Mt. Penn Fire Company

Rescue assists Alsace on Antietam Rd

Rescue assists Alsace on Antietam Rd
On July 11th just after 3:15p.m. Rescue 1 was dispatched to assist Alsace Manor (Co 8) on a vehicle crash with unknown injuries in the area of 460 Antietam Rd.  Chief 8 (Becker) arrived and reported a trash truck vs a pole with no apparent injuries and live wires down.  Rescue 8 and 1 crews were able to secure the area and checked the other [...]

Natural gas leak in Mt. Penn

Natural gas leak in Mt. Penn
On June 28th just before 9p.m. Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace (Co 4) were dispatched to 2437 Fairview Ave. in the boro for a reported natural gas leak.  As the engine and rescue were arriving the odor of gas was evident from almost a block away on this warm and humid night.  Engine 4 stood by at the nearest hydrant while crews stretched a line as [...]

Leather New Yorker Helmet Raffle

Leather New Yorker Helmet Raffle
The Mt. Penn Fire Company will be raffling off a leather New Yorker helmet on September 17, 2016.  Tickets are $10.00 each or 3 for $20.00 and you do not need to be present to win.  Only 500 tickets are available and we expect them to go quickly so if you want a chance at winning this classic and traditional fire helmet act now!  If you are [...]

Mt. Penn assists Lower Alsace on vehi...

Mt. Penn assists Lower Alsace on vehicle crash
On June 23rd just before 11p.m.Rescue 1 was dispatched to assist Lower Alsace (Co 4) for a vehicle crash at Skyline Drive and List Rd. in the township.  The police on scene had also requested EMS to respond for patient evaluations.  Two vehicles going opposite directions on Skyline Drive had apparently collided head on.  Arriving crews had 2 [...]

Early morning crash in Mt. Penn

Early morning crash in Mt. Penn
On June 22 shortly before 5a.m. Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace (Co 4) were dispatched with Squad 555 (Lower Alsace EMS) to the area of 39 N. 23rd St. in the borough for a reported vehicle crash with unknown injuries.  Deputy 1 (Wertz) arrived to find one vehicle into a parked car with one male still inside but not trapped and possibly suffering f [...]

A brief recap of the past week

A brief recap of the past week
Well, the past week or so has been steady around the station with all sorts of things.  We have assisted on several fire alarms in Lower Alsace and St. Lawrence as well as two vehicle crashes in Lower Alsace.  Adding to the mix was a grease fire in Mt. Penn that was quickly handled and a structure fire in Exeter Township at Custom Processing [...]

Rescue assists Lower Alsace on crash

Rescue assists Lower Alsace on crash
On June 9th shortly before 10a.m. Rescue 1 was dispatched along with Lower Alsace (Co4) for a vehicle crash at Angora Rd. and Hill Rd. in the township.  Arriving units found 2 vehicles had collided nearly head on with multiple injuries.  A second ambulance was also requested.  Fire crews were able to power down both vehicles and applied oil [...]

Alsace Township Crash

Alsace Township Crash
On May 23rd, shortly before 8a.m. Rescue 1 was dispatched to assist Alsace Manor (Co8) at a reported vehicle crash with injuries at Friedensburg Rd. & Spies Church Rd. in Alsace Twp. (5 Points).  Berks Communications advised responding units that multiple vehicles were involved and several people had injuries.  Arriving crews found 3 ve [...]

Keep everybody safe and Move Over!

Keep everybody safe and Move Over!
  As summer approaches and the peak driving period draws near with more people out and about on business or vacation trips we would like to remind you to move over for first responders along the roads, whether it be a tow truck, ambulance or fire and  police vehicles.  It helps to keep us and those we are helping safe and also prevents [...]

T-SHIRTS ARE IN!

T-SHIRTS ARE IN!
  If you ordered a Mt. Penn t-shirt a while back, we are glad to let you know they have arrived at the station.  Please stop by to pick up your order in the next few days.  If you need to make other arrangements please call the station at 610-779-6723.

Mt. Penn Fire Company

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

Department Activity

Summary of department activity
2016
MonthTotal
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.
July27Prior Year (2015) Stats
July - 32
5 less call(s) this year.
August0
September0
October0
November0
December0
Totals254
Working Fires12


Previous Years

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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