Mt. Penn Fire Company

Oley Structure Fire

Chris Young/Fleetwood Fire Photo
Fleetwood Fire Photo
Chris Young/Fleetwood Fire Photo

On February 18 shortly after 12:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched to assist Oley (Co5) and several other companies for a reported structure fire at 456 Main St.  Response time for the first arriving units was short as this is just up the street from Oley’s station.  They found heavy fire on the second and third floor rear of the house with involvement of the side porch as well.  The occupants were able to evacuate safely before the arrival of emergency units.  A nearby hydrant provided water for the several lines that were stretched while ground ladders were placed as additional access points because of wires and other obstructions that made access with aerial trucks difficult.   The fire was placed under control in about 30 minutes but extensive overhaul was needed to ensure everything was out.  Crews were able to begin clearing the scene shortly after 3a.m.  This fire is still being investigated.

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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.
July3Prior Year (2019) Stats
July - 64
61 less call(s) this year.
August0
September0
October0
November0
December0
Totals265
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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