Mt. Penn Fire Company

Posts in category Structure Fire

3 Alarms in Fleetwood

3 Alarms in Fleetwood
Just after midnight on April 17, Mt. Penn was dispatched as the second RIT company to supplement the Co 11(Temple) RIT. on a 3 alarm fire involving 4 buildings on E. Locust St. in Fleetwood. Arriving units had their hands full with a well involved structure that quickly spread to adjoining homes and a church. The crew from Mt. Penn stood b [...]

SOLD OUT!!!

SOLD OUT!!!
The 52 annual Fastnacht sale has ended-SOLD OUT!  It was a busy weekend with the sale and handling of several emergency calls from a 2nd alarm fire in Reading City to a crash in Oley and other incidents in Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace.  Mark your calendar for February 13th & 14th, 2021.  Thank you so much for your continued s [...]

Fire, fire, fire….Part 2

Fire, fire, fire….Part 2
     On February 13th just before 9p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with other companies including Reading City to assist Exeter Twp (Co25) with a reported structure fire at 246 Vesper Ave. in the township.  First arriving units had a large shed/garage on fire with extension to a smaller one nearby.  Several l [...]

Maidencreek Structure Fire

Maidencreek Structure Fire
On January 28, just before 9a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company to 231 W. Wesner Rd. in Maidencreek Twp. for a reported structure fire.  First arriving units had heavy fire showing from the porch area at the rear corner.  The fire was quickly knocked down and the rest of the building checked for further extension with n [...]

St. Lawrence Structure Fire

St. Lawrence Structure Fire
On January 5 just before 2:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with other companies to the 200 block of Elm St. for a reported structure fire with entrapment.  Arriving units found all occupants safely evacuated and a very smoky fire burning in the basement/garage area.  Two lines were used to extinguish the fire which was pla [...]

Early structure response

Early structure response
On December 28 at 2:39a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with other companies to assist Lower Alsace (Co4) with a reported structure fire at Jake’s Laundry in the 700 block of Carsonia Ave.  Arriving units found an in use dryer that had caught fire causing a smoke condition throughout the building.  The fire was contained to [...]

Mohnton Structure Fire

Mohnton Structure Fire
On November 14 just after 6:15a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company for a working structure fire at the Mohnton Fire Company Social Quarters located at 100 E. Summit Ave. in Mohnton Boro.   Originally this came in as a fire alarm and the first arriving units confirmed a working fire which brought additional resources to the scene f [...]

Blandon Structure Fire

Blandon Structure Fire
On October 28 just before 6p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company to 357 Lindberg Ave in Maidencreek Twp. for a reported structure fire.  First arriving units from Blandon (Co12) had heavy fire and smoke showing.  The fire was knocked down within 10 minutes and placed under control in 20 minutes.  Crews remained on th [...]

Structure fire assist in Union

Structure fire assist in Union
On October 11 shortly before 11a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with numerous companies from Chester & Montgomery Counties, as the Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) for a structure fire in Union Township to assist Birdsboro/Union FD (Co7).  Arriving units at 335 Woodglen Rd. found a well involved house fire that quickly caused t [...]

Catching Up

Catching Up
There hasn’t been a whole lot going on the past several weeks with summer winding down & such and some of us taking well deserved vacations.  On September 12 Engine 1 was dispatched to the 200 block of Rummels Ct. in Reading to assist on a 2nd alarm structure fire.  The crew assisted city crews with overhaul of the involv [...]

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.
July10Prior Year (2019) Stats
July - 64
54 less call(s) this year.
August0
September0
October0
November0
December0
Totals272
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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