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Basalt emergency calls

Editor’s note: The following are the fire and medical calls that the Basalt Fire Department responded to from July 20 through 26.

July 20 at 9:53 a.m. — An ambulance was called for a possible suicide on Elk Lane. The patient was pronounced dead on the scene.

July 20 at 11:29 a.m. — An ambulance was called to Fawn Drive for a woman with potential injuries from an assault. She was assessed and released on the scene.

July 20 at 12:52 p.m. — Basalt firefighters were called to Snowmass Creek Road for a small dumpster fire. They quickly extinguished the fire.

July 21 at 8:21 a.m. — Basalt firefighters were called to Highway 82 at the lower bypass bridge for a tree on fire. They suppressed the fire and cleared vegetation in the area.

July 22 at 6:33 p.m. — An ambulance was called to Emma Road for a man with chest pain. He was transported to the hospital for further care.

July 23 at 6:08 p.m. — An ambulance was called to Frying Pan Road for a man with difficulty breathing. He was transported to the hospital for further care.

July 24 at 11:08 a.m. — Responders were called to help rescue a woman who suffered a broken arm while riding a dirt bike on rough terrain on the Crown. Basalt Fire Department personnel and a team from Mountain Rescue Aspen reached the patient on all-terrain vehicles and transported her down to an ambulance. She was taken to the hospital for further care.

July 24 at 11:56 a.m. — An ambulance was called to Eagle-Thomasville Road for a man with a broken leg suffered in a motorcycle crash. He was transported to the hospital for further care.

July 25 at 1:17 a.m. — An ambulance was called to Emma Road for a man with potential injuries from an assault. He was assessed and released on the scene.

July 26 at 6:05 p.m. — An ambulance was called to Frying Pan Road for two men with potential injuries from a car accident. Both men were assessed and released on the scene.


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