Basalt Fire Department calls
Following are the fire and medical calls that Basalt Fire Department responded to Oct. 16 through Tuesday.
Oct. 16 at 7:42 p.m. — Responded to a vehicle crash at mile marker 17 on old Highway 82. A vehicle left the road and struck a power pole.
Oct. 17 at 4:24 p.m. — Responded to a medical call at the Mid-Valley Surgery Center. The patient was taken to Valley View Hospital for further evaluation.
Oct. 17 at 7:26 p.m. — Responded to what turned out to be a false fire alarm. Cooking activated the alarm.
Oct. 19 at 2:48 p.m. — Responded to a medical call at the Basalt After Hours Clinic for a party with a medical emergency. Patient was taken to Valley View Hospital for treatment.
Oct. 19 at 6:20 p.m. — Responded to River Bend Road for an unpermitted controlled burn. The party extinguished the fire.
Oct. 20 at 1:14 a.m. — Responded to Blue Lake for a fire alarm in a residence. It turned out to be a faulty smoke detector.
Oct. 20 at 7:58 p.m. — Responded to the bus stop at mile marker 19 on Highway 82 for a report of an incoherent man. He was taken to Valley View Hospital for treatment.
Oct. 21 at 5:35 a.m. — Responded to mile marker 28 on Highway 82 for a two-car collision. There were no injuries.
Oct. 21 at 6:25 a.m. — Responded to mile marker 28.5 on Highway 82 for a vehicle accident with no injuries.
Oct. 22 at 6:31 a.m. — Responded to a medical call in Missouri Heights. The patient was in critical condition and taken to Valley View Hospital for treatment.
Oct. 22 at 8:41 a.m. — Responded to mile marker 21 on Highway 82 for a party who experienced a medical emergency while driving. The party was taken to Aspen Valley Hospital for further evaluation.
Oct. 22 at 11:03 a.m. — A team from the Thomasville Fire Station responded to the backcountry for a report of a hunter who had fallen. the patient was taken to Valley View Hospital with a traumatic injury.
Oct. 22 at 2:59 p.m. — Responded to a call for a sprinkler system that activated in a structure in Old Snowmass. There was no fire. The system was tripped by accident.
Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m. — Responded to downtown Basalt for a call of a strange odor. It was determined to be roof work from a nearby building that caused the odor.
Oct. 23 at 7:07 p.m. — Responded to a motorcycle crash at mile marker 21.5 on Two Rivers Road. The party was transported to Valley View Hospital with minor injuries.
Oct. 25 at 10:48 p.m. — Responded to a medical call at the Basalt After Hours Clinic. A juvenile patient was transported to Aspen Valley Hospital for evaluation.
Saturday at 12:47 a.m. — Responded to the Elk Run subdivision for a female experiencing a medical problem. She was taken to Valley View Hospital for evaluation.
Saturday at 2:35 p.m. — Responded to a diesel spill at mile marker 19.5 of Highway 82. The spill was cleaned up.
Saturday at 4:59 p.m. — Responded to a bicycle accident in El Jebel. The party was transported to Valley View Hospital for treatment.
Saturday at 7:07 p.m. — Responded with other fire department to mile-marker 16 on Highway 82 to transport multiple parties to local hospitals after a Roaring Fork Transportation Authority bus rollover.
Monday at 4:16 p.m. — Responded to a two-vehicle accident at Highway 82 and El Jebel Road. One patient was transported to a local hospital.
Tuesday at 2:17 a.m. — Responded to a call for help for a person who was locked in a bathroom in an El Jebel property. Crews worked with the property representative to get the party out.
Tuesday at 5:44 p.m. — Responded to a report of a house on fire in Missouri Heights. The fire turned out to be a controlled burn in the area.
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