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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
On Saturday April 30 the crews from Mt. Penn joined with Lower Alsace (Co4) to provide assistance for the Antietam Valley Community Partnership’s second annual 5K run. The personnel provided extra eyes on the course and played a large part in assisting with traffic control as the racers crossed over the intersections along the route [...]
Monday April 25th was another busy day for Mt. Penn just as last Monday was. We had one less call but it still kept everybody on their toes throughout the day.
It began with a call to the Goodwill store in St. Lawrence just before 8a.m. along with Exeter (Co 25) for a reported odor of natural gas in the loading dock area. Crews monitored [...]