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Basalt fire and medical calls

Staff report
The Aspen Times
Aspen CO Colorado

BASALT – The following are the medical and fire calls to which the Basalt Fire Department responded between Feb. 18 and Sunday.

Feb. 18 at 9:10 a.m.: A medical false alarm on Willits Lane. Crews assisted the occupant in resetting the alarm.

Feb. 19 at 12:45 a.m.: Responded to a structure fire on Riverside Drive. A built-in gas grill ignited an exterior, two-story, enclosed wood frame and brick-veneer chimney attached to the house by an upper deck. The fire was confined to the area of origin and extinguished. Twelve firefighters and two engines responded.

Feb. 19 at 9:59 a.m.: A medical call to Floyd Street resulted in an unattended and obvious death.

Feb. 19 at 6:12 p.m.: A medical call to Elk Run Drive resulted in no transport.

Feb. 20 at 12:09 p.m.: Responded to Park Circle for a possible stroke. The patient was transported to the hospital.

Feb. 21 at 8 a.m.: Responded to Red Tail Drive for a medical alarm. The patient was transported to the hospital.

Feb. 22 at 7:09 p.m.: Dispatched to a structure fire at the Lazy Glen trailer park. On arrival, crews found a small area burning next to the water heater. The fire was extinguished. A mechanical malfunction caused the fire.

Feb. 23 at 7:37 p.m.: A person having a seizure on Midland Avenue was transported to the hospital.

Feb. 24 at 12:19 p.m.: Dispatched to a possible structure fire on Coyote Circle. Flames were coming from an oven. Crews extinguished the fire and checked for all other hazards and fire extension.

Feb. 25 at 3:09 p.m.: Transported a patient from East Valley Road to the hospital.

Feb. 26 at 8:07 p.m.: Responded to West Sopris Drive for a reported chimney fire. The fire was out on arrival.

Feb. 26 at 8:27 p.m.: A person on Navajo having a seizure was transported to the hospital.

Feb. 27 at 3:53 a.m.: A person on Cub Court was experiencing chest pains and was transported to the hospital.

March 1 at 11:30 a.m.: A smoke detector was activated on Ridge Road. No hazards were found.

March 1 at 1:50 p.m.: A smoke detector was malfunctioning on Escalante.

Saturday at 12:51 a.m.: Responded to a head injury at 19125 Highway 82. The patient was treated and released.

Saturday at 2:15 p.m.: A false medical alarm was activated on East Sopris Creek Road.

Saturday at 7:31 p.m.: Responded to an oven fire on Midland Avenue. The fire was out on arrival.

Saturday at 10:05 p.m.: A medical problem on Rhianne Loop resulted in the transport of a patient to the hospital.

Sunday at 11:30 p.m.: A vehicle accident at 19000 Highway 82 was investigated. No driver was found.

Sunday at 6:15 p.m.: A chimney fire on Kings Row was out when a fire officer arrived.

Sunday at 11:55 p.m.: A transformer found arcing at 29000 Highway 82 was turned over to Holy Cross Electric.


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