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Basalt fire, medical calls

Staff report
The Aspen Times
Aspen, CO, Colorado

BASALT – Following are the fire and medical calls the Basalt Fire Department responded to between Aug. 27 and Monday:

Aug. 27 at 11:17 a.m.: Responded to Lower River Road for a smoke report. It was a false alarm.

Aug. 27 at 11:24 a.m.: Responded to Elk Run Drive for a one-person bicycle accident. The patient was transported to the hospital.

Aug. 27 at 4 p.m.: Responded to McLaughlin Drive for a person complaining of dizziness. The patient was transported to the hospital.

Aug. 28 at 8:51 a.m.: Responded to Basalt Center Circle for a person complaining of pain. Patient was transported to the hospital.

Aug. 28 at 1:34 p.m.: Responded to Park Circle for a person complaining of vertigo. The patient was transported to the hospital.

Aug. 28 at 8:51 p.m.: Responded to Cottonwood Drive for a seizure. The person was transported by private vehicle to the hospital.

Aug. 28 at 11:41 p.m.: Responded to Willits Lane for a citizen assist.

Aug. 29 at 7:56 p.m.: Responded to Snowmass Creek Road for a person having chest pain. The patient was transported to the hospital.

Aug. 30 at 2:33 p.m.: Responded to East Valley Road for a one-car rollover accident. One patient was transported to the hospital.

Aug. 30 at 2:35 p.m.: Responded to 20000 Highway 82 for a vehicle-versus-horse-trailer accident. There were no injuries.

Aug. 31 at 10:49 a.m.: Responded to Lower River Road for a smoke report. A person was burning brush and extinguished the fire.

Aug. 31 at 7:15 p.m.: Dispatched to Frying Pan Road for a medical call but was canceled en route.

Aug. 31 at 9:55 p.m.: Responded to Farve Lane for a mental-health issue. No transport.

Saturday at 12:44 p.m.: Responded to the top of Basalt Mountain for a wildland fire. The fire was 25 feet by 25 feet. It was contained and extinguished. The cause has not been determined.

Sunday at 2:19 p.m.: Responded to East Valley Road for a vehicle fire. The fire was extinguished by a citizen, and fire crews overhauled the scene.

Sunday at 2:26 p.m.: Responded to Frying Pan Road for an injury from an ATV accident. One patient was transported to the hospital.

Monday at 2:11 a.m.: Responded to Elk Creek Road for a vehicle fire. Crews extinguished the fire.


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