Basalt Fire Department call log
BASALT – The Basalt Fire Department responded to the following calls last week:
July 17 at 11:11 a.m.: Responded to Highway 82 for a false alarm. No hazards were found.
July 17 at 3:11 p.m.: Responded to 20000 Highway 82 for a car hitting a deer. There were no injuries to the driver; the deer was killed.
July 17 at 11:29 p.m.: Responded to Willits Lane for a smoke report. No hazards were found.
July 18 at 6:42 a.m.: Responded to Park Avenue for an allergic reaction. The patient was transported to the hospital.
July 18 at 10:33 a.m.: Responded to Elk Lane for a good intent call but canceled it en route.
July 19 at 1:37 p.m.: Responded to Southside Drive for a false alarm.
July 20 at 10:48 a.m.: Responded to Highway 82 for a person complaining of back pain. The patient was transported to the hospital.
July 20 at 12:02 p.m.: Responded to Basalt Center Circle for a medical problem. No transport.
July 20 at 2:13 p.m.: Responded to Mountain View for an odor of smoke. The dryer was packed with lint. The owner was advised to remove lint.
July 20 at 2:21 p.m.: Responded to Cottonwood Pass for a lightning-caused wildfire. The half-acre fire was contained by crews from Basalt, Carbondale and the Upper Colorado River Fire Agency. Mop-up of the fire continued the next day until it was completely extinguished.
July 20 at 8:59 p.m.: Responded to El Jebel Road for an intoxicated person. The person was released to a family member.
Saturday at 3:10 a.m.: Responded to Emma West Road for a medical problem. The patient was transported to the hospital.
Saturday at 4:03 p.m.: Responded to Homestead Drive for a smoke report. Someone was grilling.
Saturday at 6:34 p.m.: Responded to Highway 82 and Two Rivers Road for a possible stroke. The person refused transport.
Saturday at 8:55 p.m.: Responded to Little Pinion Drive for a medical problem. The person was evaluated and refused transport.
Sunday at 1:34 a.m.: Returned to Little Pinion Drive to transport earlier patient to the hospital.
Sunday at 3:33 p.m.: Responded to Frying Pan Road to a recreational vehicle that had rolled over. No injuries were reported.
Sunday at 6:13 p.m.: Responded to 17000 Highway 82 for a smoke report. No smoke was found.
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Andrew Huntsman and Ralph Smalley were chosen by the seniors to give the class address during Basalt High School’s graduation ceremony on Saturday. This had the two BHS teachers questioning the legitimacy of those diplomas they were about to hand out.