Mt. Penn Fire Company

Lower Alsace Crash

On July 29 shortly before 3p.m. Rescue 1 was dispatched to assist Lower Alsace (Co4) on a vehicle crash with injuries at Friedensburg Rd & Spook Lane. Additional information indicated a building was struck. Arriving units found a pickup truck with attached trailer had lost control coming down the hill and struck the building and gas service at 705A Friedensburg Rd. An additional EMS unit & ladder truck from Reading City was also requested. EMS tended to the victims while Co 4 members stretched two handlines due to the strong odor of natural gas present. The R1 crew forced entry into the building to secure the utilities. Units stood by until shortly after 4p.m. when the tow company removed the vehicles at which time the structure was turned over to the Codes Dept. and Township Engineer. The crash is under investigation by Central Berks Regional PD.

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Mt. Penn Fire Company

Phone 610-779-6723

Department Activity

Summary of department activity
2021
MonthTotal
January29Prior Year (2020) Stats
January - 39
10 less call(s) this year.
February0
March0
April0
May0
June0
July0
August0
September0
October0
November0
December0
Totals29
Working Fires2


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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