Basalt Fire Department calls
Editor’s note: The following are the fire and medical calls that the Basalt Fire Department responded to between July 6 and Saturday.
July 6, 6:38 p.m. — Basalt firefighters were called to Lakeside Drive for a smoke alarm. The alarms were malfunctioning, and no assistance was needed.
July 8, 2:18 a.m. — An ambulance was called to Lava Drive for a sick woman. She was transported to the hospital for further care.
July 8, 5:16 a.m. — Basalt firefighters were called to Roaring Fork Mobile Home Park for a residence on fire. The fire was suppressed and contained. The residence and its contents were a total loss.
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July 8, 11:33 a.m. — An ambulance was called to Hopi Street for a woman with possible injuries from a fall. She was assessed and released on the scene.
July 8, 6:43 p.m. — An ambulance was called to Emma Road for a man with possible injuries from a bicycle crash. He was transported to the hospital for further care.
July 10, 1:56 a.m. — An ambulance was called for a woman who was struck and killed by a vehicle on Highway 82 in front of the Aspen-Basalt Mobile Home Park. She was pronounced dead on the scene.
July 10, 2:54 p.m. — Basalt firefighters were called to Willits for a trash fire. It was extinguished quickly.
July 11, 2:50 a.m. — An ambulance was called for an assault at a bus stop at Old Snowmass. Medics assessed and released the person on the scene.
July 11, 3:27 p.m. — Basalt firefighters were called to Cemetery Road for a carbon monoxide alarm. No carbon monoxide was found, and the alarm was found to be malfunctioning.
Saturday, 9:44 a.m. — An ambulance was called to James Circle for a man with difficulty breathing. He was transported to the hospital for further care.
Saturday, 1:14 p.m. — An ambulance was called to Lewis Lane for a man with potential injuries from an assault. He was assessed and released on the scene.
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