Recent Calls
Fri. Jan 15th 2021
CREWS WERE CALLED OUT BEFORE 6PM FOR A REPORTED BARN FIRE IN THE 9400 BLOCK OF OLD FRENCH ROAD. INITIAL CALLS CAME IN FOR LEE ROAD. THE DISPATCHER WAS ABLE TO BETTER LOCATE THE FIRE ON OLD FRENCH ROA...
Mon. Jan 4th 2021
EMS - 1263FIRES - 77STRUCTURE FIRES 40VEHICLE FIRES 10GRASS / BRUSH 14TRASH / RUBBISH / DUMPSTER 8POLE / OTHER 5AUTOMATIC FIRE ALARMS 132RESCUES 114MVA 105 ( 6 PEDESTRIAN, PINS 4)LOCK IN ...
Sat. Jan 2nd 2021
APPARATUS USE FOR 2020 TO ANSWER 1679 TOTAL EMERGENCT CALLSE-423 - 119E-432 - 99E-434 - 18L- 429 - 98R - 428 - 75M42 - 127S - 427 - 562S - 437 - 935T - 435 - 9T - 439 - 18U- 438 - 103
Fri. Jan 1st 2021
DECEMBER 2020 TOTAL 179EMS - 143RESCUE - 9MVA 7LOCK IN CHILD 2FIRE 19STRUCTURE FIRE 6TRASH RUBBISH 1POLE FIRE 1FIRE ALARMS 11HAZARDOUS CALLS 4CO ALARMS 2FLAMMABLE LIQUID SPILL 2SERVICE CALL...
Thu. Dec 10th 2020
CREWS WERE CALLED OUT SHORTLY BEFORE 5PM TONIGHT FOR A 2 VEHICLE MVA ON I-90 AT THE 27 MILE POST. S-437, S-427 AND E-423 ALL RESPONDED TO THE SCENE. ON SCENE THER WAS 2 VEHICLES 1 HEAVY AND 1 MODERA...
News Headlines
Sun. Dec 13th 2020
the Officers for 2021:Chief (420) Kip HayfordDeputy Chief (421) John SpauldingFire Captain (431) Chris PaceFire Lieutenant (42L1) Nate SerafinFire Lieutenant (42L2) Jeremy LevkusFire Police Lieu...
Sat. Sep 26th 2020
EVEN WITH THE COVID 19 TRAINING MUST GO ON. WE HAVE HAD TOE FOLLOWING MEMBERS PASS VARIOUS CERTIFICATIONS FROM TRAINING CLASSES LATE THIS SUMMER.VINNY DRAGULIN; HAZ-MAT AWARENESS, HAZ-MAT OPERATIONS...
Sat. Aug 29th 2020
BEN SPAULDING HAS JOINED THE RANKS TODAY AS A NEW JUNIOR FIREFIGHTER. BEN HAS JOINED ON HIS 16TH BIRTHDAY AND LOOKS FORWARD TO ATTENDING TRAINING AND GETTING READY TO ANSWER EMERGENCY ALARMS AS ABLE....
Wed. Jul 1st 2020
PAST MEMBER STEVE SAMPLE HAS RETURNED TO THE FIRE COMPANY AFTER A 12 YEAR BREAK DURING WHICH TIME HE WAS WORKING OUT OF TOWN FOR A RAILROAD COMPANY. HIS WORK HAD HIM OUT OF TOWN MOST OF THE WEEK SO HE...
Mon. Jun 22nd 2020
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SEVERAL MEMBERS TOOK THE AERIAL LINE CLASS OVER 2 MONDAYS AND THE SATURDAY JUNE 22. THIS 16 HR CLASS USED THE LADDER FOR ROPE RESCUE SITUATIONS INCLUDING USE OF THE STOKES BASKET TO EVACUATE PEOPLE F...
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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