Recent Calls
Mon. Jul 27th 2015
RESCUE ASSIST TO WATERFORD (STATION 14)

RESCUE 428 AND SQUAD 437 WERE CALLED TO ASSIST STATION 14 ON A ROLL OVER ACCIDENT ON TALCOTT ROAD AROUND 1430 HRS TODAY. R-42...

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Sat. Jul 18th 2015
CREWS RESPOND TO 3rd CHILD LOCK IN THIS MONTH

JUST AFTER 10AM TODAY CREWS WERE CALLED OUT TO THE HILTON GARDEN INN FOR A 16 MONTH OLD LOCKED IN THE VEHICLE. FAMILY WAS IN ...

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Sun. Jul 5th 2015
CALLER REPORTS 6 PEOPLE UNRESPONSIVE

1700 HRS TODAY THE COMPANY WAS DISPATCHED FOR ILL PATIENTS IN A HOME IN THE MEADOWS COMPLEX. CALLER REPORTED 2 ADULTS AND 4 C...

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News Headlines
Tue. Jul 28th 2015
RESULTS ARE BACK

SEVERAL MEMBERS HAVE NEW PRO BOARD CERTIFICATIONS TO ADD TO THE LIST. AS THE BIG ENVELOPES APPEARED IN THE MAIL BOXES LAST WE...

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Wed. Jul 15th 2015
FIRE FIGHTER 2 PREP CLASS SCHEDULED

WE WILL BE HOLDING A FIREFIGHTER 2 PREP CLASS IN  AUGUST TO PREPARE FOR THE FIREFIGHTER 2 TESTING IN SEPTEMBER.  LE...

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Mon. Jul 6th 2015
HOSE TESTING COMPLETED FOR ANOTHER YEAR

THE CHORE OF HOSE TESTING WAS COMPLETED AT MAINT DRILL NIGHT TONIGHT.  E-434 & E-423 HAD THEIR REAR HOSE BEDS TESTED...

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NEW DRIVER OPERATOR PRO-BOARD CERTIFICATIONS RECEIVED BY MEMBERS:

JOHN BOSLEY - TANKER & PUMPER

DAVE HEIRLS - TANKER, PUMPER & AERIAL

JAMES KERR - TANKER

CHRIS PACE - TANKER

JOSH SADOWY - TANKER & AERIAL

AMY WUNCH - TANKER

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THESE MEMBERS ON  RECEIVING THEIR CERTIFICATIONS

 

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Perry Hi-Way Hose Company is to protect the lives and property of the residents and businesses in Summit Township and Erie County from the adverse effects of fires, sudden medical emergencies or exposure to dangerous conditions created by man or nature.

This mission will be accomplished by delivering proactive and reactive Fire, Rescue and Emergency Medical Services in a highly competent and professional manner that provides the highest degree of protection to Summit Township and Erie County with professionally trained & certified personnel and a properly equipped Fire / Rescue & EMS department.

 

 

 

2015 RESIDENTIAL FUND DRIVE SECOND REMINDER POSTCARDS HAVE BEEN SENT OUT

PLEASE RETURN YOUR DONATION  TODAY

THANK YOU!

 

FIREFIGHTER 2  PREP CLASS  SCHEDULED  FOR FIRST 3 TUESDAYS  &  THURSDAYS  IN  AUGUST

FREE CLASS  JUST NEED TO DO THE TIME

BONE UP AND BE READY FOR THE FF 2 TEST IN SEPTEMBER

 

 

GET YOUR REVERSE RAFFLE TICKETS TODAY!

CALL 864-0680 TO REQUEST TICKETS.

 

 

 

TRUCK 439 BACK IN SERVICE AS MINI PUMPER / GRASS TRUCK.  HOUSED AT STATION 43

 

 

 

 

U-438 HAS INDIAN TANKS / RAKES / PULASKI TOOLS AS WELL

 

 

 

 

 

NEW MEMBERS

 

 

 

William,    Tyler,    Abigail,    Hanna

 

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OPEN DUTY SHIFTS AVAILABLE

STIPENDS FOR IN STATION STAND BY TIME & CALLS

OPEN TO FIREFIGHTER / EMT'S IN REGION

(MUST MEET MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS)

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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100% OF RESPONDING MEMBERS PRO BOARD CERTIFIED! 

