Annual West Lake Fire Department Golf Tournament

ATTENTION GOLFERS: West Lake Fire Department presents our annual golf scramble! This years golf outing will be at Culbertson Hills Golf Resort in Edinboro, Pa on June 17th. This event is limited to 120 golfers, so get your foursomes ready to go! Reservation and Payment due by … [Read more...]

Water Rescue Class

Today, several members completed their Water Rescue and Emergency Response course. This class was a 16 hour course and is the entry course members must attain to join the Water Rescue Team. Members had the opportunity to practice rescue techniques in the pool at Villa Maria … [Read more...]

Live Aircraft Fire Training

Last night for Drill, members from West Lake along with West Ridge, Kearsarge, Lake Shore and Erie Airport attended the annual Aircraft Live Burn held at Erie International Airport. All companies in attendance had tre opportunity to extinguish live fire on and off the … [Read more...]

Structure Fire – 200 Block of Kelso Drive

West Lake and West Ridge were dispatched to the 200 block of Kelso Drive for a structure fire. Captain 491 arrived on location reporting heavy smoke showing from the alpha side of the structure. Chief 480 arrived on location and assumed command, reporting working basement fire. … [Read more...]

Pumps 1 Class

Yesterday members of West Lake participated in day 2 of Pumps 1 class. The second day of class was focused of pump operations in drafting situations. Members had to opportunity to draft and supply hand lines. Thanks to Instructor Beckes for the knowledge! … [Read more...]

Two Engines assist Erie Fire

West Lake (2 Engines), West Ridge (Tower) and Belle Valley (Engine) are were dispatched to assist the City of Erie Fire Department on a reported high rise structure fire in the 2300 block of Sassafras Street. Chief 360 (Belle Valley) arrived on location and reported a 20 story … [Read more...]

Training at old Penn Brass Building

Wednesday April 13, 2016 - Members from West Lake and West Ridge participated in a drill tonight at the Penn Brass building. Officers from West Lake were given permission from the Erie Airport to use the building for a fire ground ops drill. Three scenarios were ran which … [Read more...]

Lake City covers 48 District

While Engine 482, Engine 483, Ladder 489 and Truck 487 were assisting Erie Fire Department on multiple working fires (residential and commercial), Lake City Engine 563 moved into Station 48 to provide coverage. Erie Fire Department had one of the largest fires in Erie County … [Read more...]

Engine Assists Erie Fire

While Ladder 489 and Engine 482 were operating at the scene of West 18th within the City of Erie, Engine 483 responded to the 200 Block of East 32nd Street for a structure fire. Chief 460 and Engine 472 arrived and reported a working fire. Engine 483 responded, arrived as the … [Read more...]

Engine and Ladder Assist Erie Fire

Ladder 489 and Engine 482 assisted the City of Erie Fire Department (2nd Platoon) on a working commercial structure fire in the 1200 Block of West 18th Street. Upon Deputy Chief 322 leaving Central Station, he requested the rest of the city fire units to respond to the … [Read more...]


At tonight's monthly meeting, the Chiefs announced a few changes in leadership at West Lake. Promoted to Captain: Captain 491- Andrew Carne Captain 492- Dominic Quadri Changes to Lieutenants: 48L9 - Andrew Burger … [Read more...]

NEW Irish Red Ale

The Millcreek Brewing Company along with West Lake Fire Department are proud to announce the revealing of the official 48 Ale, which is an “Irish Red Ale.”  The Department has been working with the Brewing Company to make this possible. The Ale will be available exclusively at … [Read more...]

Engine and Ladder assist West Ridge

West Lake Ladder 489 and Engine 482 assisted West Ridge on a reported electrical fire at Arby's on West 26th Street. Ladder 489 and Engine 482 responded upon dispatch. Ladder 489 arrived on location and reported to the delta side of the structure opposite of Tower 479. Command … [Read more...]