Basalt Fire Department calls |

Basalt Fire Department calls

Staff report

Editor’s note: The following are the calls the Basalt Fire Department responded to between July 30 and Saturday.

July 30 — Assisted with battery replacement for smoke detectors in Old Snowmass subdivision.

July 30 — Responded to a gas leak inside a home in El Jebel. Evacuated the occupants and shut off the gas at the meter. The structure was ventilated, and the scene was turned over to SourceGas.

July 31 — Responded to audible and visual alarms in the Blue Lake area. No smoke or gas was detected. The alarm was reset.

July 31 — Responded to a medical call for an assault in the Basalt area. No transport was necessary. The patient refused treatment.

Aug. 1 — Investigated an audible alarm in Blue Lake and determined that it was a system malfunction.

Aug. 1 — Mutual aid with Carbondale for a medical call. It was canceled before there was contact with the patient.

Saturday — Medical call to Blue Lake for a male who fell and had a head injury. He was transported to Valley View Hospital.

Saturday — Medical call to El Jebel for a possible broken arm. The patient refused treatment.


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