Come join us for National Night Out on August 4 and meet first responders from YOUR community! Fire, Police, EMS units and personnel will be on hand to show you the equipment they use to protect and save lives everyday. There will be various demonstrations by community groups, activities for kids, music, food, drinks and fun for everybody. [...]
On July 19, 2015 shortly before 5p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Exeter (Co 25), Lower Alsace (Co 4) and West Reading (Co64) to 3455 Stoner Ave. in St. Lawrence for a reported structure fire. Exeter units reported smoke showing from their station as they responded and a second alarm with an additional EMS unit was quickly struck by [...]
On July 14, shortly before 7p.m. the ladder was dispatched to 1344 Weavertown Rd. in Amity Twp. for a reported structure fire. Responding units were advised that it was a vehicle (skid loader) in the garage that was on fire. First arriving crews from Amity & Monocacy found a well involved garage fire with fire extending to the roof area [...]
On July 9, just before midnight Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with Lower Alsace (Co4), Exeter (co25) and Birdsboro (Co7), to 203 Endlich Ave. in the boro for a reported structure fire, all occupants reported out. Deputy 1 (Wertz) arrived first and reported a working fire with heavy smoke on the second floor. E1 arrived and their crew pull [...]
After a thorough evaluation of the department by the Insurance Services Office(ISO) the Mt. Penn Fire Company has attained a Class 2 ISO rating, one of only 917 in the entire country and one of less than 10 in PA. Improving the ISO rating is something the department has been working on for quite a while and the members are very proud that a [...]
On July 4 shortly after 9pm E1 was dispatched to assist Exeter with a reported structure fire at 4132 Steeple Chase Drive in the Hunter’s Run development. Additional information to responding units indicated a working fire and all occupants out which was confirmed by command on arrival. A second alarm was struck which brought L1 to t [...]
On June 29 just after 10am Utility 1 was dispatched to respond with the County spill trailer to Route 422 West & Daniel Boone Rd in Exeter Township to assist Company 25 on a vehicle crash with a large fuel leak. The Exeter crews had arrived earlier and extricated the driver of a dump truck after he had struck the rear of a tractor trail [...]
On June 21st at about 12:30pm Engine 1 was dispatched to 21 S. High St. to assist Exeter Township with a pickup truck on fire. Arriving units found a well involved pickup truck and pulled 2 lines to contain and extinguish the fire. E1 crews remained on scene approximately 20 minutes assisting with final extinguishment and overhaul.
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The Mt. Penn Fire Company would like to recognize our 2015 high school graduates. Dustin Wolf graduated from Reading High School and will be headed to Penn State Berks Campus. Timothy Eisenhard graduated from Antietam Jr/Sr High School and will be headed to basic training at Ft. Jackson, SC in early August. CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES!
On May 30 at about 3:30a.m. Engine 1 was dispatched to assist Lower Alsace (Co4) for a reported car fire in the 500 block of N. 26th St. Assistant 4 and PD on location with a well involved vehicle fire. Crews pulled one front bumper line with a Navy nozzle in order to extinguish the fire and performed overhaul. The scene was turned over to [...]