm.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 3000 block of Kyle Circle for a medical. The crew helped TVEMS with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 62 and TVEMS responded to the 900 block of 4th Street for a medical. The crew assisted TVEMS with assessing the patient and loading the patient for transport to a nearby hospital.

Thursday, May 4

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to the 600 block of 6th Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The patient refused transport.

Friday, May 5

Engine 61 responded to the area of 1st Street and Water Avenue for an outside smoke investigation. The burn was permitted, with the permit holder on scene keeping the fire in check.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 500 block of 8th Street for a medical. The crew assisted TVEMS with obtaining patient vitals and loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 600 block of Bristlecone Court for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care.

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to the 800 block of Prairiestar Drive for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. E-61 helped with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Saturday, May 6

Engine 61 dispatched to an outside smoke investigation. The crews arrived on scene to find that ditches were being burned and that the active burns were monitored by multiple personnel.

Engine 613 dispatched to South County Rd 13 for an unconfirmed wildland fire. Engine 613 arrived on scene and found a smoldering cottonwood tree stump that was being attended by a ditch burning company. The smoldering stump was extinguished, the ditch company was finished burning, and all units cleared.

Engine 61 dispatched to the South bound lane of I25 for a vehicle fire. The fire was extinguished, and the crews were cleared from the scene.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 1000 block of Mountain Ave for a child locked in a vehicle. Engine 61 used the Big-EZ to unlock the vehicle and return the child to the mother. The child was uninjured and did not require any medical intervention.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to 17000 County Rd 5 for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to a grass/landscape fire around the area of Serenity Ridge Parkway. A bonfire was found, multiple people fled the scene, and the fire was extinguished. The Weld County Sheriff’s Office was informed of the incident.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 1500 block of Hollyberry St for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. Engine 61 obtained the stretcher and helped with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Sunday, May 7

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 800 block of Gentlewind Way for a medical. Engine 61 began a patient assessment then helped TVEMS with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 62 and TVEMS responded to the 900 block of Franklin Ave for a lift assist.

Engine 62 and TVEMS responded to the 900 block of Bruce Dr for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care.

 

May 8-14

Monday, May 8

Engine 61 responded to the 2000 block of Heron Lakes Parkway for a residential fire alarm. The crew found one smoke/CO detector malfunctioning. E61 removed the detector, replaced the battery, and the detector returned to normal function.

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to the 1000 block of Woodcock Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a nearby hospital.

E61 dispatched to the 2000 block of Heron Lakes Parkway for detectors going off. The crew investigated and determined some alarms needed new batteries. The crew replaced the batteries in all the detectors and reset the alarms.

Tuesday, May 9

Engine 61 dispatched to the 300 block of Cheyenne Drive for detectors going off. The crew located the detector that was beeping and determined it needed to be replaced. The homeowner also asked if we could install a car seat for her, which our car seat technician did.

Engine 62 responded to the 100 block of E. Iowa Avenue for a basement flooding. The window well was full of water with the window intact. The crew was able to remove the water from the window well, and the homeowner was advised to call a mitigation company to help her with the basement.

Wednesday, May 10

Berthoud Fire dispatched to the 1000 block of Spartan Avenue for a man who fell while he was working on the communications lines. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading of the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 responded to the 23000 block of Weld Cty Road 1 for a child locked in a vehicle. The engine crew quickly gained access through the driver’s side door; the baby was reunited with its guardians.

Engine 61 responded to Hwy 287 and Sunset Court for a medical. The patient walked to the ambulance and the crew assisted by bringing her child and the stroller to the ambulance. The patient was taken to a local hospital.

Thursday, May 11

Squad 61 dispatched to the 2000 block of Weld Cty Road 46 for a medical. TVEMS provided a patient assessment and S-61 prepped the cot for transport.

Squad 61 and TVEMS responded to the 600 block of Bristlecone Court for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew prepared the cot for transport.

