Fire calls, June 24-30
The Snowmass-Wildcat Fire Protection District responded to the following calls from June 24 through 30.
• Medical call to the top of Wood Road to rendezvous with the Snowmass mountain rangers to pick up a person suffering from a head injury. The patient refused further treatment and transportation to Aspen Valley Hospital.
• Dangerous-gas alarm at 1750 Lake Wildcat Road. The cause of the alarm was an accidental activation by workers. No hazards were present upon arrival.
• Automatic fire alarm at 400 Wood Road, the Crestwood Grape, Unit 1119. A cooking error activated a smoke detector.
• Automatic fire alarm at 227 Pinon Drive. Nothing was found that could have activated the alarm system. The cause of the alarm was a possible system malfunction.
• Automatic fire alarm at 400 Wood Road, the Crestwood Condos, Unit 2108. A cooking error activated a smoke detector.
• Automatic fire alarm at 76 Spur Ridge Lane. The system malfunctioned due to a water leak over the main panel.
• Water-flow alarm at 5131 Owl Creek Road, Building B. A broken pipe was found in the ceiling of the first floor. The water was shut off, and the crew helped the occupants with the water cleanup.
• Vehicle fire at 190 Jack Gredig Lane, the Pitkin County Landfill. The fire was out upon arrival. A small dumptruck had leaked some hydraulic fluid that had caught fire.
• Smoke investigation at 708 Sinclair Road. A barbecue on the back deck was the cause of the smoke.
• Automatic fire alarm at 1364 Horse Ranch Drive. No smoke or fire was found at the home. A possible system malfunction set off the alarm system.
• Odor investigation at 108 North Ridge Road. The homeowner smelled smoke. The investigation found no cause for the odor.
• Medical call to 5275 Owl Creek Road, the fire station, for a walk-in who had fallen while riding a skateboard. The crews bandaged up the road rash and called the parents for a release.
• Medical call to Wood Road and Fanny Hill to receive a patient being transferred from the Snowmass mountain rangers. A person suffering from an altered level of consciousness due to a possible head injury was transported to Aspen Valley Hospital.
• Odor investigation at 1022 Wood Road for a smell of smoke. Crews found the occupants of 36 Edgewood Lane had a fire in the fireplace of their home and the smoke was traveling downhill.
• Medical call to 30 Anderson Lane, Unit 642, for a person suffering from the side effects of chemotherapy. The patient refused treatment and transportation to Aspen Valley Hospital.
• Odor investigation at 10 Fox Lane for a smell of natural gas. No natural gas was detected in the house upon arrival.
• Automatic fire alarm at 32 Elk Ridge Lane. The occupants were changing batteries in the smoke detectors and set off the alarm system.
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