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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 [...]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!
We hope everybody had a wonderful Christmas and New Year!  Last year saw us even busier than 2018 with a total of 656 calls for service in 2019.  This represents our highest amount of calls in a single year……EVER!  These calls included crashes, fires, alarms, loose trampolines, medical calls and a whole lot of [...]

Early structure response

Early structure response
On December 28 at 2:39a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with other companies to assist Lower Alsace (Co4) with a reported structure fire at Jake’s Laundry in the 700 block of Carsonia Ave.  Arriving units found an in use dryer that had caught fire causing a smoke condition throughout the building.  The fire was contained to [...]

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!
As the final week of this year comes to a close, the members of the Mt. Penn Fire Company would like to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas!  We hope this past year has been a good one for everybody.  Have a wonderful holiday with friends and family and always be safe.  We look forward to seeing everybody next year. [...]

Santa Claus is coming soon

Santa Claus is coming soon
On Saturday, December 21st that jolly old elf, SANTA CLAUS will be making his rounds around Mt. Penn on a fire truck! He will begin around 6p.m. from the fire station so when you see the lights and hear the siren go outside and give him a wave!

Time to light the tree

Time to light the tree

Turkey Day

Turkey Day
Hard to believe Thanksgiving is upon us. The holiday season typically presents an increase in calls for service. Though we appreciate the support of each one of you and we have been making house calls since 1905, we don’t want you to be one of our holiday visits. In preparation for Thanksgiving and Christmas be sure that your oven [...]

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 [...]

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.
September35Prior Year (2019) Stats
September - 36
1 less call(s) this year.
October0
November0
December0
Totals429
Working Fires13


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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