Mt. Penn Fire Company

Weekend wrap

Weekend wrap
Although the emergency calls have settled down since earlier in the week, it doesn’t mean we haven’t been busy. Thursday and Friday saw the crew visit the local schools to spread the fire prevention week message “Every second counts, plan 2 ways out.”  In addition to this years’ message the crews worked with the [...]

Saturday around town

Saturday around town
It’s been an eventful Saturday.  We started out attending the Home Depot Safety Day Kids Workshop along with Exeter, Gibralter, Monocacy, Lower Alsace, Birdsboro and Geigertown fire companies as well as the Reading Scuba Team.  The turnout was excellent and this year the weather cooperated as well.  Firefighters were on hand to answer q [...]

Home Depot Safety Day

Home Depot Safety Day
Hey parents, looking for something to do this Saturday morning?  Bring the kids to the   Exeter Home Depot from 9a.m. until 12 noon.  Not only can they get an up close look at different types of fire trucks and meet the local firefighters but they can participate in the October Kids Workshop where the kids will be building their very own fire [...]

Last day of month proves to be busy

Last day of month proves to be busy
This weekend at the station has been busy.  Mt. Penn joined Lower Alsace (Co4) for the Antietam Homecoming Parade on Saturday morning.  The fire companies, along with Central Berks Police led off the parade to escort the homecoming court from the pool to the A-Field where the ceremonies were held. Not too long after returning to station the [...]

Mt. Penn Block Party

Mt. Penn Block Party
Sitting around wondering what to do…..bored….still recovering from summer…do you just need to get out of the house for a while….look no further than the annual Mt. Penn Block Party this Saturday!  Come on out and join your friends and neighbors for this annual event from 12 noon until 5p.m. on N. 25th St. in Mt. Penn.  [...]

Assist to Robeson Twp. on Structure F...

Assist to Robeson Twp. on Structure Fire
As if one wasn’t enough for the day, just before 8p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as RIT to assist Gibraltar (Co23) and several other companiesfor a reported structure fire at 262 Seyfert Dr. in Robeson Twp.  Just as L1 was leaving station a responding chief confirmed a working fire with smoke visible from some distance out.  Arriving crew [...]

Structure fire in Mt. Penn

Structure fire in Mt. Penn
On September 17th shortly before 4:45p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with Lower Alsace (Co4), Exeter (Co25), Reading City, Birdsboro (Co7) and Oley (Co5), for a reported structure fire in the area of Perkiomen Ave. and 27th St.  Nothing was found at that location and Lt 1 (Lombardo) reported a column of smoke visible in the area of 24th S [...]

Fire Alarm escalates into Structure F...

Fire Alarm escalates into Structure Fire
On September 10 just after 3a.m. L1 was dispatched to assist E4 (Lower Alsace) on an AFA at 721 Carsonia Ave, Klinger’s on Carsonia.  The police and Deputy 4 (Yohn) arrived shortly after dispatch and reported a working fire with flames from a roof vent.  The assignment was upgraded to a structure fire with additional help coming from Ex [...]

Steady September

Steady September
Although it’s only the first week of the month, Mt. Penn has been kept busy with a little bit of everything the past 4 days from a reported crash with entrapment, possible structure fires, medical assists and making the trip to standby in Shoemakersville which led to being called, along with other standby companies, to the tragic fire o [...]

Vehicle Crash in Township

Vehicle Crash in Township
September started off with the Rescue being dispatched at 2p.m. to assist Lower Alsace (Co4) for a reported vehicle crash with entrapment in front of Orth’s Towing at 800 Carsonia Ave.  A small pickup truck ran into and under the back of a large box truck parked curbside.  Arriving crews found the driver had self extricated but was sayi [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Department Activity

Summary of department activity
2017
MonthTotal
January46Prior Year (2016) Stats
January - 32
14 more call(s) this year.
February36Prior Year (2016) Stats
February - 46
10 less call(s) this year.
March38Prior Year (2016) Stats
March - 33
5 more call(s) this year.
April29Prior Year (2016) Stats
April - 52
23 less call(s) this year.
May31Prior Year (2016) Stats
May - 33
2 less call(s) this year.
June35Prior Year (2016) Stats
June - 31
4 more call(s) this year.
July39Prior Year (2016) Stats
July - 41
2 less call(s) this year.
August42Prior Year (2016) Stats
August - 31
11 more call(s) this year.
September47Prior Year (2016) Stats
September - 40
7 more call(s) this year.
October31Prior Year (2016) Stats
October - 38
7 less call(s) this year.
November0
December0
Totals374
Working Fires19


Previous Years

2016455
2015453

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.

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