Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Maidencreek Structure Fire

Maidencreek Structure Fire
On March 27 just before 3:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company to assist Blandon(Co12) and surrounding companies on a reported structure fire in the 100 block of Sandhurst Blvd. First arriving units found a house with a well involved fire in the roof area. Several lines were pulled and a master stream from Tower 45(Fleetwood) [...]

Early morning Exeter structure fire

Early morning Exeter structure fire
On March 17th, shortly before 7:20a.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched along with several other surrounding companies to 600 Limekiln Rd. in Exeter for a reported structure fire. Multiple calls were being received by the communications center indicating an outbuilding well involved. Arriving units found exactly that and quickly pulled 2 lines to c [...]

Alsace Township Crash

Alsace Township Crash
On March 14 shortly before 10a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Lower Alsace(Co4) and Muhlenberg(Co66) to the 300 block of Antietam Rd. for a vehicle crash with unknown injuries. On arrival Deputy 1(Eisenhard) reported 1 car into a tree and on fire and a patient laying in the field halfway between Basket Rd & Miller Ln. Arriving a [...]

Early morning Alsace Crash

Early morning Alsace Crash
Just before 3a.m. on March 13, Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Laureldale(Co13) and Muhlenberg Twp(Co 66) to Skyline Drive & Beech Lane for a reported vehicle crash. Additional information from County indicated 1 vehicle on its roof and possibly somebody inside deceased. Chief 13(Feltenberger) arrived and confirmed that the car was [...]

Mt. Penn Building Collapse

Mt. Penn Building Collapse
On February 10th at 10p.m. Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace(Co4) were dispatched to 2311 Grant St. in the boro for a reported building collapse & odor of natural gas. Deputy 1(Eisenhard) arrived and confirmed the dispatch although no natural gas odor was detected and building was unoccupied. Companies worked to secure the area and stood b [...]

Lower Alsace Crash

Lower Alsace Crash
On January 19th about 3:15p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched to assist Lower Alsace(Co4) with fluids down after a no-injury crash on Skyline Drive approximately 1/4 mile North of List Rd. On arrival units found a single vehicle leaking fluids after striking the wall at high speed. All of the occupants were out & walking around with no ap [...]

Alsace Township Crash

Alsace Township Crash
On January 6 just after 11a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Lower Alsace(Co4), Muhlenberg(Co66) and Ruscombmanor(Co34) to the 200 block of Antietam Rd. for a vehicle crash with injuries. Additional info reported a dump truck into the woods with the driver injured. Arriving units found the scene as described with a loaded tri-axle dum [...]

2nd alarm assist to City

2nd alarm assist to City
On January 2 just before 11:30p.m. Engine 1 & Rescue 1 were dispatched to assist Reading City on the 2nd alarm for 1240 Chestnut St, structure fire with entrapment. The first arriving city units had heavy fire venting from the 1st floor with extension to the 2nd floor & reports of people still inside. Lines were quickly pulled [...]

Assist to Reading City

Assist to Reading City
On December 19 shortly before 9a.m. Engine 1 was dispatched on the second alarm to assist Reading City at 1103 Spruce St. with a working fire.  City units arrived with heavy fire from the first floor and in the process of fighting the fire and searching the vacant structure a firefighter went through the second floor.  A mayday was sound [...]

Sad news from the 34 House

Sad news from the 34 House
The officers & members of Mt. Penn send our sincerest condolences to our brothers & sisters at the top of the hill on the passing of Assistant Chief Eric Fox. “ It is with deep regret that the Ruscombmanor Volunteer Fire Company announces the passing of Assistant Chief Eric Fox on December 3rd after a long and courageous [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Department Activity

Summary of department activity
2021
MonthTotal
January51Prior Year (2020) Stats
January - 39
12 more call(s) this year.
February48Prior Year (2020) Stats
February - 45
3 more call(s) this year.
March56Prior Year (2020) Stats
March - 32
24 more call(s) this year.
April17Prior Year (2020) Stats
April - 56
39 less call(s) this year.
May0
June0
July0
August0
September0
October0
November0
December0
Totals172
Working Fires8


Previous Years

2020582
2019656
2018553
2017462

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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