Recent Calls
Sat. Apr 25th 2015
MVA ON OLIVER ROAD TAKES OUT FD MAILBOX

CREWS WERE DISPATCHED TO A MVA ROLL OVER NEAR THE OLIVER ROAD STATION JUST AFTER 7AM TODAY. THE DISPATCH WAS FOR A MVA AT ROB...

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Thu. Apr 23rd 2015
ENGINE RUNS WITH STATION 14 ON WORKING FIRE

CREWS WERE DISPATCHED AT 0816 THE AM FOR A REPORTED SHED FIRE ON GREENLEE ROAD IN STATION 14 (WATERFORD) FIRST DUE AREA. OUR ...

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Thu. Apr 2nd 2015
MARCH CLOSES WITH 115 RUNS

115 RUNS FOR THE MONTH.  BREAKDOWN AS FOLLOWS:FIRE RELATED:  26STRUCTURE FIRES  6FURNACE FIRE CONTAINED  ...

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News Headlines
Thu. Apr 16th 2015
new equipment added to apparatus

THANKS TO THE STATE FIRE ANMD EMS GRANTS WE HAVE RECENTLY ADDED SOME NEW EQUIPMENT TO OUR APPARATUS.NEW BATTERY SCENE LIGHTS ...

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Mon. Apr 13th 2015
3 NEW MEMBERS JOIN DEPARTMENT

3 NEW MEMBERS WERE READ IN AT TONIGHT'S GENERAL MEETING. HANNA HETRICK,  LUKE TROSTLE & WILLIAM WELTON WERE RECO...

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Sun. Apr 12th 2015
LIGHTS & SIRENS EVENT

PERRY HI-WAY WAS SET UP TO RECRUIT NEW MEMBERS AT THE ANNUAL LIGHTS & SIRENS EVENT AT THE DOWNTOWN CONVENTION CENTER THIS...

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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 HAS BEEN SENT OUT

PLEASE RETURN YOUR DONATION IN THE ENCLOSED ENVELOPE TODAY

THANK YOU!

 

 

 

 

LIGHTS & SIRENS PARTICIPANT

PERRY HI-WAY HAD RECRUITMENT TABLE AT THE LIGHTS & SIREN EVENT APRIL 11-12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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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

CALL 814-864-0680 FOR INFO

 

  

 

 

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

 

 

 

 ***MARK YOUR CALENDERS***

 

 

2015 COMEDY SHOW  SATURDAY  MAY 2 

AT THE SOCIAL HALL 8281 OLIVER ROAD

DOORS OPEN 6:30PM  **  SHOW AT 8PM

 

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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 20,000 WHEN TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE VISITORS, SHOPPERS AND GUESTS AT OUR NUMEROUS BUSINESSES. THE VALUE OF PROPERTIES IN THE TOWNSHIP IS APPROX $915,000,000.  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: 474

 

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

 

