Mt. Penn Fire Company

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 [...]

Fastnacht time!

Fastnacht time!
Probably the best news all year!  The 52nd annual Fastnacht sale will be taking place Saturday the 22nd from 8a.m.-4p.m. and Sunday the 23rd from 8a.m. until sold out or 4p.m. (whichever comes first). If you prefer convenient drive up service you can stop by the intersection of 23rd St. & Perkiomen Ave.  This location is for [...]

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 [...]

2nd Alarm Structure in Earl Twp

2nd Alarm Structure in Earl Twp
On February 13 at 11a.m. Engine 1 was dispatched along with several other companies for the 2nd alarm structure fire at 299 Manatawny Rd. in Earl Township.  Chief 19 reported a column of smoke from 1/2 mile out and fire through the roof on arrival.  Multiple tankers were used to supply water for the fire as crews had stre [...]

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 [...]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!
We hope everybody had a wonderful Christmas and New Year!  Last year saw us even busier than 2018 with a total of 656 calls for service in 2019.  This represents our highest amount of calls in a single year……EVER!  These calls included crashes, fires, alarms, loose trampolines, medical calls and a whole lot of [...]

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 [...]

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!
As the final week of this year comes to a close, the members of the Mt. Penn Fire Company would like to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas!  We hope this past year has been a good one for everybody.  Have a wonderful holiday with friends and family and always be safe.  We look forward to seeing everybody next year. [...]

Santa Claus is coming soon

Santa Claus is coming soon
On Saturday, December 21st that jolly old elf, SANTA CLAUS will be making his rounds around Mt. Penn on a fire truck! He will begin around 6p.m. from the fire station so when you see the lights and hear the siren go outside and give him a wave!

Mt. Penn Fire Company

Phone 610-779-6723

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.
May32Prior Year (2019) Stats
May - 49
17 less call(s) this year.
June0
July0
August0
September0
October0
November0
December0
Totals204
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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