Smoke reports keep Basalt Fire Department busy
BASALT – The following are calls that the Basalt Fire Department responded to between April 16 and Saturday:
April 16 at 6:58 a.m.: Responded to a mutual aid call from the Carbondale Fire Department to a controlled burn at 18000 Highway 82. Property owner had a permit and was allowed to proceed.
April 16 at 7:19 p.m.: Responded to Elk Run in Basalt for a carbon monoxide alarm. No hazard was found. The crew replaced a battery.
April 16 at 10:04 p.m.: Responded to Wendy’s in El Jebel for an asthma attack. The patient was transported to the hospital.
April 18 at 10:17 p.m.: Responded to 20000 Highway 82 for a Roaring Fork Transportation Authority bus that had lost its transmission. Parts and fluids were on the highway. RFTA and Colorado Department of Transportation were called and did the cleanup.
April 18 at 10:46 a.m.: Dispatched to Missouri Heights for a smoke report. A controlled burn was in progress and the owner had a permit.
April 18 at 12:14 p.m.: Dispatched to Two Rivers Road in Basalt for a smoke report. A controlled burn was in progress, and the owner had a permit.
April 18 at 3:53 p.m.: Responded to Pine Ridge in Basalt for a person complaining of abdominal pain. The patient was transported to the hospital.
April 18 at 4:49 p.m.: Responded to Basalt High School for a person hit in the head by a shot put. The patient was transported to the hospital.
April 18 at 9:59 p.m.: Responded to Gillespie Drive in El Jebel to extinguish a controlled burn left unattended after dark.
Thursday at 8:32 a.m.: Responded to James Circle in El Jebel for a person complaining of pain. Patient was transported to the hospital.
Thursday at 10:48 a.m.: Responded to Two Rivers Road in Basalt for a vehicle accident. There were no injuries.
Friday at 4:32 p.m.: Dispatched to Elk Run in Basalt to assist a disabled person.
Friday at 5:38 p.m.: Responded to Horseshoe Drive in Basalt for a wildland fire. Crews extinguished two burning stumps and a small slash pile. The property owner was not there.
Friday at 11:43 p.m.: Responded to 20500 Highway 82 for a vehicle versus bear accident. The bear ran away, and the driver was not injured.
Friday at 5:21 a.m.: Responded to Little Pinion Drive for an alarm activation. No hazards were found.
Saturday at 8:05 a.m.: Responded to Park Avenue in Basalt for a medical call.
Saturday at 8:52 a.m.: Responded to a medical call with the Snowmass Fire Department in Snowmass. The patient was transported to the hospital.
Saturday at 8:14 p.m.: Dispatched to Little Pinion Drive in Basalt to assist a resident with a smoke detector.
Saturday at 9:57 a.m.: Responded to Park Avenue in Basalt for a medical call. A person had a behavioral problem. The patient was transported to the hospital.
Saturday at 11:15 a.m.: Dispatched to Missouri Heights for a smoke report and found a small fire that was out on arrival.
Saturday at 1:24 p.m.: The Carbondale Fire Department asked Basalt to be on standby because of call volume.
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