Mt. Penn Fire Company

Mt. Penn Crash

Mt. Penn Crash
On August 26 just after 12 noon, Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace (Co4) were dispatched to the 2700 block of Perkiomen Ave. in Mt. Penn for a vehicle crash with injuries.  Arriving crews found a two car crash with a pole sheared off.  One vehicle with a suspected DUI driver struck the rear of a vehicle being operated by an off duty Central Berks Re [...]

L1 assists on 2nd alarm structure fir...

Courtesy of Western Berks Fire Dept
On August 22 just after 3:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched on the second alarm to 3996 Penn Ave. in Sinking Spring boro to assist Western Berks and their mutual aid companies on a working structure fire with entrapment.  The first arriving crews encountered a 3 story building with heavy fire showing from the second floor windows with extensio [...]

New Rescue 1

New Rescue 1
The members of the Mt. Penn Fire Company recently took delivery of a new to us rescue/engine.  It is a 2005 Pierce Lance with a 750 tank and 2000gpm pump with quite a bit more compartment space than the current Rescue 1 which should allow us to easily carry all of our current equipment with space for additional items.  Quite a bit of work ha [...]

Exeter Township Structure

Exeter Township Structure
On August 11, 2016 about 8:15p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched on the second alarm as the second Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) for a working structure fire at 35 Pine Ave. in Exeter Township.  Responding companies reported a working fire as they were leaving their stations as the smoke column was quite visible.  Once they arrived they found a pol [...]

Assist in Union Twp on structure fire

Assist in Union Twp on structure fire
On August 9, 2016 about 2:20p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the second due Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) for a working structure fire at 28 Ivy Lane in Union Twp.  at the request of Deputy 7 (Rhoads).  The first crews on location had fire showing from the rear of the house with extension into the loft area and were able to knock it down quic [...]

Vehicle fire in Mt. Penn

Vehicle fire in Mt. Penn
On August 8, 2016 at 9:30p.m. Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace (Co4) were dispatched to 2311 Grant St. for a reported vehicle fire.  Deputy 1 (Wertz) arrived first and confirmed a working fire on Beech St. about 4 feet from the Mt. Penn Elementary School and had the call upgraded to a structure assignment which brought the rest of companies 1 & [...]

Commercial Compactor Fire in St. Lawr...

Commercial Compactor Fire in St. Lawrence
On August 2nd just after 10:30p.m. and not long after crews had returned from National Night Out activities, Engine 1 was dispatched to assist Exeter (Co25) for a report of a compactor on fire at Goodwill Industries, 3001 St. Lawrence Ave.  When E1 arrived they reported a working fire in the compactor/dumpster which was attached to the build [...]

National Night Out in Antietam

National Night Out in Antietam
  On Tuesday August 2nd Mt. Penn,  Lower Alsace and Exeter fire companies, along with PennStar, Berks Fire & Water, Klinger’s on Carsonia, Stokesay Castle and many other community organizations and businesses,  joined with the Central Berks Regional Police for their annual Night Out at the A-field.  It seemed to be in doubt f [...]

Ladder 1 assists Amity on Structure F...

Ladder 1 assists Amity on Structure Fire
  On July 26 about 6:15p.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched along with both Amity companies (49 & 6) as well as  Birdsboro (Co7), Exeter (Co25) and Earl Twp (Co19) to 119 Old Swede Rd. for a reported structure fire.  One of the home’s occupants was cooking when the contents of the pan caught fire and quickly spread to the rest of the [...]

National Night Out

National Night Out
On August 2nd, the Central Berks Regional Police are having their annual National Night Out at the Antietam School District A-Field, Prospect & Byram Streets.  Join your neighbors in coming out to meet their officers, ask questions and see what they do for all of us everyday!  There will also be several other agencies such as fire and a [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

Phone 610-779-6723 Fax-610-779-6762

Department Activity

Summary of department activity
January32Prior Year (2015) Stats
January - 36
4 less call(s) this year.
February46Prior Year (2015) Stats
February - 33
13 more call(s) this year.
March33Prior Year (2015) Stats
March - 31
2 more call(s) this year.
April52Prior Year (2015) Stats
April - 45
7 more call(s) this year.
May33Prior Year (2015) Stats
May - 40
7 less call(s) this year.
June31Prior Year (2015) Stats
June - 36
5 less call(s) this year.
July41Prior Year (2015) Stats
July - 32
9 more call(s) this year.
August27Prior Year (2015) Stats
August - 43
16 less call(s) this year.
Working Fires15

Previous Years


Our Mission

The mission of the Mt. Penn Fire Company is to protect the lives and property of the people of Mt Penn from fires, natural disasters, and hazardous materials incidents; to save lives by providing Rescue services; to prevent fires through prevention and education programs; and to provide a 100% Volunteer work environment that values health, wellness and cultural diversity and is free of harassment and discrimination.