Basalt fire and medical calls Oct. 8-13 |

Basalt fire and medical calls Oct. 8-13

Staff report
The Aspen Times
Aspen, CO, Colorado

BASALT – Following are the fire and medical calls that Basalt Fire Department responded to Oct. 8 through Sunday.

Oct. 8 at 12:34 a.m.: Law enforcement requested ambulance standby near Lake Christine; not needed.

Oct. 8 at 6:14 p.m.: Responded to Lauren Lane for a child struck by a vehicle. One patient was taken to the hospital.

Oct. 8 at 11:02 p.m.: Responded for medical call Cottonwood Drive, transported patient to hospital.

Oct. 9 at 7:39 p.m.: Walk-in patient at El Jebel Fire Station complaining of gas exposure. One patient was checked and released.

Oct. 11 at 5:13 p.m.: Responded for medical call on Fawn Drive. One patient was transported to hospital.

Oct. 11 at 6:13 p.m.: Responded to Eagle County Building for sprinkler head that was flowing water. Sprinkler head had been damaged. There was no fire. Crews stopped flow of water and assisted with initial cleanup.

Oct. 12 at 11:52 a.m.: Responded to an eye and breathing irritant that was released at Basalt High School. Emergency medical services contacted a total of 49 people; 40 were complaining of symptoms, and three were transported to hospitals. Carbondale Fire-EMS and Aspen Ambulance aided Basalt Fire.

Oct. 12 at 5:25 p.m.: Medical call on Park Circle was canceled while responding.

Oct. 12 at 6:15 p.m.: Responded to Mile Marker 1 on Fryingpan Road for a vehicle crash. One occupant was transported to the hospital.

Sunday at 11:06 p.m.: Call to East Valley Road for a possible allergic reaction. One patient was checked and refused transport.

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