Basalt Fire Department calls |

Basalt Fire Department calls

Staff reportThe Aspen TimesAspen CO Colorado

BASALT – The following are the fire and medical calls made to the Basalt Fire Department between April 22 and Sunday.April 22 at 1:24 a.m.: Basalt Ambulance was put on standby for Carbondale Ambulance due to a high number of calls.April 22 at 11:50 a.m.: Called to Missouri Heights for an illegal burn. The landowner put out the grass fire.April 23 at 6:44 p.m.: Called for smoke report on Basalt Mountain. No fire was located.April 23 at 7:55 p.m.: Called to assist the Snowmass Fire Department with a medical call on Snowmass Creek Road. The call was canceled while Basalt was responding.April 24 at 12:31 p.m.: Called to El Jebel for a medical emergency. The patient was transported to the hospital.April 25 at 8:46 a.m.: Assisted the Carbondale Fire Department on a fire call at Mid-Valley Kennels. All dogs were fine.April 25 at 4:15 p.m.: Called for a traumatic injury at the Basalt Skate Park. The parents transported the skater to a local hospital.April 26 at 8:40 a.m.: Called for a roll-over accident on Highway 82 near Basalt Avenue. One person was extricated from the vehicle and transported to a hospital.April 26 at 6:39 p.m.: Called to a lightning strike off East Sopris Creek Road. Firefighters from the Bureau of Land Management extinguished the blaze.Saturday at 9:08 a.m.: Called to a home in the Willits subdivision to assist with a low battery in a smoke detector.Saturday at 12:26 p.m.: Called to Missouri Heights for what proved to be a false alarm.Saturday at 8:20 p.m.: Called to assist Carbondale & Rural Fire Department on a reported structure fire. Call was canceled during response.Sunday at 4:23 a.m.: Called to a Basalt home for a malfunctioning smoke detector.Sunday at 9:23 a.m.: Called to Elk Run for a medical alarm. Canceled while responding.

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