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Basalt fire and rescue calls: May 21-27

BASALT – Basalt Fire Department responded to the following calls between May 21 and 27:

May 21 at 11:17 a.m. – Medical call at Harris Street for a person with diabetes symptoms. Patient was transported to the hospital.

May 21 at 1:51 p.m. – Medical call at Hooks Spur for a person who had fallen off a bicycle. Patient was transported to the hospital.



May 22 at 10:31 a.m.: Medical call at East Cody Lane for a person complaining of numbness in the arm. Patient was transported to the hospital.

May 22 at 1:06 p.m. – Dispatched to a wildland fire at Highway 82 and Willits Lane. The cause was people cutting steel and sparks ignited the grass. The fire burned 2 acres before being contained. Basalt Fire was assisted by the Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Management Unit.



May 22 at 3:11 p.m. – Medical call at Eagle County Drive for two people complaining of smoke inhalation. Patients were evaluated and released.

May 22 at 5:28 p.m. – Basalt fire crews returned to the Highway 82 and Willits Lane wildland fire to extinguish some hotspots.

May 22 at 8:25 p.m. – Dispatched to assist law enforcement with evaluating an intoxicated person. Person was transported to a detox facility by the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office.

May 23 at 11:17 a.m. – Dispatched to a fire alarm but canceled en route.

May 23 at 8:59 p.m. – Medical call at East Cody Lane for a person with a head injury. Patient was transported to the hospital.

May 23 at 9:52 p.m. – Responded to School Street for a person under the influence. Patient was transported to the hospital.

May 24 at 4:30 p.m. – Responded to a medical call at East Valley Road for an infant having a seizure but no longer seizing. Infant was evaluated, and parents followed up with a family physician.

Friday at 9:30 a.m. – Dispatched to a medical call at Valley Court. No medical care was needed.

Friday at 12:14 p.m. – Responded to a medical call at Basalt High School for a knee injury. Person was evaluated and transported by family to the hospital.

Friday at 12:40 p.m. – Responded to a medical call at Elk Lane for a person with abdominal pain. Patient was transported to the hospital.

Saturday at 3:04 a.m. – Responded to a medical call on Highway 82 for a person injured in a fall. Person was evaluated and refused transport.

Saturday at 6:34 a.m. – Received a call about smoke in the air at Woods Lake. Person was advised it was from a wildfire south of Grand Junction.

Saturday at 3:25 p.m. -Dispatched to Caballo Drive for a ruptured natural gas line next to a house. Fire crews clamped the line, and Source Gas responded for repairs.

Saturday at 7:57 p.m. – Responded to a medical call at Midland Avenue for an unconscious person. Patient was transported to the hospital.

Saturday at 8:30 p.m. – Dispatched to a medical alarm at Quail Run but canceled en route.

Sunday at 2:17 p.m. -Responded to a medical call at Devon Court for a person with an ongoing medical problem. Patient was transported to the hospital.


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