Recent Calls
Thu. Jan 23rd 2020
MULTIPLE FIRST ALARM COMPANIES RESPONDED TO THE MILLCREEK MALL TODAY FOR A REPORTED ELECTRICAL FIRE IN A PANNEL IN THE JC PENNY BUILDING. E-423 RERSPONDED WITH THE OTHER FIRST ALARM COMPANIES ON THE B...
Mon. Jan 20th 2020
JUST BEFORE 2230 HRS STATION 44 AND STATION 42 WERE CALLED FOR REPORTED SMOKE IN THE GARAGE ON SPRING VALLEY DRIVE IN STATION 44 FIRST DUE. E-423 WITH 2 PAID STAFF AND 2 VOLUNTEERS RESPONDED AS WELL A...
Mon. Jan 20th 2020
CREWS WERE CALLED OUT FOR REPORTED SMOKE IN THE BUILDING AT THE PIZZA HUT AT 5050 PEACH STREET. OUR ASSIGNMENT ON AUTOMATIC AIDE BOX ASSIGNMENT TO STATION 44 WAS FOR 1 ENGINE. E-423 RESPONDED WITH THE...
Wed. Jan 1st 2020
2019 TOTAL CALLS 1834EMS: 1424 ( + 136 MVA's) ALS dispatch -1020BLS dispatch -540RESCUE CALLS: 148MVA 136 ( 3 PED) (6 PIN IN)LOCK IN 7BUILDING COLLAPSE 2WATER RESCUE 1ELEVATOR RESCUE 1L...
Wed. Jan 1st 2020
DECEMBER 2019 BREAKDOWN:EMS: 104RESCUE: 2018 MVA (3 PIN IN)1 LOCK IN1 BUILDING COLLAPSEFIRE: 11STRUCTURE FIRES 5VEHICLE FIRE 1ALARMS 5MISC.: 1TRAFFIC CONTROL 1
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Sat. Jan 18th 2020
apparatus use in 2019:423- 140429 - 77428 - 91427 - 681medic 42 - 474437 - 874432 - 93435 - 19439 - 14434 - 28438 - 146
Fri. Dec 20th 2019
FRIDAY AFTERNOON THE NEW MEDIC TRUCK WAS FINALLY PLACED INTO SERVICE. AFTER 6 MONTHS. THE LONGEST WAIT WAS TO GET THE LETTERING AND STRIPING PLACED ON THE TRUCK IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE PA DOH REGULATI...
Sun. Dec 8th 2019
MEMBERS MET TODAY AT STATION 43 FOR ELECTION DAY LUNCHEON AS WELL AS THE MONTHLY BOARD MEETING AND GENERAL MEETING. A MEAL OF ROAST BEEF, MEATBALLS, LASAGNA, AUGRATEN POTATOES, CORN AND GARDEN SALAD W...
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...
Mon. Oct 7th 2019
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THANKS TO A GRANT FROM THE FIRE ACT GRANT COMPLETED IN 2018 WE HAVE BEEN ABLE TO PURCHASE NEW BATTERY POWERED VEHICLE EXTRICATION TOOLS, COMMONLY CALLED "THE JAWS of LIFE" THE NEW TOOLS ARE...
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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