2015 PRO BOARD TESTING

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

  • Haz-Mat Awareness Level  March 20 & 21, 2015
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  • Haz-Mat Operations Level  March 20 & 21, 2015
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  • 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

 

News Headlines
Sun. Mar 1st 2015
FEB 2015 SETS RECORD FOR CALLS

WITH 145 EMERGENCY RESPONSES, FEBRUARY 2015 NOW HOLDS THE RECORD FOR NUMBER OF CALLS IN A MONTH. HERE IS THE BREAKDOWN:FIRE R...

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Sat. Feb 21st 2015
5th ANNUAL GUNS & HOSES HOCKEY GAME

SEVERAL MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES ATTENDED THE 5TH ANNUAL GUNS & HOSES HOCKEY FUNDRAISING HOCKEY GAME TODAY AT THE ERIE ...

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Sun. Feb 1st 2015
2014 ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET HELD

MEMBERS AND GUESTS ATTENDED THE ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET HELD AT THE STATION 43 SOCIAL HALL. MOST ALL MEMBERS WERE IN ATTENDANCE...

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2015 Dodge-Ball Tournament:

 Perry Hi-Way Hose Co. will be hosting the 2nd annual dodge-ball tournament which will be held again at Family First Sports Park. To download the registration form and / or flyer please browse to our files tab at the top of the page and click the requested file. Any questions email Amy at wunch002@gmail.com.

Any questions or registration submissions please send them to or call

Station 43

8281 Oliver Rd Erie, PA 16509

814-864-0680

 

DODGEBALL REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MARCH 15TH.  PLEASE SIGN UP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

 

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.

 

 

 

PLEASE HELP US BY SHOVELING OUT THE FIRE HYDRANT NEAR YOUR HOME

IF YOU HAVE MUNICIPAL WATER SERVICE.

 

 

 

WATCH OUR  VIDEO

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ASSIST TO KUHL HOSE ON WATTSBURGH ROAD 12-31-2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 DODGE BALL TOURNEY SUNDAY MARCH 22 

12 - 4PM  AT FAMILY FIRST SPORTS PARK

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

 

CORN HOLE TOURNEMENT

SATURDAY APRIL 18,  2015  12P - 5PM

AT STATION 43 ON OLIVER ROAD

 

2015 COMEDY SHOW  SATURDAY  MAY 2 

AT THE SOCIAL HALL 8281 OLIVER ROAD

DOORS OPEN 6:30PM  **  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 $820,000,000.  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: 256

 

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

 

LIST OF PROBOARD CERTIFICATIONS HELD BY MEMBERS  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



News Headlines


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 WITH EXTRICATION: 1ELEVATOR RESCUE 1BUILDING COLLAPSE 1...

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Sat. Feb 21st 2015

SEVERAL MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES ATTENDED THE 5TH ANNUAL GUNS & HOSES HOCKEY FUNDRAISING HOCKEY GAME TODAY AT THE ERIE INSURANCE ARENA. PERRY HI-WAY HAD 1 MEMBER ON THE HOSES TEAM, BRIAN TOBIN. ALL IN ATTENDANCE HAD A GOOD TIME AND DESPITE THE HOSES TEAM LOSS,  A GREAT GAME WAS PLAYED. AL...

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Sun. Feb 1st 2015

MEMBERS AND GUESTS ATTENDED THE ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET HELD AT THE STATION 43 SOCIAL HALL. MOST ALL MEMBERS WERE IN ATTENDANCE ALONG WITH SEVERAL GUESTS. FOLLOWING A BUFFETT MEAL FROM STEPHANY'S CATERING THE AWARDS WERE THEN HANDED OUT.SUMMIT TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS  PLAQUECITIZEN OF THE YEARAN...

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Fri. Jan 2nd 2015

1260 TOTAL CALLS FOR THE YEARFIRE RELATED  282STRUCTURAL FIRES  32CHIMNEY FIRES  6OVEN / COOKING FIRES  5BRUSH / GRASS FIRES  11RUBBISH FIRES  3POLE FIRES  4SMOKE IN THE BUILDING  11FIRE ALARMS  207EMS CALLS  761RESCUE RELATED  126MVA  114&...

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Fri. Jan 2nd 2015

1260 TOTAL EMERGENCY CALLS FOR 2014.  E-423 - 98 RUNS S-427 - 370 RUNS R-428 - 86 RUNS L-429 - 46 RUNS E-432 - 165 RUNS E-434 - 57 RUNS T-435 - 11 RUNS S-437 - 489 RUNS U-438 - 88 RUNS T-439 - 16 RUNS

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Recent Calls


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...

