2014 PRO BOARD TESTING

PRO BOARD TESTING TO BE HELD AT STATION 42 TRAINING GROUND IN 2015: 

  • General Rescue NFPA 1006 ( CORE)  with Vehicle & Machinery Level 1  March 6 & 7, 2015
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  • Driver Operator  Pumper  June 2015
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  • Driver Operator  Mobile Water Supply  June 2015
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  • Driver Operator  Aerial apparatus June 2015
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  • Firefighter 2    September 2015

 

 


Contact Information

Perry Hi-Way Hose Company
Mailing Address:
8281 Oliver Road
Erie, PA  16509

Non-Emergency:
Station 42 - 814-824-5224
501 Robison Road East
Erie, PA  16509

Station 43 - 814-864-0680
8281 Oliver Road
Erie, PA  16509

Emergency:
911


STATION 42

           STATION 42   501 ROBISON ROAD EAST

           HOME TO: E-423, R-428, S-427, L-429, T-439

 


News Headlines

Sat. Oct 18th 2014
2 MEMBERS PASS FIREFIGHTER 1 TEST

CONGRATULATIONS TO FIRE FIGHTERS CHRIS GRAPPY AND EVAN HELSLEY ON RECEIVING THEIR FIRE FIGHTER 1 CERTIFICATES THIS WEEKEND.&n...

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Sat. Oct 11th 2014
ANOTHER MEMBER MARRIED LAST NIGHT

CONGRATULATIONS TO MIKE MENDITTO ON HIS RECENT MARRIAGE TO HEATHER PETERSON AT THE FIRE DEPARTMENT SOCIAL HALL ON FRIDAY EVEN...

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Sat. Oct 11th 2014
6 MEMBERS RECIEVE TRENCH RESCUE CERTIFICATION

THE RESULTS ARE IN AND ALL 6 MEMBERS WHO RECENTLY TOOK THE TRENCH RESCUE CERTIFICATION TEST PASSED.  SARAH DOUGAN PASSED...

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100% OF ACTIVE MEMBERS PRO BOARD CERTIFIED! 

 

 CHRISTMAS AUCTIONS 2014

FRIDAY OCTOBER 24, 2014   6PM

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 14, 2014   6PM

FRIDAY  NOVEMBER 28, 2014   5PM

FRIDAY  DECEMBER 12,  2014   6PM

DOORS OPEN 1 HR BEFORE AUCTION

***   The Kitchen Will be OPEN With Full Menu   ***

CLICK ON THE AUCTION TAB ABOVE FOR MORE INFROMATION

 

 

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OPEN DUTY SHIFTS AVAILABLE

STIPENDS FOR IN STATION STAND BY TIME & CALLS

OPEN TO FIREFIGHTER / EMT'S IN REGION

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FIRE ASSIST TO KUHL HOSE 10-11-2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLICK FOR COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

 

 

 

 ***MARK YOUR CALENDERS***

2015 DODGE BALL TOURNEY SUNDAY MARCH 22 

12 - 5PM  AT FAMILY FIRST SPORTS PARK

(we will be using national dodgeball assoc. refs this year)

 

 

2015 COMEDY SHOW  SATURDAY  MAY 2 

DOORS OPEN 6PM  **  SHOW AT 8PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

        DEPARTMENT  ISO RATING  4 / 4Y (old 8B)

4 FOR BUILDINGS 1000' OR LESS FROM HYDRANT  /  4Y FOR "NON HYDRANT" AREAS       

 

 

PERRY HI-WAY HOSE COMPANY IS AN ALL VOLUNTEER FIRE, RESCUE AND EMS COMPANY STARTED BY A GROUP OF CONCERNED CITIZENS IN 1948.  WE SERVE ALL AREAS OF SUMMIT TOWNSHIP, ERIE COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA.  WE PROVIDE AUTOMATIC AID TO THE SURROUNDING TOWNSHIPS OF MILLCREEK, GREEN, WATERFORD, AND McKEAN.  WE ALSO PROVIDE MUTUAL AID TO ALL AREAS OF ERIE COUNTY INCLUDING THE CITY of ERIE.

