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Basalt Fire Department calls, Dec. 24 through sunday

Staff report
The Aspen Times
Aspen CO Colorado

BASALT – Basalt firefighters are reminding people with wood-burning devices not to put hot ashes on or next to combustible materials, such as wood siding or on wood decks. Use only approved metal containers with lids.

The Basalt Fire Department responded Saturday to a fire that was caused when ashes were placed next to the wood exterior of a residence, igniting a fire.

Following are fire and medical calls the department responded to between Dec. 24 and Sunday:

Dec. 24 at 8:41 a.m.: A reported vehicle accident on Sopris Creek Road was not found.

Dec. 24 at 4:15 p.m.: Another reported vehicle accident, at 29000 Highway 82, was not found.

Dec. 26 at 8:14 a.m.: A person with a traumatic injury on East Valley Road was transported to the hospital.

Dec. 26 at 10:30 p.m.: A medical call on Red Tail Drive resulted in a patient refusal.

Dec. 27 at 3:30 p.m.: Responded to Lazy Glen for a distraught person who was transported to the hospital with law enforcement on board.

Dec. 27 at 11:14 p.m.: Responded to Lazy Glen for a head injury. The patient was transported to the hospital.

Dec. 28 at 11:07 p.m.: A false alarm was activated on J.W. Drive.

Dec. 28 at 7:23 p.m.: A medical call to Pinon Drive resulted in a patient refusal.

Dec. 29 at 7:59 a.m.: Responded to 22000 Highway 82 for a non-injury vehicle accident.

Dec. 29 at 8:22 p.m.: A medical call to Reed Street resulted in a patient refusal.

Dec. 29 at 12:14 p.m.: A person with breathing problems on Evans Court was transported to the hospital.

Dec. 30 at 7:15 a.m.: Responded to El Jebel Road for a traumatic injury. The patient was transported to the hospital.

Dec. 31 at 5:41 a.m.: Called to Spring Creek Road for a person with chest pain. The patient was transported to the hospital.

Dec. 31 at 1:50 p.m.: Responded to Gold Rivers Court for an alarm activation because of a water leak.

Dec. 31 at 3:45 p.m.: Called to East Cody Lane for a person feeling dizzy. The patient was transported to the hospital.

Dec. 31 at 4:08 p.m.: A citizen assist on Ridge Road.

Dec. 31 at 5:10 p.m.: Same citizen needed assistance on Ridge Road.

Jan. 1 at 12:52 a.m.: One-vehicle accident on Highway 82 at Emma Spur. No occupants were on the scene.

Jan. 1 at 6:05 p.m.: Transported a patient from Ridge Road to the hospital.

Jan. 2 at 12:32 a.m.: One-vehicle accident on Snowmass Creek Road. No occupants were on the scene.

Jan. 2 at 2:54 p.m.: One-vehicle, non-injury accident on Sopris Creek Road.

Jan. 2 at 4:54 p.m.: Medical call to Lazy Glen. No transport.

Jan. 2 at 6:21 p.m.: Smell of propane on McLaughlin Drive. The tank was empty, and the boiler was not firing properly.

Jan. 3 at 2:29 p.m.: Call to Hooks Lane to check on a controlled burn.

Jan. 3 at 3:17 p.m.: Call to the Aspen Basalt Mobile Home Park for a citizen assist.

Friday at 5:07 a.m.: Responded to East Homestead Drive for a person having a seizure. The patient was transported to the hospital.

Friday at 9:12 a.m.: Responded to Cedar Drive for a carbon monoxide alarm. Carbon monoxide was detected, and the owner was advised not to occupy the house until repairs were made to the furnace.

Saturday at 8:08 a.m.: Responded to a structure fire at a residence on Highway 82. Ashes from a wood stove had been placed next to the wood siding, causing ignition. The fire caused minor damage to the exterior of the house before it was extinguished.

Sunday at 9:55 p.m.: Called to Midland Avenue for a person under the influence. The patient was transported to the hospital.


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