Mt. Penn Fire Company

Posts by John Eisenhard

Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day
As we begin the unofficial start of the summer season there are things missing this year such as the Exeter Memorial Day Parade, the sun, warm temperatures, pool openings and so on.  Hopefully things will return to normal soon and we look forward to that.  However there is something else missing, over 1 million Americans who ha [...]

Passing of Exeter Firefighter

Passing of Exeter Firefighter
The Mt. Penn Fire Company extends its deepest sympathy to the family and our brothers at the Exeter Township Fire Department on the passing of Sergeant Jeremy Emerich early this morning.  Jeremy was well known around the fire and EMS service in the area, both for his dedication and his humor. He was always willing to lend a hand with an [...]

Fire on the mountain

Fire on the mountain
On May 19th shortly before 4:30p.m. Mt. Penn, along with several other companies, was dispatched to the area of the County radio towers at 619 Skyline Drive for a reported brush fire.  Numerous calls were received from the City of Reading & surrounding areas reporting smoke visible.  Arriving units found about 1 acre on fire ju [...]

The week in review

The week in review
Hopefully everybody is doing well during these strange days we are in. Although the amount of calls we have been responding to has been going down there has been an increase in numbers of the amount of structure fires we have been dispatched to, most likely because more people are home and doing more cooking and other work around the house. [...]

3 Alarms in Fleetwood

3 Alarms in Fleetwood
Just after midnight on April 17, Mt. Penn was dispatched as the second RIT company to supplement the Co 11(Temple) RIT. on a 3 alarm fire involving 4 buildings on E. Locust St. in Fleetwood. Arriving units had their hands full with a well involved structure that quickly spread to adjoining homes and a church. The crew from Mt. Penn stood b [...]

Early morning Alsace Crash

Early morning Alsace Crash
On April 20th just after 5:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched to the 400 block of Antietam Rd. along with Co 4(Lower Alsace), Co5(Oley) and Co25(Exeter) for a vehicle flipped over with entrapment. On arrival it was confirmed 1 vehicle on its roof with everybody self-extricated. Other units were recalled with EMS evaluating all subjects refusin [...]

HAPPY EASTER!

HAPPY EASTER!
Although this Easter is not quite what everybody bargained for, the members of the Mt. Penn Fire Company hope today finds you safe, in good health and making the best of things.  We wish you a happy and blessed day.

Assist to Exeter

Assist to Exeter
On March 29th shortly before 3a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched to assist Co25(Exeter), along with several other companies, on a possible structure fire at Arkema Chemicals on Lincoln Rd. in the township. Crews arrived to find a large electric panel burning & contained it with extinguishers until maintenance and Met-Ed could arrive and s [...]

Special Message

Special Message
Due to the current situation with the Corona virus in Pennsylvania and the rest of the country it has become necessary to implement some restrictions at the Mt. Penn Fire Company. 1. Access to the station is limited to Mt. Penn Fire Company personnel only. 2. No tours of the station or other public access is permitted at this time. 3. [...]

Springing Ahead

Springing Ahead
Not quite spring but this weekend is the time to move the clocks ahead 1 hour and change the batteries in your smoke & carbon monoxide detectors. It’s a proven fact that working detectors save lives. The few minutes of your time are well worth it!

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.
May32Prior Year (2019) Stats
May - 49
17 less call(s) this year.
June0
July0
August0
September0
October0
November0
December0
Totals204
Working Fires6


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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