Recent Calls
Wed. Sep 2nd 2015
DUMPSTER FIRE EXTINGUISHED

CREWS WERE CALLED OUT FOR A DUMPSTER ON FIRE BEHIND SUMMIT TOWN CENTER 7200 PEACH STREET TODAY JUST AFTER 1830 HRS....

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Tue. Sep 1st 2015
WATER RESCUE BEHIND ABINGTON CREST

JUST BEFORE 3PM TODAY CREWS WERE CALLED OUT FOR A DROWNING IN THE POND BEHIND ABINGTON CREST ON SOUTH HILL ROAD. R-428 AND S-...

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Tue. Sep 1st 2015
AUGUST RUNS TOTAL 106

TOTAL OF 106 RUNS FOR AUGUST BREAKDOWN AS FOLLOWS:FIRE RELATED  31STRUCTURE FIRES  4BRUSH / GRASS FIRES  4VEHI...

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News Headlines
Thu. Sep 3rd 2015
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA CANCELED

THE START OF THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR HAS FOUND A PROBLEM WITH A PLANNED FUNDRAISER.  WE HAD PLANNED TO HOLD A BREAKFAST WITH...

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Wed. Sep 2nd 2015
NEW ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT HIRED

TODAY WAS THE FIRST DAY OF TRAINING FOR OUR NEW ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT.  OUR CURRENT ASSISTANT HAS DECIDED TO RETIRE S...

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Fri. Aug 28th 2015
DRAFTING TANKS PURCHASED FOR TRAINING GROUNDS

A PAIR OF 6000 GALLON FIBERGLASS TANKES WERE PURCHASED TODAY TO BE USED FOR DRAFTING TANKS AT THE TRAINING GROUNDS. WE WILL B...

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REVERSE RAFFLE TICKETS ON SALE

CHANCE @ $2500 PRIZE

BUFFET MEAL  (CHICKEN, MEATBALLS, SAUSAGE, POTATO,SALAD,ROLLS)

BEER & SODA INCLUDED IN TICKET PRICE

COMEDIAN TO ENTERTAIN ON BREAKS

ADDITIONAL GAMES OF CHANCE TO BE SOLD

CALL 864-0680  M - W - F   TO GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY

 

COME SUPPORT THIS PERRY HI-WAY FUNDRAISER! 

 

 

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!

 

 

 

 

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 CALENDARS***

 

REVERSE RAFFLE

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 12  6 PM

AT THE SOCIAL HALL ON OLIVER ROAD

$2500.00 IN PRIZE MONEY

CATERED BUFFET MEAL * BEER * SODA

SIDE BOARDS / GAMES OF CHANCE

 

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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: 946

 

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

 

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News Headlines
Thu. Sep 3rd 2015
THE START OF THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR HAS FOUND A PROBLEM WITH A PLANNED FUNDRAISER.  WE HAD PLANNED TO HOLD A BREAKFAST WITH SANTA FUNDRAISER. WE FOUND THE ROBISON ELEMENTARY PTO IS ALSO HOLDING A BREAKFAST WITH SANTA EVENT ON THE SAME DAY AND SAME TIME.  WITH MOST STUDENTS IN SCHOOL AT ROBISO...
Wed. Sep 2nd 2015
TODAY WAS THE FIRST DAY OF TRAINING FOR OUR NEW ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT.  OUR CURRENT ASSISTANT HAS DECIDED TO RETIRE SO SHE CAN SPEND MORE TIME WITH FAMILY AND DO SOME TRAVELING. SHE IS ALSO HAVING A KNEE REPLACEMENT. WE WILL MISS AUDREY AS SHE HAS DONE A GREAT JOB OVER THE PAST 3+ YEARS.&nbs...
Fri. Aug 28th 2015
A PAIR OF 6000 GALLON FIBERGLASS TANKES WERE PURCHASED TODAY TO BE USED FOR DRAFTING TANKS AT THE TRAINING GROUNDS. WE WILL BE INSTALLING 2 DRAFTING SITES FOR PUMP CLASSES AS WELL AS PUMP TESTING.  WE WILL BE GETTING THE TANKS DELIVERED IN THE NEXT 2 WEEKS AND WILL WORK ON GETTING THE TANKS INS...
Wed. Aug 26th 2015
A NEW CELING PROP FROM KING CELING PROPS HAS BEEN ORDERED AND SHOULD BE HERE IN THE NEXT 10 DAYS OR SO.  THIS WILL ALLOW FOR REALISTIC HOOKING OF CELINGS AND WALLS.  THE PROP CAN BE SEEN AT WWW.KINGFIREPROP.COM
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...
Recent Calls
Wed. Sep 2nd 2015
CREWS WERE CALLED OUT FOR A DUMPSTER ON FIRE BEHIND SUMMIT TOWN CENTER 7200 PEACH STREET TODAY JUST AFTER 1830 HRS. E-434 RESPONDED WITH 3 MEMBERS AND REPORTED A WORKING DUMPSTER FIRE. THE CREW HANDLED THE FIRE WITH THE FRONT BUMPER TRASH LINE. E-423 STOOD BY AT STATION 42 WITH CREW OF 4.&...
Tue. Sep 1st 2015
JUST BEFORE 3PM TODAY CREWS WERE CALLED OUT FOR A DROWNING IN THE POND BEHIND ABINGTON CREST ON SOUTH HILL ROAD. R-428 AND S-437 RESPONDED AS WELL AS CHIEF 420.  ON LOCATION CREWS FOUND PSP ON LOCATION AND A BODY FLOATING IN THE CENTER OF THE POND. CHIEF 420 CALLED FOR THE WATER RESCUE TEAM FRO...
Tue. Sep 1st 2015
TOTAL OF 106 RUNS FOR AUGUST BREAKDOWN AS FOLLOWS:FIRE RELATED  31STRUCTURE FIRES  4BRUSH / GRASS FIRES  4VEHICLE FIRES  2MISC. FIRE  1ALARMS  20EMS :  61RESCUE: 12MVA  12MISCELLANEOUS: 2WIRES DOWN  1TREE DOWN   1
Mon. Aug 24th 2015
CREWS WERE CALLED OUT TO A REPORTED MOBILE HOME FIRE IN COUNTRYSIDE MOBILE HOME PARK JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT. FIRST ALARM ASSIGNMENT ON AUTOMATIC ASSIST WERE STATION 46 ENGINE, STATION 48 RIT, STATION 38 1 ENGINE AND PERRY HI-WAY TANKER 435 & ENGINE / TANKER 434.  AS CREWS WERE RESPONDING...
Sat. Aug 22nd 2015
JUST AFTER 2250 hrs CREWS WERE CALLED OUT FOR A ROLL OVER ACCIDENT ON OLD PERRY HIWAY. S-437 AND U-438 RESPONDED WITH 7 MEMBERS TOTAL. S-437 ARRIVED AND FOUND A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT WITH VEHICLE ON ITS SIDE OFF THE ROAD AND INTO POLE & POLE GUIDE WIRE. DRIVER WAS SELF EXTRICATED. RESCUE WAS H...
2015 TRAINING

 

2015 TRAINING CLASSES

  • 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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Fri. Sep 25th 2015
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2015 Call Volume
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Jan257310
Feb527122
Mar357010
Apr46716
May377210
Jun38687
Jul456010
Aug326212
Sep24 
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Perry Hi-Way Hose Company
PO Box 3351
Erie, PA 16508
Non-Emergency: 814-824-5224
Emergency: 911
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