Erie Fire Department announces temporary burn ban for City

Due to unusually dry weather conditions, Erie Fire Department officials announced today that a burn ban is in effect until further notice. Any outdoor burning, including recreational fires, is included in the ban. It does not include enclosed outdoor grills.

Over the last week, Erie fire crews have responded to 24 calls for brush fires …

Erie Fire Department swears in nine firefighters and one accelerant-detection dog

The Erie Fire Department, on March 23, 2023, held a swearing-in ceremony for nine new firefighters and Horus, a one-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever, who is the department’s accelerant-detection dog.

The new additions are:

Colin McEldowney

Joe Baltz

Mitchell Reichert

Peter Light

Scott Dentler

Kyle Wyant

Jim Wicker

Keith Riley

Cody McDonald

Horus, accelerant detection dog

The Erie Fire Department is staffed by 137 men and women. …

Police and Fire Recruitment Virtual Link

October 27, 2020 at 6 p.m. the Erie Fire and Police Department will conduct a virtual career fair via Zoom.

You are invited to the Zoom meeting!When: Oct 27, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the …

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