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Weather for West Lake, PA
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It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 7:00 PM EDT on March 29, 2015
Partly Cloudy
41°/36°
It is forcast to be Snow Showers at 7:00 PM EDT on March 30, 2015
Snow Showers
39°/31°
It is forcast to be Snow at 7:00 PM EDT on March 31, 2015
Snow
38°/26°
It is forcast to be Clear at 7:00 PM EDT on April 01, 2015
Clear
43°/35°
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 7:00 PM EDT on April 02, 2015
Chance of Rain
63°/45°
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 7:00 PM EDT on April 03, 2015
Chance of Rain
49°/31°

Mar
10
2015

4100 W 12th

West Lake & MPS responded to the 4100 blk of W 12th shortly before 7am on Monday morning for this two car accident. Both driver’s were transported by MPS with moderate injuries to UPMC Hamot.

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Feb
27
2015

Hershey Rd House Fire

Engine’s 482 & 483 along with several other Erie County Departments assisted Mckean Hose Co. on Thursday morning at this house fire in the 3800 blk of Hershey Rd.

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Feb
23
2015

12th & Peninsula MVA

One person was transported with moderate injuries after units responded to this 2 car crash. West Lake members assisted with patient care and debris clean-up.

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Feb
22
2015

Guns & Hoses Hockey

On Saturday February 21st members of law enforcement & firefighters met on the Erie Insurance Arena ice for a charity hockey game. Hundreds of people turned out to watch the Guns win 8-2  and take the annual series lead 3-2. Chief Schau and Jr. Firefighter Eriq Schau represented West Lake on the Hoses team.

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Feb
18
2015

Assist to West Ridge

Firefighters from West Ridge, West Lake, Lake Shore & Kearsarge battled this house fire on Walnut Ridge Tuesday afternoon. Members had to deal with temperatures in the single digits, covered & frozen hydrants which made efforts difficult for firefighters.

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Feb
18
2015

Ice Boat Training

Members practiced night ops with Rescue 486 using GPS and search patterns. Rescue Crew took time to take a few photo’s on Presque Isle Bay.

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Feb
16
2015

W 12th & Peninsula

Rescue 488 & 485 responded to this 2 car accident Sunday afternoon. Both driver’s denied injury but crews remained on scene cleaning debris & controlling traffic for Millcreek Police.

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Feb
8
2015

W. LAKE & MARSHALL DR

West Lake responded to this two car accident on Sunday evening. A total of 4 people were transported to local hospitals by Millcreek Paramedics & Lake Shore FD with minor to moderate injuries.

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Feb
7
2015

ICE BOAT TRAINING

Members of West Lake’s Water Rescue Team train with USCG (Erie Station) on Saturday.

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Feb
6
2015

2500 W 12th

Friday evening members handled this minor two car accident on W 12th St. Crew assisted with patient care and roadway clean-up prior to clearing the scene.

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