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Calls to Basalt Fire Department

Staff report
The Aspen Times
Aspen CO Colorado

BASALT – The following are the fire and medical calls that the Basalt Fire Department responded to between July 23 and Monday.

July 23 at 4:14 p.m.: Responded to a smoke report from a lightning strike on West Sopris Creek Road. No fire was found.

July 24 at 9:36 a.m.: Responded to a one-person bicycle accident on the Rio Grande Trail. The patient was transported to the hospital.

July 25 at 12:01 a.m.: Responded to Gold Rivers Court for a medical problem. A patient was transported to the hospital.

July 25 at 2:04 p.m.: Responded to near Elk Creek Road for a wildfire caused by lightning. Ranch hands had stopped the fire from growing, and Basalt crews came in to fully extinguish it.

July 25 at 3 p.m.: Responded to Farve Lane to assist an Eagle County Deputy.

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July 25 at 7:54 p.m.: Responded to Eagle County Drive to evaluate a possible sexual assault. A person was transported to the hospital by an Eagle County deputy.

Thursday at 7:05 a.m.: Responded to Nathan Lane for a person with abdominal pain. The patient was transported to the hospital.

Friday at 5:10 p.m.: Responded to 25000 Highway 82 for a possible wildfire. No fire was found.

Saturday at 8:49 a.m.: Responded to East Valley Road for a sprinkler alarm. The sprinkler had activated and was flooding an area of the building. The water was turned off, and the sprinkler company was notified to make repairs.

Sunday at 2 p.m.: The Thomasville Fire station was notified of a person at Savage Lakes with a broken ankle. West Eagle Search and Rescue was notified and responded. The patient was never located and was presumed to have gotten out on their own.