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 [...]
On May 24 Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Exeter (co25), Gibralter (Co23) and Alsace Manor (Co8) to assist Lower Alsace (Co4) for a brush fire in the area of the Witches Hat pavillion on Neversink Mountain. On arrival crews found a working brush fire involving the brush and trees in the area. Once access was gained the fire was knocked [...]
On May 22 at about 2:30 in the afternoon, E1 was dispatched along with Exeter (Co25), Birdsboro (Co7) and West Reading (Co64) to a reported structure fire at 3806 Reiff Place. Additional information indicated a dryer on fire in the basement. Exeter crews found a well involved dryer with some extension to the structure and the entire house [...]
On May 13 just before 8pm the ladder was dispatched along with Amity (Co’s 49 & 6), Oley (Co 5), Boyertown Area Fire/Rescue (Co 95), Exeter (Co 25), Earl Twp (Co 19) and Montgomery County station 69 for a reported structure fire at 16 Lehmann Dr. First arriving crews and police officers found nothing showing from the exterior and [...]
Shortly after 9pm on Mother’s Day Engine 1 was called along with Alsace Manor (Co 8) and Forestry (Co 81) to assist Lower Alsace (Co 4) with a brush fire just below the William Penn fire tower. Crews found a working brush fire that was quickly growing due to the dry conditions and called Muhlenberg (Co 10) and City of Reading brush un [...]
On May 5 at 7:32am E1 was dispatched to 900 block of East Laurel St. in the City of Reading along with an engine from Exeter Twp (Co 25) to assist on a 2nd alarm structure fire. At 7:55am command struck at 3rd alarm which brought reserve apparatus from the city along with L1 to the scene. Spring Twp (Co 85) was special called to provide a [...]
On April 28 just after noon Mt. Penn was dispatched to assist Lower Alsace (Co4) on a vehicle crash into a house at 1015 Carsonia Ave. in the township. A male was backing out of his driveway and lost control of the vehicle which struck a neighboring house causing significant damage. Crews on scene pulled one line from the engine due to the [...]