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Weather for West Lake, PA
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It is forcast to be Clear at 7:00 PM EDT on June 03, 2015
Clear
74°/58°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 7:00 PM EDT on June 04, 2015
Partly Cloudy
76°/62°
It is forcast to be Chance of a Thunderstorm at 7:00 PM EDT on June 05, 2015
Chance of a Thunderstorm
75°/60°
It is forcast to be Clear at 7:00 PM EDT on June 06, 2015
Clear
70°/59°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 7:00 PM EDT on June 07, 2015
Partly Cloudy
78°/66°
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 7:00 PM EDT on June 08, 2015
Chance of Rain
71°/63°

Jun
2
2015

RIT Class

On May 30th & 31st West Lake hosted a Rapid Intervention class. Waldameer Park allowed West Lake to use the old Presque Isle Inn for training prior to demolition. Members from Erie & Crawford County departments participated in this valuable training.

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Jun
2
2015

Trees Down

On Sunday West Lake responded to multiple trees down in the 48 district.

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Jun
1
2015

Tree Strikes Home

Heavy Rains and strong winds brought this tree down in the 600 blk of Ardmore Ave. on Sunday.

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May
26
2015

Tuesday Accident

All parties escaped injury when these two car collided at W 6th & Peninsula on Tuesday afternoon. Members controlled traffic and handled debris clean-up until vehicles were removed.

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May
24
2015

West Lake Golf Tournament

West Lake will hold the annual golf tournament on Friday June 12th @ Elk Valley Golf Course. For more information please contact Gary Rictor @ 814-833-4115.

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May
21
2015

Training

After responding to 3 different fires on Wednesday afternoon, training still continued Wednesday evening. With the help of Lincoln Metals & Premier Safety members were able to train with Hurst E-Draulic tools.

West Lake would like to thank Lincoln Metals Staff & Premier for this valuable training opportunity.

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May
21
2015

House Fire South Shore Dr.

On Wednesday West Lake responded to the 4100 blk of South Shore Dr for a residential house fire. Engine 483 arrived to find a working fire in a two story residence. Crews were able to bring this blaze under control in about 40 mins. West Lake was assisted by members of Lake Shore, West Ridge & Erie Airport Fire Departments.

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May
13
2015

West Lake Assists USCG

On Tuesday West Lake & Erie Fire Department were dispatched with USCG Station Erie for an overturned vessel in Presque Isle Bay. West Lake responded with Rescue 496, 497 & 498. Upon meeting up with USCG it was determined that debris floating in the water was mistaken for a boat.

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May
13
2015

Fallen Tree causes Working Fire

On Monday evening West Lake responded to Auditori Dr for a working mobile home fire. Chief 481 arrived on scene to find a large tree that had fallen onto trailer with heavy fire inside.

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May
13
2015

Severe Storm Hits NW Millcreek

On Monday evening a fast moving storm passed over the West Lake district causing major damage.

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