Mt. Penn Fire Company

Goodwill dumpster fire

On September 7th just before 2:30p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with several other companies to assist Exeter (Co25) on a reported structure fire at the Goodwill Industries, 3001 St. Lawrence Ave.  Additional information from County indicated a dumpster fire.  Arriving units quickly confirmed a working compactor/dumpster fire at one end of the building.  One line was stretched into the interior to prevent extension while another line was readied to extinguish the dumpster.  Crews used a chain come-along to move the dumpster away from the compactor so that the end door could be opened.  Once this was done the fire was quickly knocked down while excess trash was removed in order to completely extinguish the fire.  The dumpster was then hauled away by the facilities trash contractor.  Units were able to clear within an hour.

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Mt. Penn Fire Company

Phone 610-779-6723

Department Activity

Summary of department activity
2020
MonthTotal
January39Prior Year (2019) Stats
January - 69
30 less call(s) this year.
February45Prior Year (2019) Stats
February - 55
10 less call(s) this year.
March32Prior Year (2019) Stats
March - 56
24 less call(s) this year.
April56Prior Year (2019) Stats
April - 64
8 less call(s) this year.
May45Prior Year (2019) Stats
May - 49
4 less call(s) this year.
June45Prior Year (2019) Stats
June - 51
6 less call(s) this year.
July59Prior Year (2019) Stats
July - 64
5 less call(s) this year.
August25Prior Year (2019) Stats
August - 60
35 less call(s) this year.
September0
October0
November0
December0
Totals346
Working Fires10


Previous Years

2019656
2018553
2017462
2016455

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.

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