Mt. Penn Fire Company

Tuesday strikes again…..sort of

Tuesday strikes again…..sort of
On February 20 shortly before 9a.m. the spill trailer was dispatched to 1273 W. Philadelphia Ave. in Colebrookdale Twp. to assist Boyertown Area Fire/Rescue(Co95) with a tractor trailer crash that was leaking large amounts of diesel fuel and heading towards the Ironstone Creek.  The driver had lost control of his vehicle and ran off the right [...]

Tuesday is Variety Day-Part IV

Tuesday is Variety Day-Part IV
Well the apparent Terrible Tuesday curse continues for the 4th week in a row at Mt. Penn with the crews logging 5 runs, 4 of them between 5:20p.m. and 9:00p.m. The start was early, just after midnight with the ladder being dispatched to assist Gibralter(Co 23) on a reported structure fire at 103 Proudfoot Dr.  Units were quickly recalled when [...]


The 2018 5oth anniversary fastnacht sale is in the books!  Thank you everybody for stopping by to show your support for the Mt. Penn Fire Company! Although things went well Saturday, the day wasn’t without its hiccups.  Between 7a.m. when the crew was getting set up and organized for the day and 12 noon the crews took care of 3 reported [...]

Assist to Birdsboro on structure fire

Assist to Birdsboro on structure fire
On February 7 just before 9:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company to assist Birdsboro (Co7) on a reported structure fire at the Birdsboro Carwash at 300 Armorcast Rd.  On arrival Engine 7 reported a working fire in the automatic wash bay.  They quickly got the fire knocked down and once Ladder 1 arrived RIT was no longer needed so [...]

Tuesday is Variety Day continues̷...

Tuesday is Variety Day continues…..Part III
For the third Tuesday in a row the streak continues…. Just after 5 p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched for the QRS run to the 2600 block of Perkiomen Ave. for an older male with breathing problems.  The crew obtained vital signs and administered oxygen to assist with breathing until EMS arrived.  They then helped get him to the ambulance from [...]

50 is Nifty!!

50 is Nifty!!
Just under a week remains until it’s time for……………..FASTNACHTS!!!!!  That’s right, our 50th Anniversary year is upon us.  If you have been waiting patiently all year for this annual event now is the time to make plans for our delicious carbohydrate and fat free fastnachts.  Stop by the station or see [...]

Tuesday is Variety Day-Part II

Tuesday is Variety Day-Part II
Similar to last Tuesday, January 30 was another eventful day at Mt. Penn. Just after 8a.m the rescue was dispatched to assist Alsace Manor (Co8) at Antietam and Basket Rds for a vehicle crash with injuries.  Arriving crews found 2 vehicles with the drivers having minor injuries.  Crews powered down the vehicles and applied oil dry to spilled [...]

Tuesday is Variety Day

Tuesday is Variety Day
On January 23rd just before 11a.m Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Lower Alsace (Co4), Exeter(Co25), Reading City, Birdsboro(Co7) and Oley(Co5) for a reported structure fire at 11 Penn Mawr Ct. in Mt. Penn.  Deputy 4-1(Mountz) arrived quickly and confirmed a cooking fire that was out but had caused a smoke condition in the residence.  Chief [...]

Ladder assists Exeter on Structure Fi...

Ladder assists Exeter on Structure Fire
On January 13 shortly after 3a.m. the Ladder was dispatched along with Gibralter (Co23) and Birdsboro (Co7) to assist Exeter (Co25) on an upgraded fire alarm assignment at the Red Robin on Perkiomen Ave.  When PD had arrived to assist on the alarm they could clearly see a fire in the bar area.  Fortunately this fire was quickly contained to t [...]

Weird Wednesday

Weird Wednesday
It started early but seemed normal with being dispatched to assist the City of Reading in the 500 block of N. 9th St for  a smell of gas shortly before 2a.m.    Units were recalled within a few minutes as the city was able to free up from another call. Just after 9:30a.m. it was a fire alarm in the 1300 block of Carsonia Ave.  Deputy 4-1 (Mou [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

Phone 610-779-6723

Department Activity

Summary of department activity
January46Prior Year (2017) Stats
January - 46
February38Prior Year (2017) Stats
February - 36
2 more call(s) this year.
Working Fires5

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.