Recent Calls
Sat. Oct 12th 2019
CREWS WERE CALLED TO A REPORTED OD AT THE RED ROOF INN THIS AM. S-437, U-438 AND M-42 ALL RESPONDED TO THE SCENE AND FOUND THE PT WAS DOWN FOR TOO LONG TO RESUSCITATE. THE CORNER WAS CALLED TO THE SCE...
Fri. Oct 11th 2019
JUST AFTER 9PM TONIGHT STATION 42 WAS CALLED OUT FOR 2ND ALARM ASSISTANCE ON A WORKING FIRE IN A COMMERCIAL STRUCTURE FIRE WITH STATION 38 IN THE 12000 BLOCK OF EDINBORO ROAD. THE ALARM ASSIGNMENT WAS...
Tue. Oct 1st 2019
SEPTEMBER 175 RUN BREAKDOWN:EMS 138RESCUE 7MVA 6LOCK IN 1FIRE RELATED 25STRUCTURE FIRE 1SMOKE ODOR 2VEHICLE FIRE 3OUTSIDE GRASS / BRUSH 2HAZARDOUS CALLS 4CO ALARMS 2NATURAL GASS / PROPANE LE...
Mon. Sep 2nd 2019
LABOR DAY MORNING WAS INTERRUPTED BY A CALL FOR A VEHICLE FIRE IN THE PARKING LOT OF TACO BELL ON UPPER PEACH STREET. THE 911 CENTER STARTED RECEIVING CALLS AT 0948 HRS AND WITHIN 5 MIN HAD APPROX 50...
Sun. Sep 1st 2019
159 RUNS FOR AUGUST 2019EMS 121RESCUE 16MVA 14WATER RESCUE 1HELICOPTER LANDING ZONE 1FIRE CALLS 19STRUCTURE FIRES 3 VEHICLE FIRE 3SMOKE INVESTIGATION 1POLE FIRE 1AUTOMATIC ALARM 11HAZ-MAT C...
News Headlines
Sat. Oct 12th 2019
4 PERRY HI-WAY MEMBERS COMPLETED THEIR HAZ-MAT OPERATIONS PRO BOARD CERTIFICATION TESTING TODAY. CANDIDATES TOOK THE WRITTEN TEST FRIDAY NIGHT THEN COMPLETED THEIR PRACTICAL SKILLS TODAY AT THE TRAIN...
Sat. Sep 28th 2019
CONGRATS GO OUT TO VOLUNTEER KRISSY SERAFIN AND PARAMEDIC BRUCE SHEARER FOR PASSING THEIR FIREFIGHTER 1 TESTING. BOTH RECIEVED NEWS OF THEIR PASSING THE WRITTEN TESTING A FEW DAYS AGO. THEY HAD TAKE...
Thu. Sep 12th 2019
THE FINAL PAPERWORK HAS BEEN COMPLETED BY EMMCO WEST AND SENT TO THE STATE AS WE RECEIVED OUR CERTIFICATE OF RENEWAL FOR THE STATE VOLUNTARY RESCUE CERTIFICATION. THIS IS A VOLUNTARY CERTIFICATION PR...
Sat. Aug 17th 2019
PERRY HI-WAY MEMBERS BRUCE SHEARER AND KRISTEN SERAFIN WERE AMONG 12 COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS THAT TOOK THEIR FIREFIGHTER 1 TEST THIS WEEKEND. THE WRITTEN TEST WAS DONE FRIDAY NIGHT AND THE PRACTICAL EXER...
Mon. Jul 29th 2019
CONGRATULATIONS AND HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO FORMER JUNIOR FIREFIGHTER KRISTINE SERAFIN. SHE HAS MOVED TO THE SENIOR DEPARTMENT ON HER 18TH BIRTHDAY. SHE ALSO COMPLETED HER STRUCTURAL BURN CLASS THIS WEEKE...
Membership Information


WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU IMPACTED YOUR COMMUNITY IN A MAJOR WAY? HAVE YOU EVER CONSIDERED BECOMING AN EMERGENCY RESPONDER FOR YOUR LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENT? PERRY HI-WAY HOSE COMPANY IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ALL POSITIONS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT.

WHETHER YOU WANT TO ACTIVELY PARTICIPATE IN EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONSES, FIRE AND RESCUE OPERATIONS, OR HELP THE COMMUNITY THROUGH FUNDRAISING AND SUPPORT PROJECTS TO KEEP THIS DEPARTMENT AN ONGOING SUCCESS. PERRY HI-WAY IS ONE OF THE BUSIEST VOLUNTEER DEPARTMENTS IN ERIE COUNTY. IN ORDER TO MAKE THIS DEPARTMENT A SUCCESS WE RELY ON LOCAL DONATIONS TO KEEP THE DEPARTMENT RUNNING BUT MOST OF ALL WE RELY ON DEDICATED MEMBERS TO VOLUNTEER THEIR TIME AND EFFORT TO TRAIN FOR AND RESPOND TO EMERGENCIES WITHIN THE COUNTY.

COLLEGE STUDENTS, PERRY HI-WAY OFFERS FREE WIRELESS INTERNET AT BOTH STATIONS, ALONG WITH LOUNGES AND AREAS FOR QUIET STUDYING IN BETWEEN EMERGENCY CALLS. PERRY HI-WAY OFFERS FREE TRAINING FOR EMS (EMT LEVEL) AND FIRE / RESCUE, AND PRO-BOARD TESTING FOR NATIONAL CERTIFICATION.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO MAKE AN IMPACT ON YOUR COMMUNITY AND GAIN EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING TO BETTER YOURSELF FOR THE FUTURE, VOLUNTEERING MAY BE YOUR BEST OPPORTUNITY.

THE PERRY HI-WAY FIRE DEPARTMENT IS MADE UP OF FIREFIGHTERS AND EMS PERSONNEL WHO HAVE BEEN PROUDLY PROVIDING VOLUNTEER SERVICES SINCE 1948.

“THE PURPOSE OF THIS ASSOCIATION SHALL BE TO FIGHT FIRES, PROTECT PROPERTY, AND RENDER OTHER PUBLIC SERVICES POSSIBLE.”

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WANT TO GET INVOLVED? PERRY HI-WAY HOSE COMPANY HAS MANY EXCITING OPPORTUNITIES FOR BOTH MEN AND WOMEN TO GET INVOLVED. THESE OPPORTUNITIES RANGE FROM ACTIVE EMS, FIRE, AND RESCUE PERSONNEL, TO FIRE POLICE AND AUXILIARY MEMBERS.FOR MORE INFORMATION ON AVAILABLE OPPORTUNITIES CLICK ON THE LINKS ABOVE.

TO JOIN, PLEASE DOWNLOAD ONE OF THE APPLICATION OPTIONS BELOW AND SUBMIT IT TO US. YOU CAN MAIL IT, DROP IT BY THE FIRE HOUSE, OR GIVE US A CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION!

REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL MEMBERS:

  • HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED
  • PASS A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK
  • POSSESS A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE
  • BE WILLING TO MAKE THE COMMITMENT TO GET THE TRAINING REQUIRED AND ANSWER ALARMS WHEN ABLE.

TO APPLY FILL OUT THIS LINK*

*TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION, DROP IT OFF AT EITHER STATION MONDAYS BETWEEN 6 AND 7PM

 

 

 

 

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 15% OF CALLS EACH MONTH ( CURRENTLY 12 - 16 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 $250,000,  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.

 


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