Mt. Penn Fire Company

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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 [...]

Assist to Gibraltar on structure fire

Assist to Gibraltar on structure fire
On August 1st while units were participating in National Night Out at the A field L1 was dispatched just before 7:30p.m. to assist Gibraltar (Co23) on a reported structure fire at 50 Walton Ave.  As units were responding the police arrived and reported a working fire in a 20×30 garage.  Most units had to stage on the road as the long and [...]

Vehicle crash kicks off August

Vehicle crash kicks off August
On August 1 just before 11a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched to assist Lower Alsace (Co4) on a vehicle crash in the 500 block of Friedensburg Rd. with one vehicle reported on its roof.  Arriving units found 2 vehicles involved, one had been parked and the striking vehicle was on its roof just up the street.  The occupants were able to get out thems [...]

Sizzling Sunday

Sizzling Sunday
On July 23rd just after 9a.m. cooking breakfast quickly got out of control.  Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Earl (Co19), Alsace (Co8), Ruscombmanor (Co34), Fleetwood (Co45) and Exeter (Co25) to assist Oley (Co5) on the structure fire at 3339 Friedensburg Rd.  The first arriving chief from Oley reported a working fire with fire through the [...]

Friday night heat

Friday night heat
On July 21 the day was concluded with Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace (Co4) being dispatched for a reported vehicle fire at 250 Endlich Ave.  Lt. 1 (Lombardo) arrived and reported a working engine compartment fire.  One line with a Navy nozzle was pulled from E1 to extinguish the fire which was held to the engine compartment.  As a side note, for t [...]

Splintered start to the Weekend

Splintered start to the Weekend
On July 20th at 10a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched for a report of a tree on a house in the 200 block of Endlich Ave.  It was fairly quickly determined to be 263 Endlich which is in Lower Alsace Township so Company 4 was added to the assignment.  Arriving units found a tree that had split and fallen onto a house, which according to the property o [...]

Assist to Lower Alsace on crash

Assist to Lower Alsace on crash
On July 3rd just before 10a.m. the Rescue was dispatched to assist Lower Alsace (Co4) on a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian on the Northbound side of the 600 block of Carsonia Ave.  First arriving units found one vehicle had struck a father and young child causing serious injuries.  EMS was requested to expedite and then a third ambulance [...]

Summer day sizzling!

Summer day sizzling!
On June 22 at 5p.m. E1 was dispatched along with Exeter (Co25) to the rear of 2980 St. Lawrence Ave. in St. Lawrence for a trash fire near a pole.  Arriving units found a couch and other debris on fire which was quickly knocked down with a single line.  Units were able to clear less than 20 minutes later. Courtesy of Terrie Bortz   Just [...]

Assist to Exeter on Vehicle Crash

Assist to Exeter on Vehicle Crash
On June 12 just before 4p.m. the spill trailer was dispatched to assist Exeter (Co25) on a vehicle crash at W. Neversink Rd. & Dewald Rd.  When Exeter crews arrived they found an SUV had struck a roll-on roll off truck just behind the drivers door which heavily damaged the piping to the 40 gallon hydraulic tank causing it to rapidly leak. [...]

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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.
August26Prior Year (2016) Stats
August - 31
5 less call(s) this year.
September0
October0
November0
December0
Totals280
Working Fires15


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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