Basalt Fire calls Nov. 20-Dec. 1 |

Basalt Fire calls Nov. 20-Dec. 1

Staff reportThe Aspen TimesAspen, CO, Colorado

BASALT – The Basalt Fire Department responded to the following calls between Nov. 20 and Saturday:Nov. 20 at 12:05 p.m.: Responded to Beaver Lane for a traumatic injury. The person refused treatment.Nov. 20 at 3:10 p.m.: Responded to Red Tail Drive but was canceled en route because of a false medical alarm.Nov. 20 at 3:54 p.m.: Responded to the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority parking lot at Aspen Junction for a vehicle fire. The fire was extinguished, authorities thought.Nov. 20 at 5:55 p.m.: Returned to the RFTA lot. The vehicle’s upholstery had reignited and was extinguished.Nov. 22 at 7:12 p.m.: Received a standby request from the Carbondale & Rural Fire Department because it had crews out responding to calls.Nov. 24 at 4:32 a.m.: Responded to a report of flames the Flight for Life helicopter observed in a Cottonwood Pass area. Responders found smoke but no fire.Nov. 25 at 8:20 p.m.: Responded to East Valley Road for a person who had fallen. The patient was transported to the hospital.Nov. 26 at 12 p.m.: Responded to 7000 Frying Pan Road for a report of smoke, which was from a controlled burn.Nov. 26 at 5:58 p.m.: Responded to Basalt Avenue and Highway 82 for a noninjury, car-versus-deer accident.Nov. 26 at 6:13 p.m.: Returned to the controlled burn at 7000 Frying Pan Road. The fire was not properly extinguished.Nov. 26 at 7:29 p.m.: Responded to Emma East and Highway 82 for another noninjury, car-versus-deer accident.Nov. 27 at 2 a.m.: Responded to Hearthstone Drive for a smoke-detector activation. Dead batteries were replaced.Nov. 27 at 7:35 a.m.: Responded to Highway 82 to assist Basalt Police Department. No assistance proved necessary.Nov. 27 at 9:25 a.m.: Responded to Caballo Street for a person who had fallen. The patient was transported to the hospital.Nov. 27 at 2:14 p.m.: Responded to Sopris Village for a carbon monoxide alarm. No hazards were found.Nov. 29 at 6:25 p.m.: Assisted the Carbondale & Rural Fire Department with a vehicle-versus-bicycle accident. Carbondale transported the patient.Nov. 29 at 8:56 p.m.: Received a standby request from the Carbondale &Rural Fire Department because it had responded to multiple calls.Friday at 2:35 p.m.: Received a false medical alarm on Red Tail Drive.Friday at 7:54 p.m.: Received a report about the smell of propane on Snowmass Creek Road. No hazards were found.Saturday at 4:09 p.m.: Responded to East Valley Road for a vehicle-versus-pedestrian accident. The pedestrian refused treatment and was released.Saturday at 7:26 p.m.: Responded to Highway 82 at Snowmass for a possible stroke. The patient was transported to the hospital.Saturday at 9:02 a.m.: Responded to Gillespie Drive for a possible knife wound. The wound was a few days old, and the person was released.Saturday at 10:58 p.m.: Responded to Basalt Elementary School on Cottonwood Drive for a smoke-alarm activation. The odor of marijuana was detected, and the incident was turned over to the Basalt Police Department.

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