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Basalt emergency calls

Staff report

Following are the calls that the Basalt Fire Department responded to Sept. 3 through Monday.

Sept. 3 at 10:05 a.m. — Responded to a medical in Basalt. A female patient was treated on scene and released.

Sept. 3 at 7:42 p.m. — Responded to a medical call in Basalt for a patient with a behavioral issue. The party was transported to Valley View Hospital.

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Sept. 5 at 5:28 p.m. — Responded to a brush fire at mile marker 17 along Highway 82. A nearby homeowner acted quickly to extinguish the fire before the fire department arrived. A fire crew assisted to make sure the fire was out.

Sept. 6 at 10:13 a.m. — Medical call to El Jebel for a male patient in cardiac arrest. The patient was pronounced dead at the scene after resuscitation failed.

Saturday at 10:19 a.m. — Received a report of smoke in the area of Red Table Mountain east of Basalt Mountain. Crews were unable to locate the smoke, but a federal firefighting team checked the area the next day and located the fire.

Saturday at 10:46 p.m. — Received a report about the smell of smoke at Holland Hills. The source was determined to be a legal fire.

Sunday at 7:53 a.m. — A homeowner in El Jebel called the Fire Department for help with smoke detectors that were malfunctioning.

Sunday at 7:49 p.m. — Responded to a report of carbon monoxide in a Basalt home. No carbon monoxide was detected. The detector was ruled to be faulty.

Monday at 3:30 p.m. — Responded to a medical call in Basalt for a child with difficulties. The child was treated on the scene and released.

Monday at 10:56 p.m. — Responded to a report of a carbon monoxide alarm going off in a Basalt residence. No carbon monoxide was detected.


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