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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 July 31, 2015
Partly Cloudy
81°/65°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 7:00 PM EDT on August 01, 2015
Partly Cloudy
79°/64°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 7:00 PM EDT on August 02, 2015
Partly Cloudy
84°/69°
It is forcast to be Chance of a Thunderstorm at 7:00 PM EDT on August 03, 2015
Chance of a Thunderstorm
79°/64°
It is forcast to be Chance of a Thunderstorm at 7:00 PM EDT on August 04, 2015
Chance of a Thunderstorm
76°/60°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 7:00 PM EDT on August 05, 2015
Partly Cloudy
74°/60°

Jul
30
2015

Robison Rd Fire

West Lake assisted Perry Hiway fire department on Wednesday in the 1300 blk of Robison Rd for a small barn fire. Kearsarge, West Ridge & Mckean also assisted on scene.

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Jul
28
2015

State Fire Commissioner Tim Solobay visits 48

On PA State Fire Commissioner Tim Solobay along with PA State Senator Sean Wiley & Representative Ryan Bizzarro visited West Lake. Members were able to ask questions and find out the latest news on how Pennsylvania law makers are trying to help the volunteers throughout the state.

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Jul
24
2015

Brush Fire W 12th

On Friday the 24th West Lake responded to the 3300 blk of W 12th for a small brush fire. One person received minor burns and was transported to the hospital by MPS. Members were able to extinguish the fire quickly.

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Jul
22
2015

Pump Practice

On Wednesday 7/22 West Lake members conducted pump practice and aerial refresher.

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Jul
18
2015

West Lake & West Ridge Team Up for Roar on the Shore

On Friday Members from West Lake & West Ridge raised the American Flag with L-489 & T-479 for the annual Mayor’s Ride on Presque Isle State Park. Over 500 motorcycles participated in this event which started from the Bel-Aire Hotel.

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Jul
15
2015

Fuel Spill on W 11th

West Lake responded to the 2700 blk of W 11th Monday morning for a fuel spill. Members encountered approx. 150 gallons of diesel fuel that had spilled from a semi. With the assistants from Millcreek Twp. Emergency Management, Erie County Hazmat Team, and Erie County Health Department the spill was contained.

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Jul
10
2015

FLOODING

On July 9th the Erie area experienced heavy rainfall. West Lake responded to this incident in the 4600 blk of Commodore Dr where a vehicle became disabled in high waters.

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Jul
4
2015

Military Members

West Lake members currently serving our country. From left is FF James Willaims (US Marines), Alex Scantlebury (US Navy), and FF Nick Bly (US Army).

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Jul
3
2015

West Lake attends event @ USCG Station Erie

On Thursday several members of West Lake attended a change of guard at US Coast Guard Station Erie. Departing Chief Pickard has been promoted and will be departing to Sector Buffalo and New Chief Jordan will now be in charge of the Erie Station. Over the last four years Chief Pickard has not only improved relationships with all emergency agencies but has developed life long friendships. West Lake would like to thank Steve and wish him and his family the best with his new job in Buffalo. We also want to welcome Chief Jordan & his family to Erie and look forward to working with him & his members at Station Erie.

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Jun
21
2015

Loss of Belle Valley Firefighter

West Lake members send our thoughts & prayers to the Swain & Belle Valley family members. FF Kyle Swain passed away serving his Country in the US Army on Thursday. Kyle has been a member of Belle Valley FD since March of 2007.

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