Citizens assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Berthoud Fire responded to the Turner Middle School for a commercial alarm fire. A four-square ball hit the pull station and activated it. The school needed help reassembling the pull station. The crew put the pull station back together and made sure the system had been reset.

Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of Jefferson Drive for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew prepared the cot for transport to a local hospital.

Friday, May 12

Squad 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 800 block of Greenwood Dr for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. Squad 61 assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Saturday, May 13

Engine 62 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 5000 block of Sherman Dr for a medical. Patient care was transferred to TVEMS.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 300 block of Colorado Ave for a medical. E-61 began patient assessment. TVEMS arrived on scene shortly after and took over patient care.

Engine 61 dispatched to 2000 block of Elmwood Street for a small vehicle fire. The crew extinguished the fire and checked for hot spots. E-61 cleared the scene with no additional problems.

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to a medical in the 1400 block of 4th Street. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew helped with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Sunday, May 14

Engine 61, Squad 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 100 block of East Michigan Ave for a medical. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient assessment. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61, Squad 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 900 block of 4th Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew helped with loading the patient for transport to a nearby hospital.

 

 

May 15 – 21

Monday, May 15

No calls

Tuesday, May 16

Citizens assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Wednesday, May 17

Engine 61 and 62 responded to the 500 block of Buckskin Road for an inside odor investigation. There was no smell of gas and no readings of carbon monoxide in the house. The entire house was checked and cleared of any hazards.

Engine 61 dispatched to the intersection of Hwy 56 and Weld Cty Road 1 for a 2-vehicle accident with moderate damage. One vehicle was in the ditch and the other in the west bound lanes of Hwy 56. There were fluids on the ground. The crew addressed and mitigated the hazards.

Squad 61 responded to Berthoud Primary Care for a transfer to a local hospital by TVEMS. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport.

Thursday, May 18

Engine 61 was staffing Front Range Fire Rescue Station 1, while FRFR engine was in Berthoud for a joint agency wildland training. The crew responded to a call for a patient having chest pains. E61 assisted with obtaining patient’s vitals and loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Squad 61 responded to the 5000 block of W. Cty Road 8E for a 2-vehicle accident. All patients refused transport and the vehicles were loaded onto tow trucks.

E62 dispatched to East Welch Avenue for a cut gas line. Xcel Energy arrived and clamped the line.

Engine 61 responded to Apple Leaf Assisted Living for a lift assist.

Friday, May 19

Engine 61 responded to the 1000 block of Vantage Parkway for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew assisted with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 17000 block of Weld County Rd 5 for a medical. TVEMS assessed the patient. The crews helped with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 300 block of Bimson Ave for a medical. E-61 assisted TVEMS with assessing the patient. The crews loaded the patient for transport to a nearby hospital.

Saturday, May 20

Engine 62 and TVEMS responded to the 200 block of 2nd St for a medical. E-62 assisted with the patient assessment and loaded the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Citizens assist at Station 1 for a car seat installation.

Citizens assist with replacing smoke detectors in the 5000 block of Gary Drive.

Squad 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 800 block of Franklin Ave for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. S-61 assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Sunday, May 21

Engine 62 dispatched to the 5000 of S. Hwy 287 for a fire. E-62 met with LCSO, and it was confirmed the fire was started by burning railroad ties and rubbish. The fire was put out and all units cleared the scene.

Engine 61 and LFRA responded to the 700 block of S. Railroad for an outside smoke investigation. The crews found a person with a campfire burning under the bridge. The fire was extinguished, and E-61 was cleared from the scene.

Engine 61 responded to a grass fire under a bridge on Hwy 287. The crews found a wire spool on fire with numerous aerosol cans in the embers. The crews extinguished the fire.

Engine 62 and TVEMS responded to West 1st Street and Cleveland Avenue for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 responded to the 1700 block of Exeter Street for a structure fire. The crews entered the home and the fire had already been put out by the homeowner. The crews ventilated the home. Once ventilation was complete the scene was turned back over to the homeowner.

