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West Lake & USCG were dispatched to Misery Bay on Thursday for a person stuck in the ice. Upon arrival, a duck hunter inside a canoe became stuck in floating ice approx. 100 yrds off shore. Three Coast Guard members and one member from West Lake using an RDC were able to reach the male and bring him to shore uninjured. Rescue 486 stood-by on the water while the land base rescue was performed.
West Lake Fire Department held its annual Fireman’s Dinner on Saturday, November 15th. Among the many highlights of the evening were those honored for their years of service to the community of Millcreek Township, in the West Lake District;
FF Nick Bly
Lt. Mark Sennett
Chief Joe Phillips
David Guthrie II
Al Behr Jr.
The evening’s events were capped off with a very generous donation, made by the West Lake Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary, in the amount of $10,000 to the department.
West Lake and MPS were dispatched to the 3300 block of West Lake Road for a vehicle accident, rollover with entrapment. 488 was the first to arrived and reported 1 vehicle on its side and confirmed entrapment. Rescue 488 and Rescue 485 operated on scene and utilized the Junkyard Dog stabilizers to extricate the patient. MPS transported one patient with moderate injuries.
On October 4, 2014, West Lake held our bi-annual Open House (Kids Day) at Station 1. Over 500 visitors attended the event. The event is held in conjunction with Fire Prevention Week, again every two years. A special thanks goes out to Senator Sean Wiley and Staff, State Representative Ryan Bizzaro and Staff, United States Coast Guard (Erie), DJ B-Lex, Fr. Detisch, Smith Provisions and all other mutual aid departments that were in attendance. Thank you for making this event a huge success!
July 18, 2014 – West Lake and MPS were dispatched to the second car vs. motorcyle of the day at the intersections of West 12th Street and Hilborn Avenue for a car vs. motorcycle. Rescue 488, Engine 483, Rescue 485 and Truck 487 all responded on the incident. Crews assisted with patient care and loading the patients. MPS transported two patients to the trauma center with serious injuries. Crews remained on scene for 3 hours while the Millcreek Police Department investigated the collision. Chief 481 had command.