Mt. Penn Fire Company

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.  Fortunately no power lines were involved.  The unsecured item had apparently blown from a neighbors yard, over a tall fence and become lodged in the tree & wires.  Phone and cable companies were contacted and units were able to clear within 10 minutes.

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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.
July59Prior Year (2019) Stats
July - 64
5 less call(s) this year.
August25Prior Year (2019) Stats
August - 60
35 less call(s) this year.
September0
October0
November0
December0
Totals346
Working Fires10


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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