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Weather for West Lake, PA
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It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 7:00 PM EDT on April 27, 2015
Chance of Rain
46°/39°
It is forcast to be Clear at 7:00 PM EDT on April 28, 2015
Clear
54°/41°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 7:00 PM EDT on April 29, 2015
Partly Cloudy
55°/44°
It is forcast to be Overcast at 7:00 PM EDT on April 30, 2015
Overcast
55°/42°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 7:00 PM EDT on May 01, 2015
Partly Cloudy
53°/44°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 7:00 PM EDT on May 02, 2015
Partly Cloudy
60°/47°

Apr
19
2015

Presque Isle Bay

West Lake responded with Erie Fire Department & USCG Station Erie on Sunday evening for a boat overturned in Presque Isle Bay. Rescue 498 responded onto water but was later notified that another boat had transported the person in distress to shore. USCG remained on scene with the capsized vessel.

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Apr
7
2015

Marshall Dr House Fire

On Friday 4/3 around 1230 pm West Lake responded to the 900 blk of Marshall Dr. for a residential fire. Engine 483 arrived on scene to find a working fire in the basement area of residence. Crews was able to contain the fire to room of origin but the entire house suffered heat & smoke damage. West Lake was assisted on scene by West Ridge, MPS and Millcreek Police.

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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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