Perkins fire chief concerned about crowds at tavern

PERKINS TWP. Perkins Township fire Chief Rick Myosky is calling out a local tavern for what the chief calls "de
Tom Jackson
May 24, 2010

PERKINS TWP.

Perkins Township fire Chief Rick Myosky is calling out a local tavern for what the chief calls “deliberate and intentional” overcrowding that he says poses a danger to the public.

Myosky said when he looked in the door Saturday night at The Pump Bar & Grill at Strub Road and Hayes Avenue in Perkins Township, it was obviously overcrowded.

“You couldn’t fall down if you had to,” he said. “They are creating a hazardous environment.”

The fire chief said he wants to start billing The Pump when it violates occupancy limits and also wants to pursue possible charges against thebusiness.

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