Saturday, October 2nd, 2021
SEPTEMBER 2021 BREAKDOWNEMS 138RESCUE 16MVA 14ELEVATOR 1LOCK IN 1FIRE 16STRUCTURE FIRE 3VEHICLE FIRE 3SMOKE INVESTIGATION 1ALARMS 9SERVICE 2EMS STAND BY 1HOME LOCK OUT 1
Wednesday, September 1st, 2021
AUGUST BREAKDOWNEMS - 193RESCUE 11 (ALL MVA) 2 PIN INFIRE RELATED - 14STRUCTURE FIRE 1VEHICLE FIRE 1GRASS/ BRUSH - 1AUTOMATIC ALARMS - 11HAZARDOUS CALLS 2CO ALRAM - 1WIRE DOWN 1
JULY BREAKDOWNEMS 157RESCUE 20MVA 16SWIFT WATER 2LOCK IN AUTO 2FIRE RELATED 14STRUCTURE FIRE 2AUTOMATIC FIRE ALARMS 12HAZARDOUS CALLS 3GAS LEAK 1FUEL LEAK 1CO ALARM 1SERVICE CALLS 6TREE DOWN...
Friday, July 2nd, 2021
EMS 152RESCUE 10MVA 9LOCK IN 1FIRE RELATED 19STRUCTURE FIRES - 2GRASS / BRUSH FIRE - 1`FIRE ALARMS - 1HAZARDOUS CALL - 3WIRE DOWN - 1BOMB THREAT - 1NATURAL GAS LEAK - 1
Tuesday, June 8th, 2021
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ENGINE 432, A 2001 PUMPER TRUCK, HAS BEEN SOLD TO THE PINEGROVE TOWNSHIP VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT IN VENANGO COUNTY NEAR OIL CITY PA. THE 1500GPM PUMPER WITH 1000 GALLON WATER TANK WAS SOLD AND THE ...
Saturday, June 5th, 2021
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OUR 2003 FIRE ENGINE WAS SOLD TO THE ROUSEVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT IN VENANGO COUNTY IN PREPARATION FOR REPLACEMENT WITH A NEW 2022 UNIT. THE CREW FROM ROUSEVILLE PICKED UP THE TRUCK SATURDAY T...
Wednesday, May 19th, 2021
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AFTER 26 YRS OF SERVICE THE OLD 1995 TANKER TRUCK HAS BEEN SOLD. THE TRUCK LEFT FOR ITS NEW HOME AT THE FRUITDALE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT IN BROWN COUNTY INDIANA TODAY AT 3PM. THE 26 YR OLD TRUCK ...
Sunday, April 4th, 2021
https://yourfirstdue.com/manager/data/1236712801/File/perry_hi-way_hose_pumper_truck.pdf click on above to see drawing of new pumper truck.
About us

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.

 

 

INTRODUCTION

PERRY HI-WAY HOSE COMPANY STARTED 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 11 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.  ONE MAJOR CHANGE OCCURED IN 2016 TO BE ABLE TO KEEP UP WITH THE INCREASING CALL VOLUME, THE CHANGE TO A COMBINATION DEPARTMENT.  IN 2016 WE HIRED 9 FULL TIME STAFF, ENOUGH TO STAFF A 2 PERSON CREW IN STATION 24/7/365.  IT WAS JULY 12, 2016 THAT PERRY HIWAY UPGRADED FROM A BLS SERVICE TO AN ALS SERVICE WITH A PARAMEDIC ON DUTY 24/ 7/365.  WHAT WAS ONCE PRIMARILY ROLLING FARMLAND AND WIDELY SPACED RURAL HOMES HAS CHANGED INTO A RAPIDLY GROWING SUBURBAN AREA WITH SEVERAL COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS, 10 GAS STATIONS, 19 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 2015 CENSUS ESTIMATE LIST OUR TOWNSHIP RESIDENTIAL POPULATION AT 6,873.  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 $1,100,000,000.  PERRY HI-WAY HOSE COMPANY'S CURRENT 13 ACTIVE VOLUNTEERS, 12 PAID STAFF FIRE MEMBERS AND 9 BUSINESS BOARD MEMBERS KEEP THIS ORGANIZATION RUNNING. MONEY FOR THE PAID STAFF COME FROM THE YEARLY LOCAL EMERGENCY SERVICE TAX OF $47.00 PER WORKER IN THE TOWNSHIP (The other $10 goes to the school district).  THE OPERATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT AND APPARATUS PURCHASES ARE NOT TAX BASED AND RELY ON THE ANNUAL FUND DRIVE AND FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES AS WELL AS FEE FOR SERVICE BILLING.

 


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