FROM OUR HUMBLE BEGINNING WITH A SINGLE HOME MADE FIRE TRUCK THAT WAS STORED AT KASTNER'S GAS STATION TO THE MODERN FLEET OF 10 PIECES OF APPARATUS HOUSED IN 2 STATIONS WE HAVE TODAY,THE HOSE COMPANY HAS MADE MANY IMPROVEMENTS TO KEEP UP WITH THE EVER GROWING TOWNSHIP.  WHAT WAS ONCE PRIMARILY ROLLING FARMLAND AND WIDELY SPACED RURAL HOMES HAS CHANGED INTO A RAPIDLY GROWING SUBURBAN AREA WITH SEVERAL COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS, 18 HOTEL COMPLEXES, NUMEROUS EATING / DRINKING ESTABLISHMENTS, A RACETRACK / CASINO COMPLEX, A LARGE INDOOR WATER PARK AND MANY HOUSING SUBDIVISIONS OF LIGHT WEIGHT CONSTRUCTED SINGLE FAMILY DWELLINGS, PATIO HOMES AND DUPLEX CONDOMINIUM DEVELOPMENTS.

 THE 2010 CENSUS STATS LIST OUR TOWNSHIP RESIDENTIAL POPULATION AT 6,603.  WE PROVIDE PROTECTION TO A TOTAL POPULATION OF APPROXIMATELY 20,000 WHEN TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE VISITORS, SHOPPERS AND GUESTS AT OUR NUMEROUS BUSINESSES. THE VALUE OF PROPERTIES IN THE TOWNSHIP IS APPROX $800,000,000.  PERRY HI-WAY HOSE COMPANY'S CURRENT 18 ACTIVE FIRE MEMBERS AND 6 BUSINESS BOARD MEMBERS KEEP THIS ORGANIZATION RUNNING. WE ARE A NON TAX BASED FIRE RESCUE AND AMBULANCE SERVICE.

 

MORE MEMBERS NEEDED TODAY!  

INTERESTED MEN AND WOMEN SHOULD STOP IN THE STATION MONDAY NIGHT OR CALL 864-0680

 

PERRY HI-WAY IS IN NEED OF NEW MEMBERS.  WE ARE LOOKING FOR MEN AND WOMEN TO HELP IN ALL ASPECTS OF OUR DEPARTMENT.  NO EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY AS WE WILL PROVIDE THE NECESSARY TRAINING AT NO COST TO YOU.  WE ALSO SUPPLY ALL NECESSARY SAFETY EQUIPMENT.

MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS FOR ACTIVE SENIOR MEMBERS:  18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER,  HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED,  DRIVER'S LICENSE.  IN ADDITION A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK AND DRIVER LICENSE CHECK WILL BE COMPLETED.  ANY NEGATIVE FINDINGS WILL BE DISCUSSED WITH THE INDIVIDUAL AND IF NECESSARY WITH OUR SOLICITOR.  INDIVIDUALS WITH A CRIMINAL RECORD FOR ARSON WILL NOT BE OFFERED MEMBERSHIP.

FIREFIGHTERS:  MEMBERS THAT WILL BE RESPONDING ON THE FIRE AND FIRE ALARM CALLS WE RECEIVE.  MAY NEED TO RESPOND ON THE FIRE ENGINE TO VEHICLE ACCIDENTS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PERSONNEL. 

EMS (AMBULANCE) RESPONDERS:  MEMBERS THAT WILL RESPOND TO THE CALLS FOR OUR AMBULANCE SERVICE INCLUDING VEHICLE ACCIDENTS.  EMS RESPONDERS ARE ALSO NEEDED TO RESPOND WITH THE AMBULANCE TO FIRE SCENES TO PROVIDE FIREFIGHTER REHAB AND BE PRESENT FOR ANY VICTIMS AT THE FIRE - BE IT CIVILIAN OR ONE OF THE FIRE FIGHTERS ON SCENE.

