Mt. Penn Fire Company

Posts by John Eisenhard

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!

SOLD OUT!!!

SOLD OUT!!!
The 52 annual Fastnacht sale has ended-SOLD OUT!  It was a busy weekend with the sale and handling of several emergency calls from a 2nd alarm fire in Reading City to a crash in Oley and other incidents in Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace.  Mark your calendar for February 13th & 14th, 2021.  Thank you so much for your continued s [...]

Fastnacht time!

Fastnacht time!
Probably the best news all year!  The 52nd annual Fastnacht sale will be taking place Saturday the 22nd from 8a.m.-4p.m. and Sunday the 23rd from 8a.m. until sold out or 4p.m. (whichever comes first). If you prefer convenient drive up service you can stop by the intersection of 23rd St. & Perkiomen Ave.  This location is for [...]

Fire, fire, fire….Part 2

Fire, fire, fire….Part 2
     On February 13th just before 9p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with other companies including Reading City to assist Exeter Twp (Co25) with a reported structure fire at 246 Vesper Ave. in the township.  First arriving units had a large shed/garage on fire with extension to a smaller one nearby.  Several l [...]

2nd Alarm Structure in Earl Twp

2nd Alarm Structure in Earl Twp
On February 13 at 11a.m. Engine 1 was dispatched along with several other companies for the 2nd alarm structure fire at 299 Manatawny Rd. in Earl Township.  Chief 19 reported a column of smoke from 1/2 mile out and fire through the roof on arrival.  Multiple tankers were used to supply water for the fire as crews had stre [...]

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.
July10Prior Year (2019) Stats
July - 64
54 less call(s) this year.
August0
September0
October0
November0
December0
Totals272
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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