Mt. Penn Fire Company

Posts in category Incidents

Exeter Entrapment

Exeter Entrapment
On November 30 shortly after 10a.m. the Rescue was dispatched to the 500 block of Butter Lane in Exeter Township to assist Exeter (Co25) on a vehicle crash with heavy entrapment.  When units arrived they found a minivan on its driver side against a sizeable tree with the driver trapped.  The vehicle was stabilized and crews used several hydra [...]

Assist to Amity on garage fire

Assist to Amity on garage fire
On November 27 just after 12 noon the Rescue was dispatched as RIT to assist Amity Township with a reported structure fire in 40x60ft detached garage at 184 Valley Rd.  PD and responding fire units reported a heavy column of smoke visible from some distance out.  On arrival they found a well involved 2 story garage that also had flammable mat [...]

Early morning St. Lawrence Structure

Early morning St. Lawrence Structure
3615 Patton St. Nov 18, 2017 On November 18 shortly after 6a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Lower Alsace (Co4) and Exeter (Co25) to 3615 Patton Ave. for a possible structure fire, reported heater malfunction. Just after arrival Lt 25-2 reported a working fire with fire in the basement.  Crews stretched multiple lines into the house at [...]

Vehicle vs pole in St. Lawrence

Vehicle vs pole in St. Lawrence
Just after noon the Rescue was dispatched along with Exeter (Co25) to St. Lawrence Ave. and Ganster St. for a report of a vehicle that had struck a pole.  Arriving crews found just that with the pole damaged but still standing and all occupants out of the vehicle and in a nearby parking lot.  Additional ambulances were sent from the Reading F [...]

Warehouse burns in Bern Township

Warehouse burns in Bern Township
On October 22 shortly after 9p.m. Mt. Penn was special called as the 5th due RIT company to assist Greenfields (Co55) with a 2 alarm structure fire at 1947 Bernville Rd-Evans Food Distributors in Bern Township.  This call was originally dispatched as an Automatic Fire Alarm(AFA) shortly before 7:30p.m. and when the first crews arrived they fo [...]

Saturday around town

Saturday around town
It’s been an eventful Saturday.  We started out attending the Home Depot Safety Day Kids Workshop along with Exeter, Gibralter, Monocacy, Lower Alsace, Birdsboro and Geigertown fire companies as well as the Reading Scuba Team.  The turnout was excellent and this year the weather cooperated as well.  Firefighters were on hand to answer q [...]

Last day of month proves to be busy

Last day of month proves to be busy
This weekend at the station has been busy.  Mt. Penn joined Lower Alsace (Co4) for the Antietam Homecoming Parade on Saturday morning.  The fire companies, along with Central Berks Police led off the parade to escort the homecoming court from the pool to the A-Field where the ceremonies were held. Not too long after returning to station the [...]

Assist to Robeson Twp. on Structure F...

Assist to Robeson Twp. on Structure Fire
As if one wasn’t enough for the day, just before 8p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as RIT to assist Gibraltar (Co23) and several other companiesfor a reported structure fire at 262 Seyfert Dr. in Robeson Twp.  Just as L1 was leaving station a responding chief confirmed a working fire with smoke visible from some distance out.  Arriving crew [...]

Structure fire in Mt. Penn

Structure fire in Mt. Penn
On September 17th shortly before 4:45p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with Lower Alsace (Co4), Exeter (Co25), Reading City, Birdsboro (Co7) and Oley (Co5), for a reported structure fire in the area of Perkiomen Ave. and 27th St.  Nothing was found at that location and Lt 1 (Lombardo) reported a column of smoke visible in the area of 24th S [...]

Fire Alarm escalates into Structure F...

Fire Alarm escalates into Structure Fire
On September 10 just after 3a.m. L1 was dispatched to assist E4 (Lower Alsace) on an AFA at 721 Carsonia Ave, Klinger’s on Carsonia.  The police and Deputy 4 (Yohn) arrived shortly after dispatch and reported a working fire with flames from a roof vent.  The assignment was upgraded to a structure fire with additional help coming from Ex [...]

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Department Activity

Summary of department activity
2017
MonthTotal
January46Prior Year (2016) Stats
January - 32
14 more call(s) this year.
February36Prior Year (2016) Stats
February - 46
10 less call(s) this year.
March38Prior Year (2016) Stats
March - 33
5 more call(s) this year.
April29Prior Year (2016) Stats
April - 52
23 less call(s) this year.
May31Prior Year (2016) Stats
May - 33
2 less call(s) this year.
June35Prior Year (2016) Stats
June - 31
4 more call(s) this year.
July39Prior Year (2016) Stats
July - 41
2 less call(s) this year.
August42Prior Year (2016) Stats
August - 31
11 more call(s) this year.
September47Prior Year (2016) Stats
September - 40
7 more call(s) this year.
October50Prior Year (2016) Stats
October - 38
12 more call(s) this year.
November43Prior Year (2016) Stats
November - 37
6 more call(s) this year.
December12Prior Year (2016) Stats
December - 41
29 less call(s) this year.
Totals448
Working Fires22


Previous Years

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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