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  1. Three Fires Keep PA Crews BusyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | FireHouse.com

    Aug. 11--Three fires that damaged apartment houses in Erie but did not injure anyone late Thursday night and early Friday are suspected of being set off by accidental means, according to the city's chief fire inspector. Two of the fires that Erie Bureau of Fire crews responded to were reported within minutes of each other on Friday morning.

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  2. PA Volunteer Fire Department out of Chapter 11 BankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | FireHouse.com

    U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Thomas Agresti signed off on a final order closing the case last week -- three months after the volunteer fire department's Chapter 11 plan was approved in federal court in Erie. "For sure -- a lot of people put in countless hours to help us, everyone from our social members to firefighters to staff to the board of directors and others," Tim Latta said when asked if the department was glad to put the issue behind it.

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  3. PA County Calls Volunteer Shortage Critical IssueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | FireHouse.com

    Feb. 09--A shrinking number of volunteer firefighters, emergency medical technicians and paramedics has become a critical issue in Erie County and one that should concern all of its residents, said Jim Rosenbaum, a longtime member of the West Ridge Fire Department in Millcreek Township and chairman of the county's Public Safety Advisory Committee. County officials are addressing the matter by forming a subcommittee of Rosenbaum's committee to study the issues, to share ideas and to come up with possible solutions.

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  4. PA Firefighters Rescue Man Pinned by Massive Ice ChunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | FireHouse.com

    Jan. 09--Erie fire officials are calling a local man "extremely lucky" after he was pinned by a 6-by-10-foot chunk of ice he'd been trying to dislodge from the side of a house. It took a crew of Erie firefighters more than 15 minutes to free the man, who suffered only minor injuries to his right leg after being trapped by the mass of ice at a residence in the 500 block of East Eighth Street.

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  5. PA Firefighter's New Year Dino-Plow Gag Goes ViralRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | FireHouse.com

    Jan. 08--Steve Moore typically wears a different kind of uniform when he shows up for work at the Fairfield Hose Company Volunteer Fire Department in Harborcreek Township. On New Year's Day, though, the volunteer firefighter showed up on his ATV to plow out the on East Lake Road station's parking lot wearing a T-Rex costume.

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  6. PA Volunteer Dept. May Exit Bankruptcy by MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    Dec. 21--ERIE, PA-- Conneaut Lake Volunteer Fire Department's bankruptcy reorganization plan to repay its creditors has been approved in federal court. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Thomas Agresti confirmed the volunteer fire department's Chapter 11 plan following a hearing Wednesday morning in federal court in Erie.

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  7. PA Firefighters Battle Intense Recycling Facility BlazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    Sept. 20--Erie firefighters are using equipment to pull apart warehouse buildings at a large eastside recycling complex to reach areas that continue to burn more than eight hours after a fire was first spotted at the complex early Wednesday morning. Fire Chief Guy Santone said the warehouse buildings at World Resource Recovery Systems Inc. off East Avenue are being pulled apart to give firefighters greater access because "right now there are a lot of areas we can't hit."

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  8. PA County Saves $3M on Emergency Radio ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    Sept. 17--Erie County government's multimillion-dollar public safety radio system is proving to be a less-costly proposition -- in terms of equipment -- than local officials originally projected. County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper's administration said last week that the project, originally projected to cost $26.5 million, is slightly more than $3 million under budget right now due to lower-than-expected equipment costs.

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