Mt. Penn Fire Company

Posts by John Eisenhard

Amity Township Structure Fire

Amity Township Structure Fire
On July 19th just after 9a.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched to assist Amity Twp (Co’s 49 & 6) and several other companies with a reported structure fire at 92 Toll Gate Rd. Amity units responding reported a visible smoke header from some distance out and on arrival found a working garage fire with extension to the residence. A second a [...]

Mt. Penn Structure Fire

Mt. Penn Structure Fire
On July 16th right around noon Mt. Penn & several mutual aid companies were dispatched for a structure fire at 217 Friedensburg Rd. Arriving units had a working porch fire with extension to the roof & dormer area. A second alarm for manpower was called soon after. The fire was knocked down within 15 minutes but crews remained on lo [...]

Pike Township Structure

Pike Township Structure
On July 9th shortly before 3p.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched, along with several other companies, to assist Oley (Co5) with a reported structure fire at 124 Ruppert School Rd. Responding units had no trouble finding it as a large column of smoke was visible from much of the Oley Valley Area and a second alarm was quickly struck for tankers and [...]

Early morning Alsace crash

Early morning Alsace crash
On July 7 shortly before 5a.m. Mt. Penn, Muhlenberg (Co66) and Laureldale (Co13) were dispatched to the 2000 block of McKnight’s Gap Rd for a vehicle crash with unknown injuries. On arrival Chief 13 (Feltenberger) reported a vehicle into the woods with the occupants out. EMS evaluated the patient who had no apparent injuries and refu [...]

HAPPY 244TH AMERICA!

HAPPY 244TH AMERICA!
July 4th is here! The members of the Mt. Penn Fire Company wish you a Happy July 4th and hope you have a great time with family & friends having a get together, watching fireworks, going to the beach or just hanging out at home. No matter what your choice is this holiday weekend, BE SAFE! It’s hot and humid so drink plenty o [...]

Neversink Brush Fire

Neversink Brush Fire
On June 30 about 1:15p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with several other companies, to assist Cumru Township (Co42) with a reported brush fire on the Schuylkill River side of Neversink Mountain. The location was not pinpointed until units arrived although smoke was visible from multiple locations. Units worked from Klapperthal Junction [...]

Laureldale Structure Fire

Laureldale Structure Fire
On June 24th shortly before 10 p.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched to assist Laureldale (Co13) on what began as an automatic fire alarm but was quickly upgraded to a structure fire at Yuasa Batteries. Chief 13 (Feltenberger), responding to the AFA reported smoke & flames from the roof area on his arrival. Lines were immediately stretched &am [...]

Pole & wires in Alsace

Pole & wires in Alsace
On June 14th just before 4:30p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Laureldale (Co13) to the 100 block of Skyline Drive for a report of a pole & wires down that was caused by a vehicle that then left the scene.  On arrival of Chief 13 (Feltenberger) he confirmed the address of 109 Skyline Dr. and that a pole was down with live wire [...]

Man rescued from woods

Man rescued from woods
On June 12th shortly before 6:30p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched to assist Exeter Twp. (Co25) with the rescue of a male who was riding his bicycle and became injured after going off a small cliff he did not see along the Antietam Creek. The original location was in St. Lawrence at Happy Landings playground. After some extensive hiking & [...]

Summer, summer, summer

Summer, summer, summer
Well it is almost summer!  That means school is done, vacations begin and hopefully we can all return to our normal routines.  As we enjoy nice weather and getting outside more we remind you to be careful in your activities whether you are grilling, driving or spending the day on the water.  Always have the proper protective e [...]

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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