Mt. Penn Fire Company

Alsace Structure Fire

On April 2 shortly after 10:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company to assist on a reported structure fire at 198 Heckman Rd.  First arriving units from Laureldale(Co13) and Muhlenberg(Co’s 10 & 11) found a well involved garage fire with extension to the house.  A second alarm was struck by command for additional tankers for water supply and the R1 crew was directed to assist with fire suppression.  Additional lines were stretched and the crews got to work pulling ceilings and walls.  Due to the quick work of the first arriving units the fire was held to the garage with some extension into the kitchen.  The entire house had heavy smoke damage.  Units were able to begin clearing just before noon.  The exact cause remains under investigation by the PSP Fire Marshall.

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Mt. Penn Fire Company

Phone 610-779-6723

Department Activity

Summary of department activity
2019
MonthTotal
January69Prior Year (2018) Stats
January - 46
23 more call(s) this year.
February55Prior Year (2018) Stats
February - 43
12 more call(s) this year.
March56Prior Year (2018) Stats
March - 38
18 more call(s) this year.
April64Prior Year (2018) Stats
April - 45
19 more call(s) this year.
May49Prior Year (2018) Stats
May - 45
4 more call(s) this year.
June51Prior Year (2018) Stats
June - 36
15 more call(s) this year.
July48Prior Year (2018) Stats
July - 55
7 less call(s) this year.
August0
September0
October0
November0
December0
Totals392
Working Fires12


Previous Years

2018553
2017462
2016455
2015453

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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