Mt. Penn Fire Company

Frequently Asked Questions

1.  Does the Mt. Penn Fire Company have a social hall that I can rent?

The fire company does not have a social hall at the current time.

2. What if I have an emergency, who do I call?

If you have an emergency  Dial 911.  This will put you in contact with the Berks County Department of Emergency Services dispatch center who will dispatch the proper resources to you.

3. Will the Mt. Penn Fire Company fill my swimming pool?

The fire company does not fill swimming pools at this time.

4. How can I reach the fire company if I have a general question?

You may reach the fire company by calling the station at 610-779-6723.

5. Does the fire company do tours for special groups like the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts?

Yes, special tours can be arranged by contacting the station well in advance of the anticipated tour date.

6. If there is a fire or other emergency at my house, will I receive a bill?

      No.  The fire company does not send a bill for services we provide. 

7. Do I need to have any special skills to become a member of the fire company?

No.  The fire company provides all of the training needed if you wish to become a firefighter. 

8. Must I become a firefighter if I join the fire company?

No.  The fire company has many other ways to serve from being part of the Fire Police to assisting with admin jobs, station maintenance and truck maintenance.

9. How do I join?

Stop by the station to fill out an application, talk to the members and have a look around.  We are there Tuesday nights from 7p.m. to 9p.m. but there may be people there at any time.  Your application will go through our monthly business meeting for approval.

Mt. Penn Fire Company

Phone 610-779-6723

Department Activity

Summary of department activity
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.
July59Prior Year (2019) Stats
July - 64
5 less call(s) this year.
August73Prior Year (2019) Stats
August - 60
13 more call(s) this year.
September40Prior Year (2019) Stats
September - 36
4 more call(s) this year.
October39Prior Year (2019) Stats
October - 51
12 less call(s) this year.
Working Fires14

Previous Years


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.