Mt. Penn Fire Company

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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 [...]

Steady September

Steady September
Although it’s only the first week of the month, Mt. Penn has been kept busy with a little bit of everything the past 4 days from a reported crash with entrapment, possible structure fires, medical assists and making the trip to standby in Shoemakersville which led to being called, along with other standby companies, to the tragic fire o [...]

Vehicle Crash in Township

Vehicle Crash in Township
September started off with the Rescue being dispatched at 2p.m. to assist Lower Alsace (Co4) for a reported vehicle crash with entrapment in front of Orth’s Towing at 800 Carsonia Ave.  A small pickup truck ran into and under the back of a large box truck parked curbside.  Arriving crews found the driver had self extricated but was sayi [...]

Assist on Structure Fire

Assist on Structure Fire
On August 20 at 8p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company to assist Blandon (Co12) on a reported structure fire at 1161 Park Rd in Maidencreek Twp.  The first arriving personnel there conferred with an employee and it was determined that the fire was actually in the 300 block of Dryville Rd. in Richmond Twp.  Apparatus initially dispat [...]

2nd Alarm in Laureldale

2nd Alarm in Laureldale
  On August 13 just after 11p.m. R1 was dispatched to cover R10 on the structure fire assignment for a reported deck on fire at 1511 Queen St. in Laureldale Boro.  At just about the same time Chief 13 struck the second alarm which sent E1, along with several other companies, to the scene.  The first arriving crews from Laureldale (Co13 [...]

Amity Township assist on Structure Fi...

Amity Township assist on Structure Fire
On August 8 at 7a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Amity (Co’s 6 &49), Birdsboro (Co7) and Exeter (Co25) for a reported structure fire at 207 Woodbridge Lane near the Amity Gardens section of the township.  The residents had reported crackling behind a wall and the wall blackening around an air vent.  Arriving crews found a wor [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Department Activity

Summary of department activity
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.
October31Prior Year (2016) Stats
October - 38
7 less call(s) this year.
Working Fires19

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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.