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Dec
21
2014

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA!

December 21, 2013 - The Ladies Auxiliary with the help of members of the fire division held the annual “Breakfast with Santa” at Station 48. Many families came to have breakfast and to see Santa. Another huge success made possible by the hard work of the Auxiliary!

Dec
10
2014

Holiday Tips

Chimney Safety – http://www.csia.org

Christmas Tree Safety – http://www.christmastreeassociation.org

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation – www.dot.state.pa.us

Dec
4
2014

Assist to Springfield Fire Department

Around 1 am Engine 482 responded to assist Springfield Fire Department at a residential house fire on Eagley Rd. Crew members operated as RIT upon arrival on scene.

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Dec
3
2014

House Fire on W 42nd St.

Engine 482 & Ladder 489 responded on Tuesday to assist West Ridge Fire Department for a residential house fire. Crews operated on scene for over 2 hours assisting with suppression & overhaul efforts. Lake Shore, Kearsarge & Millcreek Twp. response team also assisted on scene.

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Dec
3
2014

W 12th & Peninsula

A driver & passenger received minor injuries after this one car accident located at W 12th & Peninsula on 12/26/14.

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Nov
21
2014

Water / Ice Rescue

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.

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Nov
17
2014

2014 West Lake Banquet

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;
5 years
FF Nick Bly
Lt. Mark Sennett
15 years
Dan Hudick
David Larsen
Chief Joe Phillips
20 years
David Guthrie II
30 years
Al Behr Jr.
George Hanks
Brad Freeland
45 year
Clifford Joslin
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.

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Nov
14
2014

Tree Down

The Erie area was hit hard by lake effect snow on Thursday. West Lake responded to various calls including this tree which fell across the road on Guetner Ave.

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Nov
12
2014

Wolf Rd Brush Fire

It took crews about 15 minutes to bring this brush fire under control on November 4th. The fire was located in a small wooded area off Wolf Rd.

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Nov
12
2014

W 17th & Harper Fire

Engines 482 & 483 responded to this semi fire located at W 17th & Harper Dr. on November 2nd. Crews operated on scene for over 2 hours extinguishing this blaze.

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