(FIRST & ONLY DEPARTMENT IN ERIE COUNTY TO BE 100% CERTIFIED)

( 1 of only 39 fire departments in the State to achieve 100% certification status) 

 

 

CLICK FOR COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

 

 

 

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REVERSE RAFFLE

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 12  6PM

AT THE SOCIAL HALL ON OLIVER ROAD

$2500.00 IN PRIZE MONEY

CATERED BUFFET MEAL * BEER * SODA

SIDE BOARDS / GAMES OF CHANCE

 

GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY!

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BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

Saturday  December 5th  9am - 12pm

STATION 43  (OLIVER ROAD STATION)

PANCAKES, SAUSAGE, FRENCH TOAST, POTATOS, JUICE, MILK

PHOTOS WITH SANTA 

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        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 25,000 WHEN TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE VISITORS, SHOPPERS AND GUESTS AT OUR NUMEROUS BUSINESSES. THE VALUE OF PROPERTIES IN THE TOWNSHIP IS APPROX $965,000,000.  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: 1260

TOTAL CALLS FOR 2015 TO DATE: 820

 

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

 

LIST OF PROBOARD CERTIFICATIONS HELD BY MEMBERS  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



News Headlines
Tue. Jul 28th 2015
SEVERAL MEMBERS HAVE NEW PRO BOARD CERTIFICATIONS TO ADD TO THE LIST. AS THE BIG ENVELOPES APPEARED IN THE MAIL BOXES LAST WEEK FROM THE DRIVER OPERATOR TESTING.PERRY HI-WAY MEMBERS RECIEVING CERTIFICATION:JOHN BOSLEY  -  TANKER & PUMPERDAVE HEIRLS  -  TANKER, PUMPER & AE...
Wed. Jul 15th 2015
WE WILL BE HOLDING A FIREFIGHTER 2 PREP CLASS IN  AUGUST TO PREPARE FOR THE FIREFIGHTER 2 TESTING IN SEPTEMBER.  LEAD INSTRUCTOR KIP HAYFORD WILL COVER THE TOPICS THAT ARE INCLUDED IN THE FIRE FIGHTER 2 SKILLS AND WRITTEN TESTS.  THE FIRE FIGHTER 2 TEST IS SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER...
Mon. Jul 6th 2015
THE CHORE OF HOSE TESTING WAS COMPLETED AT MAINT DRILL NIGHT TONIGHT.  E-434 & E-423 HAD THEIR REAR HOSE BEDS TESTED TONIGHT TO FINISH OFF THE ANNUAL HOSE TESTING.  THIS HAS BECOME QUITE A CHORE THAT TAKES SEVERAL HOURS AND SEVERAL DAYS OVER THE FIRST HALF OF THE YEAR TO COMPLETE. ...
Sat. Jun 27th 2015
CHALK UP 3 MORE PRO BOARD TESTS HELD AT THE TRAINING GROUNDS.  THE 3 DRIVER OPERATOR TESTS ( TENDER, PUMPER & AERIAL) WERE COMPLETED TODAY. THE WEATHER MADE FOR SOME WET CANIDATES BUT ALL TESTING WAS COMPLETED TODAY.CANIDATES TESTING:TENDER: PERRY HI-WAY 7,  CITY of ERIE  1, ...
Fri. Jun 26th 2015
TODAY STARTED THE  DRIVER / OPERATOR PRO BOARD TESTING FOR MOBILE WATER SUPPLY APPARATUS (TANKER OR TENDER)  PUMPER AND AERIAL.  THE BUCKS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE EVALUATORS ARRIVED AT THE TRAINING GROUNDS JUST BEFORE NOON TODAY.  SHORTLY AFTER THE CANIDATES STARTED WITH THEIR D...
Recent Calls
Mon. Jul 27th 2015
RESCUE 428 AND SQUAD 437 WERE CALLED TO ASSIST STATION 14 ON A ROLL OVER ACCIDENT ON TALCOTT ROAD AROUND 1430 HRS TODAY. R-428 RESPONDED AND ARRIVED ON SCENE WITH STATION 14 TO FIND 4 PATIENTS HAD BEEN  EJECTED FROM THE VEHICLE. THE 2 CREW MEMBERS  ASSITED WITH PATIENT PACKAGING AND GETTIN...
Sat. Jul 18th 2015
JUST AFTER 10AM TODAY CREWS WERE CALLED OUT TO THE HILTON GARDEN INN FOR A 16 MONTH OLD LOCKED IN THE VEHICLE. FAMILY WAS IN TOWN FOR A FUNERAL AND WHILE GETTING READY TO GO TO THE FUNERAL HOME THEIR 16 MONTH OLD WAS SECURED INTO HER CAR SEAT AND DOORS CLOSED WITH CHILD IN CAR. THE DOORS LOCKED ON C...
Sun. Jul 5th 2015
1700 HRS TODAY THE COMPANY WAS DISPATCHED FOR ILL PATIENTS IN A HOME IN THE MEADOWS COMPLEX. CALLER REPORTED 2 ADULTS AND 4 CHILDREN ILL AND UNRESPONSIVE IN THE HOME. AMBULANCES 427 & 437 RESPONDED TO THE SCENE WITH 6 MEMBERS. 2 ADDITIONAL ALS TRANSPORTABLE UNITS AND THE SUPERVISOR FROM ECI...
Wed. Jul 1st 2015
113 RUNS FOR THE MONTH.  BREAKDOWN FOLLOWS:FIRE  26STRUCTURE FIRE  1VEHICLE FIRES  3MOBILE HOME FIRE  1SHED / GARAGE  1AUTOMATIC ALARMS  20EMS  68RESCUE  10MVA   7ELEVATOR RESCUE  2LOCK IN CHILD  1HAZARDOUS CALLS  3CO  ALARM&...
Tue. Jun 23rd 2015
1130 HRS TODAY CREWS WERE CALLED OUT TO VEHICLE FIRE IN THE 6800 BLOCK OF PEACH STREET. E-432 WITH CREW OF 2 RESPONDED AS WELL AS A 2 MAN CREW WITH E-423. E-432 ARRIVED TO FIND A WORKING FIRE IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT. E-432 DEPLOYED THE FRONT BUMPER LINE AND ATTRACKED THE FORE. E-423 ARRIVED AND CR...
2015 TRAINING

