Apparatus

Station 48, located at 3762 West Lake Road Erie, PA 16505

Houses: Engine 482, Engine 483, Ladder 489, Rescue 485, Primary Rescue Boat (depending on the season)

Station 48 is the primary fire station for West Lake. The station features five (5) apparatus bays, maintenance room (with hose dryer, cascade system and full work bench), men and womens locker rooms, bunk room capable of sleeping six (6), large meeting/training room, full kitchen, firefighters office, board of directors meeting room, quartermaster room, day room, offices for the Chiefs, President, Tresurer and Secretary.

Station 49, located at 2942 West 12th Street Erie, PA 16505

Houses: Truck 487, secondary rescue boat (depending on season)

Station 49 is our secondary station. The station features two (2) apparatus bays, an office, meeting room, day room, men and womens bathrooms and a large second story storage area.

Unit : Engine 482

  • 2005 Marion Pumper, housed at Station 48
  • Primary Pumper out of Station 48

Engine 482 is the primary engine for West Lake. It is first to respond to any structure fires, fire alarms, outside fires, etc. It is second due to the Airport for any aircraft emergencies.

Unit : Engine 483

  • 2017 Marion Rescue/Pumper, housed at Station 48
  • Will be Primary Rescue out of Station 48

Engine 483 is the primary rescue out of Station 48. It is the first out apparatus for vehicle accidents, aircraft emergencies, carbon monoxide alarms and any other type of rescue. It is the secondary engine for all fires and alarms, as well as the second due apparatus for water rescues.

Unit : Ladder 489

  • 2011 Marion – 75′ Aerial, housed at Station 48
  • Second out on all fire responses

Ladder 489 is the second due for all fires within West Lake’s district. It is the primary apparatus for any RIT calls we are dispatched to.

Unit : Rescue 485

Unit : Truck 487

  • 2012 Ford F-250 Super Duty, housed at Station 49
  • Primary QRV out of Station 49
  • Primary use for all Fire Police

Unit : Rescue 486

  • 2007 Husky Air Boat, housed at Station 48
  • Primary Ice Boat, in service winter seasons

Unit : Rescue 498

  • 2014 Zodiac Rescue Boat, housed at Station 49
  • Primary Water Rescue Craft out of Station 49
  • Operated all seasons except winter

Unit : Rescue 499

  • 2018 SeaLegs Rescue Boat, housed at Station 48
  • Primary Water Rescue Craft out of Station 48
  • Operated all seasons except winter