Mt. Penn Fire Company

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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 [...]

Structure fire assist in Union

Structure fire assist in Union
On October 11 shortly before 11a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with numerous companies from Chester & Montgomery Counties, as the Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) for a structure fire in Union Township to assist Birdsboro/Union FD (Co7).  Arriving units at 335 Woodglen Rd. found a well involved house fire that quickly caused t [...]


It’s that time again!  Mt. Penn Fire Company will be having their 51st annual fastnacht sale March 2nd & 3rd.  Fastnachts will be available at the fire station, 2711 Grant St. from 8a.m. until 4p.m. on Saturday and 8a.m. until sold out on Sunday.  We will also have convenient drive-up-service at the intersection of 23rd St. & P [...]

Firefighter/EMT Erik Hirner

Firefighter/EMT Erik Hirner
The members of the Mt. Penn Fire Company extend their deepest sympathy to our brothers and sisters in the Reading Fire Department on the untimely passing of Firefighter Erik Hirner.  Erik, who was the C platoon tillerman on Ladder 1 was involved in a motor vehicle crash on his way to work May 25th and suffered injuries that he succumbed to l [...]


The 2018 5oth anniversary fastnacht sale is in the books!  Thank you everybody for stopping by to show your support for the Mt. Penn Fire Company! Although things went well Saturday, the day wasn’t without its hiccups.  Between 7a.m. when the crew was getting set up and organized for the day and 12 noon the crews took care of 3 reported [...]

50 is Nifty!!

50 is Nifty!!
Just under a week remains until it’s time for……………..FASTNACHTS!!!!!  That’s right, our 50th Anniversary year is upon us.  If you have been waiting patiently all year for this annual event now is the time to make plans for our delicious carbohydrate and fat free fastnachts.  Stop by the station or see [...]

Fastnacht Frenzy Update

Fastnacht Frenzy Update
We have once again sold out!  1800 dozen arrived Friday afternoon and the crew got busy getting them all bagged up and counted by 6p.m.  Although the posted start time for Saturday and Sunday was 8a.m. several customers just couldn’t wait and began to show up at 7:30 to make their purchase.  We were glad to accommodate them and the hund [...]

49th Annual Fastnacht Frenzy!!!

49th Annual Fastnacht Frenzy!!!
IT’S HERE AGAIN!  Yes, it’s fastnacht time at the Mt. Penn Fire Company.  Please be sure to stop by the fire station at 2711 Grant St. or, if you prefer our drive up service, stop by the intersection of 23rd St. and Perkiomen Ave. for a bag or two.  The cost is $8.00 per dozen.  These delicious treats will be available on Saturda [...]

Leather New Yorker Helmet Raffle

Leather New Yorker Helmet Raffle
The Mt. Penn Fire Company will be raffling off a leather New Yorker helmet on September 17, 2016.  Tickets are $10.00 each or 3 for $20.00 and you do not need to be present to win.  Only 500 tickets are available and we expect them to go quickly so if you want a chance at winning this classic and traditional fire helmet act now!  If you are [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

Phone 610-779-6723

Department Activity

Summary of department activity
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.
July5Prior Year (2019) Stats
July - 64
59 less call(s) this year.
Working Fires6

Previous Years


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.