Recent Calls
Thu. Apr 1st 2021
MARCH 194 RUNS IS NEW RECORD FOR MONTHLY CALL VOLUMEEMS 152RESCUE 12LOCK IN AUTO 2MVA 10 (1 PIN IN)FIRE RELATED 26STRUCTURE FIRES 7GRASS / BRUSH 7VEHICLE FIRE 2AUTOMATIC ALARMS 9SMOKE INVEST...
Wed. Mar 10th 2021
AT APPROX 1830 HRS TODAY MEDIC 42 WAS CALLED TO ASSIST STATION 113 AT A MOTORCYCLE MVA WITH 2 PATIENTS ON RT 97 NORTH OF TOWN. MEDIC 42 WITH PARAMEDIC RESPONDED AND COMMITTED WITH 1 OF UNION CITY'...
Tue. Mar 9th 2021
CREWS WERE DISPATCHED TO THE PEACH STREET WALMART AT 0842 HRS THIS AM FOR A REPORT OF NATURAL GAS SMELL IN THE BUILDING. WITH S-427 ON AN EMS RUN E-423 RESPONDED WITH 2 AND S-437 RESPONDED WITH 1 AND ...
Sat. Mar 6th 2021
APPROX 1045 PM TONIGHT CREWS WERE CALLED TO A REPORTED MOBILE HOME FIRE AT 7 VIRGINIA COURT IN STATION 40'S FIRST DUE. (McKean HOSE CO.) OUR ASSIGNMENT WAS 1 ENGINE AND 1 TANKER TO RESPOND. E-434 ...
Wed. Mar 3rd 2021
JUST BEFORE 7PM TONIGHT WE WERE CALLED TO ASSIST EMERGYCARE AT A MULTIPLE PERSON SHOOTING AT BOGEY'S TAVERN IN THE 2100 BLOCK OF BUFFALO ROAD. A TOTAL OF 4 GUNSHOT VICTIMS WERE PRESENT ONCE THE PO...
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Sun. Apr 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.
Sun. Apr 4th 2021
https://yourfirstdue.com/manager/data/1236712801/File/perry_hi-way_hose_tanker.pdf click above for drawing of new unit.
Mon. Mar 22nd 2021
THE TRAINING GROUNDS WAS THE RECIPIENT OF A $110,000 GRANT TO BE USED FOR A NFPA COMPLIANT BURN BUILDING TO REPLACE THE HOMEMADE BURN SYSTEM WE HAVE BEEN USING. THE HOMEMADE UNIT ON SITE NOW IS NOT N...
Thu. Mar 11th 2021
WE HAVE WELCOMED SOME NEW MEMBERS INTO THE VOLUNTEER RANKS AS WELL AS THE PAID STAFF RANKS.VOLUNTEERS:RICHARD SMITH FIRE POLICE, ERIN SMITH JUNIOR FF WHO WILL DO FIRE POLICE WHEN AGE 18, HAYDEN CARR...
Wed. Feb 24th 2021
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS HAS APPROVED THE SALE OF 3 OLD TRUCKS AND REPLACEMENT WITH 2 NEW TRUCKS AT THE MEETING TONIGHT. THE CURRENT TANKER 435 AND OLDEST 2 ENGINES 423, 432 WILL ALL BE SOLD. THE OLD ...
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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