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July 11, 2014
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Basalt Fire Department calls

Editor’s note: The following are the fire and medical calls that Basalt Fire Department responded to between June 29 and Saturday.

June 29, 9:27 a.m. — Firefighters were called to a home in El Jebel for a smoke detector. The alarm was triggered by construction work and determined to be false.

June 30, 2:33 a.m. — An ambulance was called to El Jebel for a woman with chest pain. She was transported to the hospital for further care.

June 30, 11:53 a.m. — Firefighters were called to Highway 82 by Dakota subdivision to assist another fire department with cleanup of an oil spill. Responders were called off because the spill was under control.

June 30, 10 p.m. — An ambulance was called to downtown Basalt for a man with injuries after a fall. He was transported to the hospital for further care.

July 1, 9:27 a.m. — An ambulance was called to the El Jebel Mobile Home Park for a man having difficulty breathing. He was transported to the hospital for further care.

July 1, 2:28 p.m. — An ambulance was called to the Roaring Fork Mobile Home Park for a woman with back pain. She was transported to the hospital for further care.

July 1, 6:04 p.m. — An ambulance was called to Highway 82 at Old Snowmass for three people who were involved in a two-car accident. The patients were assessed at the scene and released.

July 1, 8:40 p.m. — Basalt firefighters were called to Goose Lane and Buckskin Drive for a report of smoke. The source was a contained, legal fire pit, and no action was necessary.

July 2, 12:01 p.m. — An ambulance was called to Holland Hills Road for a woman with injuries from a fall. She was transported to the hospital for further care.

July 2, 3:21 p.m. — An ambulance was called to El Jebel for a man bleeding from unknown injuries. He was transported to the hospital for further care.

July 3, 1:25 p.m. — Basalt and Thomasville firefighters were called to a wildland fire in the vicinity of the historic kilns near Thomasville. Firefighters contained and suppressed the fire. The cause was possibly a discarded cigarette.

July 3, 4:11 p.m. — Basalt firefighters were called to Highway 82 in front of Willits Town Center for a gas spill from a punctured gas tank. The Hazardous Materials Team eliminated the hazard and waited until the vehicle was towed.

Friday, 9:59 p.m. — Basalt firefighters were called to Laconcita Road for a report of a wildland fire. The source was a controlled fire in a legal fire pit. No action was necessary.

Saturday, 12:05 a.m. — Basalt firefighters and an ambulance were called to Highway 82 in front of Cerise Ranch subdivision for a two-car crash. One patient was pronounced dead on the scene. Another patient was taken to the hospital for care of non-life-threatening injuries.

Saturday, 3:01 a.m. — An ambulance was called to Cody Lane for a man with injuries from an assault. The man was assessed on the scene and released.


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