West Ridge FD to supply assistance to McKean Hose Company

Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017

It was publicly announced during a press conference held last evening that the McKean Hose Company will be contracting with Millcreek Township’s West Ridge Fire Department to provide two part-time personnel for service at McKean Hose Co. on Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wrfd Logo


Deputy Chief Jim Pyle, who has been involved with McKean Hose Co. since 1974, said more Erie-area volunteer fire departments are adding part-time or full-time paid staff to combat the trend of declining volunteers, especially during the week.  The full story can be found at GoErie.com 

Story credits courtesy of GoErie.com and reporter Ron Leonardi.