Mt. Penn Fire Company

Structure fire assist in Union

On October 11 shortly before 11a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with numerous companies from Chester & Montgomery Counties, as the Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) for a structure fire in Union Township to assist Birdsboro/Union FD (Co7).  Arriving units at 335 Woodglen Rd. found a well involved house fire that quickly caused the roof to collapse and involve the rest of the structure.  A second alarm was struck for additional manpower and tanker trucks as their are no hydrants in the area and the fire was also spreading to the nearby woods.  RIT was stood down as all personnel were put to work containing the fire and performing overhaul.  The house was completely destroyed.  Crews were able to begin clearing shortly after 12 noon.  The fire is under investigation by the PA State Police Fire Marshall.

This residence belongs to a Monocacy firefighter and his family and they lost everything they had.  Donation information can be obtained by contacting the Exeter Twp. or Monarch Fire Companies.  A Go-Fund me page has also been set up for monetary donations.  You can go here to contribute: 

https://www.gofundme.com/f/local-firefighter-loses-house-to-fire

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Mt. Penn Fire Company

Phone 610-779-6723

Department Activity

Summary of department activity
2020
MonthTotal
January27Prior Year (2019) Stats
January - 69
42 less call(s) this year.
February0
March0
April0
May0
June0
July0
August0
September0
October0
November0
December0
Totals27
Working Fires1


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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