Basalt Fire Department calls
July 4, 2012
BASALT – Following are the fire and medical calls that the Basalt Fire Department responded to between June 25 and Sunday.
June 25 at 7:53 a.m.: Responded to Frying Pan Road for a possible stroke. The patient was transported to the hospital.
June 26 at 4:07 p.m.: Dispatched to Upper Cattle Creek Road for a smoking vehicle report. The vehicle was found but not smoking.
June 26 at 10:37 p.m.: Responded to Promontory Lane for a person complaining of abdominal pain. The patient was transported to the hospital.
June 27 at 7:58 p.m.: Responded to Frying Pan Road for a bicycle accident. One patient was transported to the hospital.
Thursday at 1:11 p.m.: Responded to Highway 82 at Blue Lake for a one-vehicle, non-injury accident.
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Friday at 8:11 a.m.: Responded to Lewis Lane for a person complaining of abdominal pain. The patient was transported to the hospital.
Friday at 8:58 a.m.: Responded to East Valley Road for a traumatic injury. One patient was transported to the hospital.
Friday at 10:41 a.m.: Dispatched to the Elk Wallow campground for a smoke report. Smoky haze from other regional fires was the cause.
Friday at 11:09 a.m.: Received multiple reports of smoke in the Basalt Mountain/Fryingpan Valley areas. Only a haze was observed.
Friday at 11:39 a.m.: Another smoke report up the Fryingpan. No smoke was found.
Friday at 2:30 p.m.: Received a credible smoke report on Basalt Mountain. A federal helicopter was sent to investigate. No smoke or flames were found.
Saturday at 9:48 p.m.: A reported illegal fire up Snowmass Creek was found to be a legal gas-cooking grill.
Saturday at 10:34 p.m.: Responded to Coyote Circle for a medical problem. No treatment or transport.
Sunday at 2:33 p.m.: Responded to Homestead Drive for an obvious death.
Sunday at 11:15 p.m.: Responded to Silverado Drive for a person complaining of numbness. No treatment or transport.