Mt. Penn Fire Company

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!

Pennside Trampoline Tragedy

Pennside Trampoline Tragedy
On December 15 just before noon, Ladder 1 was dispatched to the 800 block of N. 25th St. to assist Lower Alsace (Co4) with a report of a trampoline on power lines.  On arrival crews confirmed a large trampoline in a rear yard on the 800 block of Brighton Ave. that was tangled in a tree as well as phone & cable lines.  Fort [...]

Time to light the tree

Time to light the tree

Turkey Day

Turkey Day
Hard to believe Thanksgiving is upon us. The holiday season typically presents an increase in calls for service. Though we appreciate the support of each one of you and we have been making house calls since 1905, we don’t want you to be one of our holiday visits. In preparation for Thanksgiving and Christmas be sure that your oven [...]

Mohnton Structure Fire

Mohnton Structure Fire
On November 14 just after 6:15a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company for a working structure fire at the Mohnton Fire Company Social Quarters located at 100 E. Summit Ave. in Mohnton Boro.   Originally this came in as a fire alarm and the first arriving units confirmed a working fire which brought additional resources to the scene f [...]

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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.
July10Prior Year (2019) Stats
July - 64
54 less call(s) this year.
August0
September0
October0
November0
December0
Totals272
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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