Mt. Penn Fire Company

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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. [...]

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 [...]

CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES!

CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES!
  We would like to take a minute to say CONGRATULATIONS to all of those students all around Berks County who graduated from high school this year.  Great job and we wish you all the best as you move on to the next big thing!      Best of luck to our Mt. Penn Fire graduates, Caleb Gibson and Tyler Okonski as you move on [...]

Mt. Penn Banquet

Mt. Penn Banquet
On March 23rd the crew from Mt. Penn along with family and friends took a break and gathered at the Hilton Double Tree in Reading for their dinner and awards banquet.  Awards were presented for length of service and  completion of fire school classes as well as a Unit Citation to several members for actions which saved a woman̵ [...]

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!
The officers and members of the Mt. Penn Fire Company would like to wish you and your family a very MERRY CHRISTMAS!  We hope you get what you wished for and are surrounded by friends and family during this holiday season. Please be safe and make memories!

Gas odor marks 500th call

Gas odor marks 500th call
On November 25th just before 9p.m. the ladder and rescue were dispatched to assist Lower Alsace(Co4) at the Reading Liederkranz, 143 Spook Lane for an odor of natural gas.  On arrival several crews metered the building and found no readings of any type.  Further investigation found several outdoor propane heaters stored in the basement of wh [...]

Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week
Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware – fire can happen anywhere. This was the message for 2018 Fire Prevention Week which the crew took with them as they visited Antietam Academy, St. Catherine’s and the Mt. Penn Primary Center today.  In addition to the message, the kids were able to see and hear a firefighter in full gear and SCBA.  In the [...]

Tuesday is Variety Day continues̷...

Tuesday is Variety Day continues…..Part III
For the third Tuesday in a row the streak continues…. Just after 5 p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched for the QRS run to the 2600 block of Perkiomen Ave. for an older male with breathing problems.  The crew obtained vital signs and administered oxygen to assist with breathing until EMS arrived.  They then helped get him to the ambulance from [...]

Weekend wrap

Weekend wrap
Although the emergency calls have settled down since earlier in the week, it doesn’t mean we haven’t been busy. Thursday and Friday saw the crew visit the local schools to spread the fire prevention week message “Every second counts, plan 2 ways out.”  In addition to this years’ message the crews worked with the [...]

Passing of former member

Passing of former member
The Mt. Penn Fire Company would like to take a minute and remember former firefighter Jeremy Marquette who passed away on May 18th, 2017.  He was with us for just a few years back in the early to mid 90’s before moving on to bigger and better things in life.  He loved his family and music and was quite a drummer and will be missed by ma [...]

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.
July5Prior Year (2019) Stats
July - 64
59 less call(s) this year.
August0
September0
October0
November0
December0
Totals267
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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