Mt. Penn Fire Company

Steady into September

Well, August is history and here we are in September already. August became our busiest month in department history with 73 calls logged for everything from trees and wires to vehicle crashes and a few structure fire calls thrown in for good measure along with other odds and ends. Our all volunteer staff has done excellent work keeping up with things and resolving everything thrown their way.

September seems to be continuing the steady pace with several calls logged already, the most serious so far being a vehicle crash about 1:45a.m. on September 2. A vehicle on North Bingaman St. struck a stone wall, went across the road and came to rest against a tree. Fortunately both occupants were able to get out on their own and only suffered minor injuries. They were taken to Reading Hospital for treatment. Crews from Exeter and Mt. Penn powered down and secured the vehicle and then removed a large amount of debris from the road. Everybody was able to clear and return by 2:15a.m.

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.
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.
August73Prior Year (2019) Stats
August - 60
13 more call(s) this year.
September40Prior Year (2019) Stats
September - 36
4 more call(s) this year.
October39Prior Year (2019) Stats
October - 51
12 less call(s) this year.
November0
December0
Totals473
Working Fires14


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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