LIST OF PROBOARD CERTIFICATIONS HELD BY MEMBERS  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



News Headlines
Thu. Apr 16th 2015
THANKS TO THE STATE FIRE ANMD EMS GRANTS WE HAVE RECENTLY ADDED SOME NEW EQUIPMENT TO OUR APPARATUS.NEW BATTERY SCENE LIGHTS FOR SQ- 432, SQ 427 & U-438NEW 4 GAS GAS MONITOR  R-428,  ST 42, ST 431800' NEW ROPE ONTO THE RESCUE.  NOW CARRY  300' X 3 / 250' X 1 / 200...
Mon. Apr 13th 2015
3 NEW MEMBERS WERE READ IN AT TONIGHT'S GENERAL MEETING. HANNA HETRICK,  LUKE TROSTLE & WILLIAM WELTON WERE RECORED AT THE  MEETING. THESE 3 NEW MEMBERS HAVE NO PREVIOUS TRAINING BUT WILL BEGIN THEIR TRAINING TONIGHT. THESE MEMBERS WILL BE SPENDING TIME LEARNING THE APPARATUS AND W...
Sun. Apr 12th 2015
PERRY HI-WAY WAS SET UP TO RECRUIT NEW MEMBERS AT THE ANNUAL LIGHTS & SIRENS EVENT AT THE DOWNTOWN CONVENTION CENTER THIS WEEKEND. WITH LOTS OF KIDS COMMING THROUGH THE SHOW WE HOPE TO HAVE SPARKED SOME INTREST FOR THEM TO JOIN THE VOLUNTEER FIRE SERVICE WHEN THEY GET OLDER. WE ALSO HAD 2 GOOD L...
Mon. Apr 6th 2015
TONIGHT BEFORE DRILL STARTED SEVERAL MEMBERS WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF McLaughlin's TOWING GOT THE PLOW OFF 439 AND THE SKID UNIT BACK ON FOR THE BRUSH FIRE SEASON.  THE TOW SERVICE USED THEIR FLAT BED TO LIFT THE SKID UNIT UP OFF THE DOLLY'S AND THEN SLID IT ONTO THE BED OF T-439. THE UNI...
Tue. Mar 10th 2015
We had 2 new junior firefighters were read in last night to be members in the junior department. They both are age 16 and will begin training on their basics during their probationary period..  Abigail Garrison and Tyler Feeney welcome to the Perry Hi-Way family.
Recent Calls
Sat. Apr 25th 2015
CREWS WERE DISPATCHED TO A MVA ROLL OVER NEAR THE OLIVER ROAD STATION JUST AFTER 7AM TODAY. THE DISPATCH WAS FOR A MVA AT ROBISON ROAD AND OLIVER ROAD INTERSECTION.. THERE WAS A CREW SLEEPING IN STATION 43 AND THEY WERE OUT THE DOOR QUICKLY AND FOUND A SUV ON ITS SIDE AND INTO A TREE IN THE RAVINE N...
Thu. Apr 23rd 2015
CREWS WERE DISPATCHED AT 0816 THE AM FOR A REPORTED SHED FIRE ON GREENLEE ROAD IN STATION 14 (WATERFORD) FIRST DUE AREA. OUR ASSIGNMENT WAS FOR 1 ENGINE TO RESPOND. THE 911 CENTER HAD REPORTED MULTIPLE CALLS AND A REPORT OF A LARGE HEADER WAS MADE BY A STATION 14 OFFICER RESPONDING ON THE CALL. E-43...
Thu. Apr 2nd 2015
115 RUNS FOR THE MONTH.  BREAKDOWN AS FOLLOWS:FIRE RELATED:  26STRUCTURE FIRES  6FURNACE FIRE CONTAINED  1FIRE ALARMS  19EMS:  70RESCUE:  10MVA  9ELEVATOR  1HAZARDOUS CALLS:  5LPG / NG  LEAK  2POWER LINE DOWN  1OVERHEATED MOTOR  1...
Fri. Mar 20th 2015
FIREFIGHTERS WERE CALLED OUT AT 0300 HRS THIS AM FOR A BARN ON FIRE AT TOWNHALL ROAD & SHUNPIKE ROAD.  R-368 RETURNING FROM A RUN IN THEIR DISTRICT RESPONDED AS RIT ON DISPATCH. R-368 ARRIVED FIRST DUE AND REPORTED A WORKING FIRE. THE CREW DEPLOYED THEIR DRY CHEM EXTING. SYSTEM HANDLINE AND...
Sun. Mar 1st 2015
WITH 145 EMERGENCY RESPONSES, FEBRUARY 2015 NOW HOLDS THE RECORD FOR NUMBER OF CALLS IN A MONTH.  HERE IS THE BREAKDOWN:FIRE RELATED:  36STRUCTURE FIRE  6CHIMNEY FIRE / CONTAINED  3VEHICLE FIRE  1FIRE ALARMS:  26EMS CALLS:  71RESCUE CALLS:  25MVA  21MVA&n...
2015 TRAINING

 

2015 TRAINING CLASSES

  • TANKER WATER SUPPLY  APRIL 20, 25, 27  STATION 43  630 - 1030P  ON 20 & 27, 8A-4P SAT 25TH.
  • PUMPS 2  MAY 16 & 17  STATION  43  8A - 4P
  • 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
  • ED METH (INSTRUCTOR CLASS)  OCT 23-24-25  &  NOV 6-7-8  FRIDAYS 6P - 10P ,  SAT / SUN  8A - 6P  STATION 43
  • MORE TO FOLLOW!

 

2015 PRO BOARD TESTING

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

  • Firefighter 1  June 12 & 13,  2015 ( CLOSED CLASS FOR BUCKS BASIC FIRE ACADEMY)
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  • Driver Operator  Pumper  June 26, 27, 28  2015
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  • Driver Operator  Mobile Water Supply  June 26, 27, 28  2015
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  • Driver Operator  Aerial Apparatus June 26, 27, 28  2015
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  • Firefighter 2    September 25 & 26  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

 

Upcoming Events
Every Monday
6:00pm
Mon. Apr 27th 2015
6:30pm - 10:30pm
Wed. Apr 29th 2015
6:30pm - 10:00pm
Sat. May 2nd 2015
6:30pm - 10:00pm
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2015 Call Volume
 Fire miscEMSMVA
Jan257310
Feb527122
Mar34638
Apr39515
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Total15025845

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Contact Information
Perry Hi-Way Hose Company
PO Box 3351
Erie, PA 16508
Non-Emergency: 814-824-5224
Emergency: 911
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