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Thu. Feb 26th 2015

JUST BEFORE 0600 HRS TODAY CREWS WERE DISPATCHED FOR A STRUCTURE FIRE IN THE 3800 BLOCK OF HERSHEY ROAD IN McKEAN TOWNSHIP. MULTIPLE CALLS TO THE 911 CENTER REPORTED A HOUSE EXPLOSION AND HEAVY FIRE. OUR ASSIGNMENT WAS 1 ENGINE AND 1 TANKER AS THERE ARE NO HYDRANTS IN THIS AREA. E-423 RESPONDED WITH...

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Tue. Feb 24th 2015

JUST AFTER 4PM TODAY CREWS WERE CALLED OUT FOR A REPORTED HOUSE FIRE IN STATION 44 FIRST DUE. OUR ASSIGNMENT WAS FOR 1 ENGINE TO RESPOND. E-432 WAS OUT THE DOOR QUICKLY AS 4 MEMBERS WERE IN STATION 43 AT THE TIME OF THE CALL. E-432 WAS SECOND DUE BEHIND E-442.  WITH A WORKING FIRE IN THE BASEME...

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Thu. Feb 19th 2015

CREWS WERE TONED OUT EARLY THIS AM FOR A REPORTED VEHICLE FIRE ON I-90 NEAR MILEPOST 24. E-432 RESPONDED WITH A 3 MAN CREW AND ARRIVED TO FIND A WORKING FIRE IN THE BACK HALF OF THE SUV. CREW PULLED THE FRONT BUMPER LINE AND HAD THE FIRE OUT WITH 250 GALLONS OF WATER.  THE COLD NIGHT MADE FOR S...

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Thu. Feb 12th 2015

CREWS THIS AM WERE CALLED OUT FOR A MVA AT ROBISON ROAD & OLD FRENCH ROAD,  REPORTED AS 2 VEHICLES.  RESCUE 428 FROM 42 AND SQUAD 427 FROM 43 RESPONDED FIRST DUE AND SQUAD 437 FOLLOWED CLOSELY BEHIND. 428 & 427 ARRIVED ON SCENE AND FOUND 2 VEHICLES WITH MOD DAMAGE AND 1 PT PINNED I...

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2014 TOP TEN RESPONDERS

TOP TEN RESPONDERS FOR 2014

  1. KIP HAYFORD  -  866
  2. CHRIS PACE  -  687
  3. PETE BOHRER -  638
  4. MIKE KENWORTHY  - 603
  5. DAVID HEIRLS  -  539
  6. SARAH DOUGAN  - 486
  7. JOSH SADOWY  -  473
  8. CHRIS GRAPPY  -  459
  9. JOHN BOSLEY  -  444
  10. MIKE MENDITTO  -  339

 

TOTAL RUNS IN 2013 - 1260

2015 TRAINING

 

2015 TRAINING CLASSES

  • APPARATUS PREVENATATIVE MAINTENANCE  MARCH 28 & 29    STATION 43  8AM - 4PM
  • SCAN EMS  ( CHILD ABUSE REGONITION TRAINING)  MARCH 30, 2015  7P - 10P  STATION 43
  • 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
  • MORE TO FOLLOW!

 

STATION 43

Station 43   8281 Oliver Road 

 

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

 

Recent Calls
Sun. Mar 1st 2015
FEB 2015 SETS RECORD

WITH 145 EMERGENCY RESPONSES, FEBRUARY 2015 NOW HOLDS THE RECORD FOR NUMBER OF CALLS IN A MONTH.  HERE IS THE BREAKDOWN:...

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Thu. Feb 26th 2015
WORKING FIRE WITH STATION 40

JUST BEFORE 0600 HRS TODAY CREWS WERE DISPATCHED FOR A STRUCTURE FIRE IN THE 3800 BLOCK OF HERSHEY ROAD IN McKEAN TOWNSHIP. M...

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Tue. Feb 24th 2015
E-432 RUNS WORKING FIRE WITH STATION 44

JUST AFTER 4PM TODAY CREWS WERE CALLED OUT FOR A REPORTED HOUSE FIRE IN STATION 44 FIRST DUE. OUR ASSIGNMENT WAS FOR 1 ENGINE...

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Upcoming Events
Every Monday
6:00pm

Drill Night
Thu. Mar 12th 2015
6:30pm - 10:00pm

BUCKS FIRE 1
Sun. Mar 15th 2015
8:00am - 4:30pm

BUCKS FIRE 1
Tue. Mar 17th 2015
6:30pm - 10:00pm

BUCKS FIRE 1
2015 Call Volume
 Fire miscEMSMVA
Jan257310
Feb527122
Mar743
Apr   
May   
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Jul   
Aug   
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Dec   
Total8414835

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