 

May 22 – 27

Monday, May 22

Dive rescue training at the Berthoud Recreation Center pool.

Tuesday, May 23

No calls

Wednesday, May 24

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 23000 block of Weld Cty Road 3 for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew retrieved the cot from the ambulance. The patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

E61 responded to the Berthoud Care and Rehab on Franklin Avenue for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew retrieved the cot and the patient was loaded into the ambulance for transport.

Engine 61 responded to the intersection of SE 4th Street and East Colorado for an exterior gas leak. A large hole with turbulent gas could be seen and heard. The crew pulled a bumper and monitored the area. Xcel Energy was notified, readings were only registered in the immediate area. Xcel clamped the gas line and all Berthoud units cleared the scene.

Engine 62 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 9000 block of Yellowstone Road for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. E-62 assisted with loading the patient into the ambulance for transport to a local hospital.

Thursday, May 25

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of Mountain Avenue for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care and the crew retrieved the cot from the ambulance. The patient was assessed and loaded for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 62 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 600 block of Mountain Avenue for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. E-62 assisted with preparing the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to 15000 N 107th Street for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. Both patients declined transport.

Engines 61 and 62 responded to the 1200 block of Lake Avenue for an office that had light smoke inside. The crew found a fuse blown in the basement. The crew put out the fuse and told the representative to contact the building maintenance.

Friday, May 26

No Calls

Saturday, May 27

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to the 4000 block of South Iowa for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. E-61 assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 dispatched to the 800 block of Franklin Avenue for a list assist.

Engine 61 and TVMS were dispatched to the 100 block of Quandary Avenue for a medical. TVMS assumed patient care. E-61 helped with loading the patient for transport to a nearby hospital.

May 29- June 4

Monday, May 29

Mutual aid with Loveland Fire in the 4000 block of N. Garfield Avenue for a structure fire in an abandoned building. The building was fully involved and was given fire attack by LFRA. Berthoud set up 3 lines and went defensive. A live powerline on the corner restricted access to the area until getting an all clear from Xcel Energy that power was terminated. After the fire was put out, the crews began their investigation.

Tuesday, May 30

Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of 2nd Street for a medical. TVEMS arrived and assumed patient care. The crew retrieved the cot from the ambulance and the patient was loaded and transported to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and Engine 616 were dispatched to the area of Hwy 287 and W. County Road 8 for outside smoke investigation. Both apparatuses investigated the area. It was found that the smoke was from a controlled ditch burn.

Wednesday, May 31

Engine 61 responded to the 3000 block of Heron Lakes Parkway for a medical. The crew assisted TVEMS with taking a set of vitals, moving the patient to the cot, and loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

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

Thursday, June 1

Berthoud Fire deployed to a scheduled pub-ed event at MS Metals on N. County Road 15C for fire extinguisher training.

Engine 61 and LFRA were called to a service request by the Parks Unit at 3900 S. County Road 31, Carter Lake. There was an estimated ½ acre of oil in the water. Once the material had been collected, all materials were removed from the water and bagged.

Engine 62 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 4200 block of Highplains Dr. for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to the 4900 block of S. Iowa Avenue for a medical.

Friday, June 2

Engine 61, LFRA and TVEMS were dispatched to I-25 North Bound for a motor vehicle accident. There were no injuries or hazards found.

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to the 200 block of East Colorado Avenue for a medical. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to the 1600 block of Mount Meeker Avenue for a broken arm. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Saturday, June 3

Engine 62 and TVEMS were dispatched to W County Road 2 for a motor vehicle accident with no injuries. The crew assisted with patient assessments.

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to a patient that had fallen at the Recreation Center. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and TVEMS responded to a medical in the 1600 block of Chokeberry St. TVEMS assumed patient care. The crew assisted with loading the patient for transport to a local hospital.

Engine 61 and TVEMS were dispatched to I-25 and exit 250 for a motor vehicle accident. There were no injuries or hazards present. CSP took over the scene and cleared all units.

Sunday, June 4

No Calls

 

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