Mt. Penn Fire Company

Vehicle rollover in Mt. Penn

Vehicle rollover in Mt. Penn
On September 20 at 2p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Engine 4 (Lower Alsace) to the alley behind 1969 Fairview Ave. for a report of a vehicle rolled over with entrapment.  Deputy 4-1 (Mountz) arrived and confirmed the dispatch information and that the patient was conscious and alert.  Once crews arrived they stabilized the vehicle wit [...]

Mt. Penn Block Party

Mt. Penn Block Party
Don’t forget the annual Mt. Penn block party this Saturday from 12 noon until 5p.m. on N. 25th St. by the boro hall.  There will be food, games, music and fun for everybody so bring the family and enjoy a pleasant afternoon with friends and neighbors.  It looks like the weather will be decent so we hope you can make it.  See you there [...]

Assist to Oley with spill trailer

  On September 16 the spill trailer was dispatched at 10:15a.m. to assist Oley (Co5) with a vehicle crash at the East intersection of Routes 73 & 662.  A car and tractor trailer collided which caused the saddle tank on the truck to rupture and spill a large amount of diesel fuel.  The crews assisted with keeping the spill contained a [...]

September 11 Ceremony

September 11 Ceremony
On September 11, 15 years after the terrorist attacks on the United States, Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace fire companies, Central Berks Regional Police and Lower Alsace Ambulance took part in and were honored in a service at the Antietam Rec Center courtesy of the Antietam Valley Community Partnership and their generous sponsors.  Similar event [...]

Exeter Structure Fire

On September 8 at 5:15p.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched to assist Exeter (Co25) with a  reported roof fire at 4834 Farming Ridge Blvd in the Farming Ridge development.  Chief 25 reported smoke showing before his arrival and asked for another engine which added Engine 1 to the call.  On arrival a well involved roof and attic area was encountered wh [...]

Community Events

  We hope everybody enjoyed their long holiday weekend and the wonderful, fall like weather we experienced.  There are two upcoming events this week that are of interest to the community and we hope you are able to attend. The first, on Saturday September 10th is the second annual Reading 120 bike race.  The race will begin in City Park [...]

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 [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

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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.
August31Prior Year (2015) Stats
August - 43
12 less call(s) this year.
September32Prior Year (2015) Stats
September - 40
8 less call(s) this year.
Working Fires16

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.