Mt. Penn Fire Company

Posts by John Eisenhard

Alsace Crash

Alsace Crash
On October 17 shortly before 7:30p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Lower Alsace (Co4), Oley (Co5) and Exeter (Co25) to Antietam Rd. in the area of Simmons Rd. for a vehicle crash with injuries. On arrival a car was found to have struck a tree about 10ft off the road with all occupants out. The driver was injured and transported to th [...]

Training time

Training time
Recently the crew headed to the Berks County Fire Training site for our fall burn. The focus was on hoseline management which everybody, especially our newer members, found was not as easy as they thought. All lines had to be advanced through the baker’s alley then into the basement & up to the first or second floor to attack the [...]

Fire Prevention Week 2020

Fire Prevention Week 2020
Fire Prevention Week 2020 is upon us. Although things are quite different at the current time, fire prevention is everyone’s business. The theme this year is “Serve up fire safety in the kitchen.” That may sound a bit simple and out of date but the kitchen is one part of the house that many spend quite a bit of time [...]

Raffle time!

Raffle time!
Set a reminder for 12 noon on Friday, October 2nd. That’s when the Mt. Penn Fire Company will be kicking off our raffles with some really great prizes! Drawings will be live on the fire company Facebook page & payment is via the Square app. The rules are below so take a chance and win some great prizes!

Exeter crash & fire

Exeter crash & fire
On September 15, shortly after 10p.m. Exeter(Co25) was dispatched for a vehicle crash at 4851 Perkiomen Ave.  Additional information indicated a vehicle struck a building and both were now on fire.  The assignment was upgraded to a structure fire.  On arrival the units found a vehicle that struck the end of the residence, [...]

Exeter Crash

Exeter Crash
On September 12 just after 10p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with several other companies, to assist Exeter Twp(Co25) with a reported structure fire after a vehicle pursuit and crash at Apollo Pools in the township.  First arriving units found a vehicle into the building with fluids and unknown chemicals down.  The fire had been knoc [...]

Remember

Remember
Today was a beautiful September day…..in 2001 Today many of us got up for work not knowing what the day would bring…..in 2001 Today would change many of our lives forever…..in 2001 Today many of us would lose friends & family…..in 2001 Today places in New York, Virginia and Pennsylvania would become sa [...]

Steady into September

Steady into September
Well, August is history and here we are in September already. August became our busiest month in department history with 73 calls logged for everything from trees and wires to vehicle crashes and a few structure fire calls thrown in for good measure along with other odds and ends. Our all volunteer staff has done excellent work keeping up [...]

Thank you!

Thank you!
The past several months have been tough for many including first responders. Small acts of kindness take place every day that let them know they are appreciated. We would like to thank our neighbors for the kind note & cookies that were dropped off at Station 1 this evening for the crew to enjoy. It is very much appreciated!

Lower Alsace Crash

Lower Alsace Crash
On July 29 shortly before 3p.m. Rescue 1 was dispatched to assist Lower Alsace (Co4) on a vehicle crash with injuries at Friedensburg Rd & Spook Lane. Additional information indicated a building was struck. Arriving units found a pickup truck with attached trailer had lost control coming down the hill and struck the building and ga [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

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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.
August73Prior Year (2019) Stats
August - 60
13 more call(s) this year.
September40Prior Year (2019) Stats
September - 36
4 more call(s) this year.
October39Prior Year (2019) Stats
October - 51
12 less call(s) this year.
November0
December0
Totals473
Working Fires14


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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