FIRE POLICE RESPONDERS:  MEMBERS THAT WILL RESPOND ON VEHICLE ACCIDENT AND FIRE CALLS TO PROVIDE TRAFFIC CONTROL AT THE SCENE OF THE EMERGENCY.  MEMBERS OF THIS DIVISION ALSO ARE CALLED OUT ON OCCASION TO PROVIDE TRAFFIC CONTROL WHEN THERE ARE PROBLEMS WITH TRAFFIC LIGHTS OR WHEN THERE IS A HAZARD IN THE ROADWAY.  MEMBERS OF THIS SEGMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT USUALLY WILL DRIVE THEIR VEHICLE DIRECTLY TO THE SCENE.  ALL TRAFFIC CONTROL GEAR IS SUPPLIED BY THE DEPARTMENT.

RESCUE TECHNICIANS:  THESE MEMBERS WILL BE MEMBERS THAT RESPOND TO VEHICLE ACCIDENTS AS WELL AS ANY TYPE OF TECHNICAL RESCUE SITUATION WE GET CALLED TO SUCH AS CONFINED SPACE RESCUE, ROPE RESCUE, STRUCTURAL COLLAPSE RESCUE AND TRENCH RESCUE.  CURRENTLY WE HAVE LIMITED WATER RESCUE CAPABILITIES AND WILL SERVE IN A SUPPORT ROLL TO OTHER CERTIFIED WATER RESCUE AND DIVE RESCUE COMPANIES.  THESE POSITIONS ARE HIGH LEVEL POSITIONS THAT ARE USUALLY HELD BY MEMBERS THAT ARE ALSO FIREFIGHTERS OR EMS RESPONDERS.  MEMBERS FROM OTHER DEPARTMENTS THAT HAVE THE REQUIRED TRAINING ARE WELCOME TO JOIN OUR TEAM AS ALLIED MEMBERS.

OUR EXPECTATIONS ;  ATTEND THE WEEKLY TRAINING / DRILL NIGHTS (EVERY MONDAY 6PM TILL 10PM EXCEPT HOLIDAYS),  PUT FORTH THE EFFORT TO GET THE TRAINING REQUIRED, ANSWER A MINIMUM OF 10% OF CALLS EACH MONTH ( CURRENTLY 9 - 12 PER MONTH) ATTEND AND WORK AT OUR 6 FUND RAISING EVENTS ( 4 CHRISTMAS AUCTIONS, LADIES DAY OUT EVENT, COMEDY SHOW) HELP OUT AROUND THE FIRE STATION ON OCCASION TO CUT THE GRASS, PLOW THE PARKING LOTS, AND GENERAL HOUSEKEEPING DUTIES THAT GO ALONG WITH KEEPING THE DEPARTMENT RUNNING AND LOOKING NEAT.

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP:   TRAINING THAT IS PAID FOR,  $5.00 STIPEND FOR EACH CALL ANSWERED TO COVER GAS AND MAINT. ON VEHICLE USED TO RESPOND TO THE STATION ON CALLS,  A $50,000 AD&D LIFE INSURANCE POLICY THAT COVERS MEMBERS 24 /7 / 365.  ON DUTY LIFE INSURANCE POLICY OF $225,000,  EXPERIENCE IN A BUSY DEPARTMENT WITH LOTS OF EMS ACTIVITY AND A LARGE NUMBER OF VEHICLE ACCIDENTS THAT CAN BE USED TO START A CAREER IN THE FIRE OR EMS SERVICES.  ALL THIS IN ADDITION TO THE SATISFACTION OF MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN SOMEONES LIFE WHEN THEY NEED IT THE MOST.

CLICK HERE FOR LIST OF BASIC CLASSES                                                                                                        CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF MORE ADVANCED CLASSES   

 

 

 OPENINGS FOR LIVE IN MEMBERS 

 

OPENINGS FOR ALLIED MEMBERS. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE FOR MORE INFO. 

TOTAL CALLS FOR 2011:  1221

 TOTAL CALLS FOR 2012: 1223

TOTAL CALLS FOR 2013: 1273

TOTAL CALLS FOR 2014 TO DATE: 1032

 

 COME JOIN OUR TEAM  AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN SOMEONE'S LIFE TODAY!                                                               

WE PARTICIPATE IN CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



News Headlines
 
2 MEMBERS PASS FIREFIGHTER 1 TEST
Sat. Oct 18th 2014
CONGRATULATIONS TO FIRE FIGHTERS CHRIS GRAPPY AND EVAN HELSLEY ON RECEIVING THEIR FIRE FIGHTER 1 CERTIFICATES THIS WEEKEND.  THEY BOTH COMPLETED THE BUCKS BASIC FIRE ACADEMY AT STATION 42 THIS FALL AND NOW KNOW THEY PASSED THEIR WRITTEN TESTS FOR FIREFIGHTER 1 CERTIFICATION.  THI...

