Basalt fire calls
Editor’s note: The following are the fire and medical calls that the Basalt Fire Department responded to from June 17 through Monday.
June 17 at 7 a.m. — Investigated a report of smoke in the Stone Road area. Found it to be coming from a fire in Emma.
June 17 at 12 p.m. — Responded to Highway 82 near Basalt Avenue for a report of a vehicle fire that turned out to be a mechanical failure.
June 17 at 1 p.m. — Responded to Basalt Center Circle for a medical call. One person was transported to the hospital.
June 17 at 10:15 p.m. — Responded to milepost 23 on Highway 82 to help clean up fluids after a vehicle hit a deer.
June 18 at 7:30 p.m. — Responded to a one-car accident 3.5 miles up East Sopris Creek Road. No transport was necessary.
June 19 at 8:45 a.m. — Responded to Emma Road for a call of a person who was bitten by a pig. No transport was necessary.
June 19 at 2:45 p.m. — Responded to Clark’s Market for a medical call. One person was transported to the hospital.
June 20 at 9 a.m. — Responded to the Deaf Camp on Snowmass Creek Road for a medical call. One person was transported to the hospital.
June 20 at 12:25 p.m. — Responded to milepost 15 on Highway 82 to assist the Carbondale fire department with a medical-trauma call.
June 20 at 2:45 p.m. — Responded to Highway 82 and Willits Lane for a car accident. No injuries or hazards.
June 21 at 7 a.m. — Responded to Sopris Creek Road for an alarm issue.
June 21 at 2 p.m. — Responded to Midland Avenue for a medical call. One person was transported to the hospital.
Sunday at 10 a.m. — Deployed an engine and crew to help fight a wildfire in Pagosa Springs.
Sunday at 7 p.m. — Responded to Juniper Court for a malfunctioning alarm.
Sunday at 10 p.m. — Responded to the Cerise Ranch area on Highway 82 along with the Carbondale fire department for a report of smoke. Nothing was found.
Monday 1:45 a.m. — Responded to Jody Road for a medical call. One person was transported to the hospital.
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