Recent Calls
Mon. Jul 1st 2019
JUNE 2019 BREAKDOWN:EMS 128RESCUE 14MVA 12 LOCK IN 2FIRE RELATED 23STRUCTURE FIRES 7VEHICLE FIRES 2BRUSH / GRASS FIRES 2FIRE ALARMS 12MISCELANEOUS 1TREE DOWN ON ROADWAY AND AUTO
Sat. Jun 8th 2019
JUST BEFORE 4AM TODAY CREWS WERE CALLED OUT TO A REPORTED UNRESPONSIVE PATIENT THAT WAS UPGRADED TO A CARDIAC ARREST. S-437 WITH 2 VOLUNTEER EMT'S AND THE MEDIC RESPONDED. S-427 WITH THE PAID EMT ...
Sun. Jun 2nd 2019
CREWS WERE CALLED OUT TONIGHT TO ZUCK ROAD AT DINNER TIME FOR A REPORTED KITCHEN FIRE IN A MOBILE HOME. OUR ASSIGNMENT WAS FOR 1 ENGINE TO ASSIST. E-423 RESPONDED FROM STATION 42 WITH PAID STAFF BUT E...
Sat. Jun 1st 2019
MAY 2019 BREAKDOWN:EMS 128RESCUE 8MVA 7CHILD LOCK IN AUTO 1FIRE RELATED 17STRUCTURE 5 (3 WORKING FIRES)VEHICLE 1SMOKE INVESTIGATION 1AUTOMATIC ALARMS 10HAZARDOUS CALLS 2CO RESPONSE 2
Sun. May 26th 2019
Crews were called for a syncopal episode for a worker at the Days Inn 7415 Schultz Road. S-427 & M-42 units responded. On arrival pt was found in the laundry room area unresponsive. The first in b...
News Headlines
Fri. Jul 5th 2019
THE CONTRACT FOR 2 NEW AMBULANCES WAS SIGNED AND A $20,000 DEPOSIT MADE TODAY. 2 NEW PL CUSTOM AMBULANCES WILL BE BUILT ON NEW 2019 FORD F550 CHASSIS. DELIVERY IS SCHEDULED FOR THE SECOND WEEK OF FE...
Sat. Jun 22nd 2019
WE RECEIVED OUR NEW LICENSE FOR QRS, BLS AMBULANCE AND ALS AMBULANCE SERVICE TODAY. WE HAVE MET ALL THE CRITERIA FOR THE STATE DOH IN STAFFING, EQUIPMENT CARRIED AND POLICIES & PROCEDURES TO GRAN...
Tue. Jun 18th 2019
2 MEMBERS OF EMMCO WEST ARRIED AT STATION 43 TO DO THE ON SITE INSPECTION OF OUR 4 QRS TRUCKS AS WELL AS OUR 2 AMBULANCES AND PARAMEDIC "EMS SQUAD" UNIT. TO MAKE FOR EN EVEN MORE HECTIC AND...
Thu. Jun 13th 2019
JUST AFTER NOON TODAY THE NEW PICKUP TRUCK THAT WILL BE USED AS THE NEW PARAMEDIC TRUCK WAS DELIVERED BY THE BOYS FROM BOBBY FISHER CHEVROLET. THE NEW TRUCK WILL BE OUTFITTED WITH A CAP WITH SIDE COM...
Thu. May 30th 2019
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AT THE ANNUAL EMMCO WEST EMS DINNER TONIGHT PERRY HI-WAY WAS ONE OF THE AMBULANCE COMPANIES IN THE EMMCO WEST REGION TO BE RECGONIZED FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING SERVICE. WE WERE AWARDED A GOLD LEVEL QUALIT...
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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