Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Amity Township Structure Fire

Amity Township Structure Fire
On July 19th just after 9a.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched to assist Amity Twp (Co’s 49 & 6) and several other companies with a reported structure fire at 92 Toll Gate Rd. Amity units responding reported a visible smoke header from some distance out and on arrival found a working garage fire with extension to the residence. A second a [...]

Mt. Penn Structure Fire

Mt. Penn Structure Fire
On July 16th right around noon Mt. Penn & several mutual aid companies were dispatched for a structure fire at 217 Friedensburg Rd. Arriving units had a working porch fire with extension to the roof & dormer area. A second alarm for manpower was called soon after. The fire was knocked down within 15 minutes but crews remained on lo [...]

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 [...]

Structure fire assist in Union

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 t [...]

Catching Up

Catching Up
There hasn’t been a whole lot going on the past several weeks with summer winding down & such and some of us taking well deserved vacations.  On September 12 Engine 1 was dispatched to the 200 block of Rummels Ct. in Reading to assist on a 2nd alarm structure fire.  The crew assisted city crews with overhaul of the involv [...]

St. Patrick’s Day Structure

St. Patrick’s Day Structure
Shortly before 9a.m. on March 17, Mt. Penn was dispatched with several other companies to assist Birdsboro (Co7) with a reported structure fire in the 100 block of S. Mill St.  Berks County Communications gave additional information to Chief 7 (Kulp) that the police were reporting a large amount of smoke from that area as well and he ar [...]

2 Alarms in Exeter

2 Alarms in Exeter
On September 1 at 8:20p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched to assist Exeter (Co25) and numerous other companies as the RIT company for a reported structure fire at 1201 Pineland Rd. in Exeter.  Even before responding, the communications center was advising of multiple calls from as far as a mile away reporting a working fire.  First arriving units q [...]

RIT x 2

RIT x 2
  Just before 4:30p.m. on April 13 Mt. Penn was special called as the second RIT company for a structure fire at 492 S Wyomissing Ave. in Cumru Twp.  First arriving units had found a working structure fire involving the rear of 492 and 494 which became worse due to the dry conditions and steady wind.  Eventually this fire would go to 4 [...]

West Reading Structure Fire

West Reading Structure Fire
On March 11 just after 3a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as an additional RIT company on the 2nd alarm to the 600 block of Penn Avenue in West Reading at Go Fish.  The originally dispatched units had encountered heavy smoke in the block and a working fire towards the rear of the structure on their arrival at this large building that also houses t [...]

Structure fire assist in Maidencreek

Structure fire assist in Maidencreek
On Feb 26 just before 7a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company for a reported structure fire at 785 Hill Rd.  Dispatch information stated flames from the roof and the first units to arrived confirmed a working fire.  A second alarm and additional tankers were called for by command.  The crew from Mt. Penn had their assignment changed [...]

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.
August73Prior Year (2019) Stats
August - 60
13 more call(s) this year.
September35Prior Year (2019) Stats
September - 36
1 less call(s) this year.
October0
November0
December0
Totals429
Working Fires13


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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