Tuesday June 19th, 2018 – West Lake was dispatched by Erie County Department of Public Safety to the 3000 Block of West Lake Road for a tractor trailer into a pole with wires down. Truck 487 responded and arrived on location to report a tractor trailer that had caught wires and had taken down three utility poles. 487 reported there was approximately five other poles leaning. Engine 483 arrived on location and handled traffic control and evacuated local businesses. Millcreek Paramedic Service responded with an ambulance and supervisor. Chief 480 arrived on location and assumed command, requesting Millcreek Township Office of Emergency Management (OEM) for barriers. Crews shut down West 6th St and West Lake Road between Peninsula Drive and Waldameer Park’s West Entrance. Penelec and Verizon were notified to respond to the scene. No injuries were reported. 480 had command.
Units on Scene:
West Lake – Engine 483, Truck 487, Chief 480, Chief 490
Millcreek Paramedic Service – 1 Squad, MP-24
Millcreek Township OEM – Chief 920, 922