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ANOTHER MEMBER MARRIED LAST NIGHT
Sat. Oct 11th 2014
CONGRATULATIONS TO MIKE MENDITTO ON HIS RECENT MARRIAGE TO HEATHER PETERSON AT THE FIRE DEPARTMENT SOCIAL HALL ON FRIDAY EVENING 10-10-2014.  THE WEDDING CEREMONY WAS HELD AT THE HALL WITH A RECEPTION FOLLOWING.  SEVERAL MEMBERS WERE PRESENT AND HAD A GREAT TIME. WE WISH MIKE & HEATHE...

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6 MEMBERS RECIEVE TRENCH RESCUE CERTIFICATION
Sat. Oct 11th 2014
THE RESULTS ARE IN AND ALL 6 MEMBERS WHO RECENTLY TOOK THE TRENCH RESCUE CERTIFICATION TEST PASSED.  SARAH DOUGAN PASSED HER LEVEL 1 AND LEVEL 2 TESTS.  JOHN BOSLEY, GRETCHEN HAYFORD, KIP HAYFORD, JOSH SADOWY AND JOHN SPAULDING ALL PASSED THEIR LEVEL 2 TRENCH CERTIFICATION.  THESE LAS...

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TRENCH 1 & 2 PRO BOARD TESTING COMPLETED TODAY
Sat. Sep 27th 2014
THE EVALUATORS FROM BUCKS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE WERE IN TOWN LAST NIGHT AND TODAY TO COMPLETE THE TRENCH 1 & 2 PROBOARD TESTING.  Friday NIGHT WAS THE WRITTEN TEST.  A 50 QUESTION TEST WAS USED TO EVALUATE THE CANDIDATE KNOWLEDGE ON TRENCH RESCUE. FOR THOSE TAKING BOTH LEVEL 1 &...

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FORMER FIRE POLICE OFFICER LOST
Mon. Sep 15th 2014
THE DEPARTMENT LOST ANOTHER PREVIOUS MEMBER DUE TO A MEDICAL ISSUE ON WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 10.  PAST FIRE POLICE MEMBER JIM "COWBOY" AMENDOLA WAS LAY ED TO REST TODAY.  JIM WAS A MEMBER FOR SEVERAL YEARS AND HAS BEEN ON AN EXTENDED LEAVE OF ABSENCE FOR WORK SINCE 2010.  JIM P...

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Recent Calls
 
QUICK STOP ON COMMERCIAL STRUCTURE FIRE
Sat. Oct 18th 2014
CREWS WERE DISPATCHED FOR A COMMERCIAL FIRE IN THE AMERICAN GUTTER BUILDING 8835 PERRY HIGHWAY AROUND THE 1230 HRS TODAY. E-423 WAS FIRST ON SCENE AND FOUND A SMALL WORKING FIRE IN THE BACK WALL AND CEILING AREA OF THE BUILDING WHERE THE WOOD STOVE PIPE EXITED THE BUILDING. E-423 CREW PULLED A 1 3/4...

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ENGINE ASSIST TO STATION 68 ON FATAL FIRE
Sat. Oct 11th 2014
JUST BEFORE AM TODAY CREWS WERE TONED OUT FOR A STRUCTURE FIRE IN STATION 68 FIRST DUE. THE FIRE WAS IN THE 10000 BLOCK OF BENNETT ROAD IN GREEN TOWNSHIP.  E-432 RESPONDED WITH FULL CREW OF 5 AND ON ARRIVAL WERE SENT TO WATER SUPPLY. E-432 SET UP A DRAFT FROM A STREAM TO FILL TANKERS.  THE...

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RESCUE ASSIST TO STATION 14
Fri. Oct 10th 2014
0231 hrs  TODAY CREWS WERE CALLED OUT TO ASSIST STATION 14 ( WATERFORD) ON A VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN THE 10800 BLOCK OF ROUTE 19 NORTH.  R-428 RESPONDED WITH FULL CREW OF 6 AND S-437 RESPONDED WITH CREW OF 2. CHIEF 150 WAS ON LOCATION REPORTING 2 VEHICLES HEAVY WITH 1 ENTRAPPED AND 1 ON ITS RO...

