Mt. Penn Fire Company

Posts in category Vehicle Crash

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 [...]

Alsace Township Crash

Alsace Township Crash
On July 29th just before 6p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Company 4 (Lower Alsace) and Company 5 (Oley) to the 1900 block of Friedensburg Rd for a crash with possible entrapment.  Chief 5 (Kline) arrived & confirmed everybody was out, one vehicle on its roof.  Oley handled one vehicle while Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace handled the s [...]

Vehicle vs House

Vehicle vs House
  On July 10 shortly before 11p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched to assist Lower Alsace (Co4) at 2 Heidelberg Ave. for a reported vehicle into a house with possible entrapment.  Arriving units found that there was no entrapment but the vehicle had struck the house causing serious damage to a wall. Exactly how it happened remains unde [...]

Monday Strikes Again!

Monday Strikes Again!
Monday got off to a quick start shortly after 7:30a.m. when Exeter(Co25) and Mt. Penn were sent to Prospect St. & Oley Turnpike Rd for a pedestrian struck.  Units arrived to find a teen with serious injuries after being struck by a car.  Personnel assisted EMS with patient packaging for transport.  Just after 11:30 Mt. Penn & Lower A [...]

Alsace Crash

Alsace Crash
On April 27, just before midnight Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Muhlenberg(Co 10) and Lower Alsace EMS(Squad 555) to Skyline Drive just off Bingaman Rd for a vehicle crash with unknown injuries.  Deputy 1-1(Eisenhard) arrived with EMS and the township Fire Marshall(FM24) to find a vehicle on it’s roof and the sole occupant ou [...]

Rescue assists on crash

Rescue assists on crash
On August 6 at 6:20p.m. the rescue was dispatched to assist Lower Alsace(Co4) on a vehicle crash at Hill Rd. & Glen Rd.  Arriving units found 2 vehicles in the intersection with several people injured.  Deputy 4-1(Mountz) directed Engine 4 to handle the vehicles and Rescue 1 to assist EMS with patient care.  Additional ambulances were ca [...]

Late night Mt. Penn crash

Late night Mt. Penn crash
Just after 10:30p.m. on July 9th, Mt. Penn & Lower Alsace(Co4) were dispatched to the area of Howard Blvd. & Dengler St. in the boro for a crash with unknown injuries.  Updated information from County stated that the occupants had apparently fled the scene.  Deputy 1-1( Eisenhard) arrived and confirmed the report, also confirming min [...]

Lower Alsace Crash

Lower Alsace Crash
On June 27 just about 2:30p.m. Rescue 1 was dispatched to assist Lower Alsace (Co4) on a vehicle crash with unknown injuries in the 1900 block of Butter Lane.  Deputy 1-1 (Eisenhard) arrived with one vehicle on its side and the occupant out and uninjured.  Deputy 4-1 (Mountz) was provided the updated information and had the units slow to nor [...]

Construction Chaos!

Construction Chaos!
If you didn’t notice, road construction season is HERE!  In the past week signs have magically sprouted just about everywhere in Mt. Penn as projects get underway.  In addition to the multitude of detours around the boro, there are other detours in place such as the Harvey Ave. bridge, Gibraltar Rd. bridge and starting next week, the [...]

Two Assists to Lower Alsace

Two Assists to Lower Alsace
On June 5 about 12:15p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched to 11 Wilson Ave. to assist Lower Alsace(Co4) with a person stuck under a vehicle.  Arriving crews found that the patient was not trapped anymore but was seriously injured and had been down for an unknown time.  Crews assisted EMS with patient packaging so they could transport to the hospital [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Department Activity

Summary of department activity
2019
MonthTotal
January69Prior Year (2018) Stats
January - 46
23 more call(s) this year.
February55Prior Year (2018) Stats
February - 43
12 more call(s) this year.
March56Prior Year (2018) Stats
March - 38
18 more call(s) this year.
April64Prior Year (2018) Stats
April - 45
19 more call(s) this year.
May49Prior Year (2018) Stats
May - 45
4 more call(s) this year.
June51Prior Year (2018) Stats
June - 36
15 more call(s) this year.
July64Prior Year (2018) Stats
July - 55
9 more call(s) this year.
August60Prior Year (2018) Stats
August - 51
9 more call(s) this year.
September36Prior Year (2018) Stats
September - 45
9 less call(s) this year.
October51Prior Year (2018) Stats
October - 46
5 more call(s) this year.
November23Prior Year (2018) Stats
November - 60
37 less call(s) this year.
December0
Totals578
Working Fires17


Previous Years

2018553
2017462
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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