 

2015 TRAINING CLASSES

  • FIRE FIGHTER 2 PREP CLASS  STATION 42  6PM - 10 PM  AUGUST  4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20 ( FIRST 3 TUE & THUR ON MONTH)
  • STRUCTURAL COLLAPSE LEVEL 1  AUGUST 21  6:30P - 10P   STATION 43
  • STRUCTURAL COLLAPSE LEVEL 2  AUGUST 22 & 23    8A - 5P  STATION 42
  • ELEVATOR & ESCALATOR RESCUE    SEPTEMBER 19 & 20  8AM - 4PM  SUMMIT TOWNSHIP BUILDING
  • VENTILATION PRACTICAL REFRESHER  Monday SEPTEMBER 21  7PM - 10PM  STATION 43 / BURN HOUSE
  • STRUCTURAL BURN CLASS   OCTOBER 3 & 4  STATION 43  8AM - 4PM  (AQUIRED STRUCTURE TO BURN)
  • AIR MONITORING INSTRUMENTATION  MONDAY OCTOBER 19  630PM - 930 PM  STATION 43
  • WATER RESCUE AWARENESS LEVEL  Monday  OCTOBER 26, 2015   630P - 930P  STATION 43
  • LEGAL ASPECTS FOR FIRST RESPONDERS  Monday NOVEMBER 16, 2015 630p - 1030p  STATION 43
  • WILDERNESS SEARCH AND RESCUE AWARENESS Monday  NOVEMBER 23   630 PM - 930PM  STATION 43
  • HIGHWAY SAFETY CLASS  (4HR)  Monday  NOVEMBER 30, 2015
  • ED METH (INSTRUCTOR CLASS)  OCT 23-24-25  &  NOV 6-7-8  FRIDAYS 6P - 10P ,  SAT / SUN  8A - 6P  STATION 43
  • ICS REFRESHER  Monday  DECEMBER 21, 2015  630P - 10P  STATION 43
  • EMS CON ED CLASS  Monday DECEMBER 28, 2015 - TOPIC(S)  TBD ( ATTEMPT 3-4 HRS CREDIT TOTAL)  STATION 43

 

2015 PRO BOARD TESTING

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

  • Firefighter 2    September 25 & 26  2015
  • Instructor 1   November  13 & 14  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, TRENCH / CONFINED SPACE TRAILER

 

STATION 43

Station 43   8281 Oliver Road 

 

HOME TO: E-432, E-434, T-435, S-437, U-438, T-439

 

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PO Box 3351
Erie, PA 16508
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