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CREWS RUN 3 CASINO CALLS / 2 SERIOUS
Thu. Oct 2nd 2014
CREWS WERE CALLED TO THE CASINO 3 TIMES TODAY FOR EMS RUNS, 2 SERIOUS 1.  CREWS RESPONDED TO A DIFFICULTY BREATHING CALL. A PT WITH ASTHMA WAS BREATHING HARD WITH WHEEZING AND ACCESSORY MUCSCLES. PT WAS TRANSPORTED ALS PRIORITY 1 TO THE ER. ALS TREATMENTS SEEMED TO MAKE NO IMPROVEMENTS IN HIS ...

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CREWS RESPOND TO WORKING FIRE WITH STATION 40
Thu. Oct 2nd 2014
AT APPROX 1645 HRS TODAY CREWS WERE DISPATCHED FOR A REPORTED MOBILE HOME FIRE ON PLEASANT VALLEY DRIVE IN MCKEAN. AS CREWS RESPONDED TO THE STATION,  A LARGE BLACK HEADER FROM THE AREA OF THE REPORTED FIRE WAS VISABLE. CHIEF 400 ARRIVED ON SCENE AND REPORTED A WORKING FIRE IN A MOBILE HOME WIT...

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2014 TRAINING CLASSES

     
  •  STRUCTURAL COLLAPSE 1  OCTOBER 17   STATION 43  6pm - 10pm
  •  STRUCTURAL COLLAPSE 2  OCTOBER  18 & 19  STATION 42  8am - 5pm EACH DAY
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  • STRUCTURAL COLLAPSE CLASSES POSPONED DUE TO INSTRUCTOR PROBLEMS
  •  TANKER / WATER SUPPLY REFRESHER  OCTOBER 20 & 27  STATION 43  6:30 pm - 9:30 PM EACH DAY
  •  HELICOPTER LANDING ZONE  NOVEMBER 17  STATION 43   7PM - 9PM
  •  SOLAR PANNEL AWARNESS  DECEMBER 8  STATION 43  1830 - 2230 HRS
  •  EMS CON ED ( CLASS TBA)  DECEMBER 22 & 29   7PM - 10PM  STATION 43

 

2015 TRAINING CLASSES

  • GENERAL RESCUE REQUIREMENTS (CORE)  JAN 23, 24, 25 & FEB 20, 21, 22  STATION 42
  • HAZ-MAT OPERATIONS LEVEL REFRESHER  FEB 2 & 16   STATION 43  7P-10P
  • MORE TO FOLLOW!

 


STATION 43

Station 43   8281 Oliver Road 

 

HOME TO: E-432, E-434, T-435, S-437, U-438

 


Recent Calls

Sat. Oct 18th 2014
QUICK STOP ON COMMERCIAL STRUCTURE FIRE

CREWS WERE DISPATCHED FOR A COMMERCIAL FIRE IN THE AMERICAN GUTTER BUILDING 8835 PERRY HIGHWAY AROUND THE 1230 HRS TODAY. E-4...

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Sat. Oct 11th 2014
ENGINE ASSIST TO STATION 68 ON FATAL FIRE

JUST BEFORE AM TODAY CREWS WERE TONED OUT FOR A STRUCTURE FIRE IN STATION 68 FIRST DUE. THE FIRE WAS IN THE 10000 BLOCK OF BE...

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Fri. Oct 10th 2014
RESCUE ASSIST TO STATION 14

0231 hrs  TODAY CREWS WERE CALLED OUT TO ASSIST STATION 14 ( WATERFORD) ON A VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN THE 10800 BLOCK OF ROUT...

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2014 Call Volume
  Fire misc EMS MVA
Jan 43 73 11
Feb 35 48 13
Mar 30 86 8
Apr 40 68 8
May 38 59 5
Jun 25 63 13
Jul 35 64 11
Aug 32 55 12
Sep 22 74 4
Oct 17 33 8
Nov      
Dec      
Total 317 623 93

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