Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Brrrr

Brrrr
Well the temperatures sure have taken a plunge in the past few days.  We are hoping that everybody had their furnaces and wood stoves & chimneys serviced for the heating season.  If you didn’t….NOW IS THE TIME!  A properly operating heating system will prevent fires and carbon monoxide problems and help en [...]

Firefighter II

Firefighter II
Congratulations go out to FF Tyler Neiswender and LT David Okonski for the successful completion of the Firefighter II written and skills test this past weekend.  They spent quite a few days studying, reviewing and practicing the needed skills, as well as the bookwork, to pass this course.  GREAT JOB & CONGRATULAT [...]

Time for Change

Time for Change
It’s that time of the year again!  Time to turn the clocks back one hour Sunday at 2a.m.  If you are not going to be awake at that time like most of us, turn your clocks back one hour when you go to bed Saturday night.  With all that extra time on your hands it is a great time to change the batteries in your smoke and ca [...]

Blandon Structure Fire

Blandon Structure Fire
On October 28 just before 6p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company to 357 Lindberg Ave in Maidencreek Twp. for a reported structure fire.  First arriving units from Blandon (Co12) had heavy fire and smoke showing.  The fire was knocked down within 10 minutes and placed under control in 20 minutes.  Crews remained on th [...]

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 [...]

Fire Prevention Week 2019

Fire Prevention Week 2019
Well the kids have been back to school for over a month, there is a cooler and crisper air and the days are getting shorter so that means it must be fire prevention week!  The theme from NFPA this year is “Not every hero wears a cape.  PLAN and PRACTICE your ESCAPE!  It’s purpose is to recognize the everyda [...]

Catching Up

Catching Up
There hasn’t been a whole lot going on the past several weeks with summer winding down & such and some of us taking well deserved vacations.  On September 12 Engine 1 was dispatched to the 200 block of Rummels Ct. in Reading to assist on a 2nd alarm structure fire.  The crew assisted city crews with overhaul of the involv [...]

Back to school time

Back to school time
This coming Monday means back to school for a majority of Berks County students.  That means there will be extra traffic on the road, especially school buses.  We want everybody to have a safe year so if you don’t want to meet our friends in blue here are few tips for you about when & how you should stop for buses. [...]

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
Come out to join Central Berks Police as well as numerous other public safety agencies at the A-Field for National Night Out!  There will be food, games, prize raffles and plenty of things to see and do.  Bring the kids!  We are ever hopeful that the weather will cooperate this year for this great community event that [...]

Alsace Township Crash

Alsace Township Crash
On July 29th just before 6p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Company 4 (Lower Alsace) and Company 5 (Oley) to the 1900 block of Friedensburg Rd for a crash with possible entrapment.  Chief 5 (Kline) arrived & confirmed everybody was out, one vehicle on its roof.  Oley handled one vehicle while Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace handled the s [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Department Activity

Summary of department activity
2019
MonthTotal
January69Prior Year (2018) Stats
January - 46
23 more call(s) this year.
February55Prior Year (2018) Stats
February - 43
12 more call(s) this year.
March56Prior Year (2018) Stats
March - 38
18 more call(s) this year.
April64Prior Year (2018) Stats
April - 45
19 more call(s) this year.
May49Prior Year (2018) Stats
May - 45
4 more call(s) this year.
June51Prior Year (2018) Stats
June - 36
15 more call(s) this year.
July64Prior Year (2018) Stats
July - 55
9 more call(s) this year.
August60Prior Year (2018) Stats
August - 51
9 more call(s) this year.
September36Prior Year (2018) Stats
September - 45
9 less call(s) this year.
October51Prior Year (2018) Stats
October - 46
5 more call(s) this year.
November23Prior Year (2018) Stats
November - 60
37 less call(s) this year.
December0
Totals578
Working Fires17


Previous Years

2018553
2017462
2016455
2015453

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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