Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Exeter crash & fire

Exeter crash & fire
On September 15, shortly after 10p.m. Exeter(Co25) was dispatched for a vehicle crash at 4851 Perkiomen Ave.  Additional information indicated a vehicle struck a building and both were now on fire.  The assignment was upgraded to a structure fire.  On arrival the units found a vehicle that struck the end of the residence, [...]

Exeter Crash

Exeter Crash
On September 12 just after 10p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with several other companies, to assist Exeter Twp(Co25) with a reported structure fire after a vehicle pursuit and crash at Apollo Pools in the township.  First arriving units found a vehicle into the building with fluids and unknown chemicals down.  The fire had been knoc [...]

Lower Alsace Crash

Lower Alsace Crash
On July 29 shortly before 3p.m. Rescue 1 was dispatched to assist Lower Alsace (Co4) on a vehicle crash with injuries at Friedensburg Rd & Spook Lane. Additional information indicated a building was struck. Arriving units found a pickup truck with attached trailer had lost control coming down the hill and struck the building and ga [...]

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 [...]

Pike Township Structure

Pike Township Structure
On July 9th shortly before 3p.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched, along with several other companies, to assist Oley (Co5) with a reported structure fire at 124 Ruppert School Rd. Responding units had no trouble finding it as a large column of smoke was visible from much of the Oley Valley Area and a second alarm was quickly struck for tankers and [...]

Neversink Brush Fire

Neversink Brush Fire
On June 30 about 1:15p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with several other companies, to assist Cumru Township (Co42) with a reported brush fire on the Schuylkill River side of Neversink Mountain. The location was not pinpointed until units arrived although smoke was visible from multiple locations. Units worked from Klapperthal Junction [...]

Laureldale Structure Fire

Laureldale Structure Fire
On June 24th shortly before 10 p.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched to assist Laureldale (Co13) on what began as an automatic fire alarm but was quickly upgraded to a structure fire at Yuasa Batteries. Chief 13 (Feltenberger), responding to the AFA reported smoke & flames from the roof area on his arrival. Lines were immediately stretched &am [...]

Man rescued from woods

Man rescued from woods
On June 12th shortly before 6:30p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched to assist Exeter Twp. (Co25) with the rescue of a male who was riding his bicycle and became injured after going off a small cliff he did not see along the Antietam Creek. The original location was in St. Lawrence at Happy Landings playground. After some extensive hiking & [...]

Fire on the mountain

Fire on the mountain
On May 19th shortly before 4:30p.m. Mt. Penn, along with several other companies, was dispatched to the area of the County radio towers at 619 Skyline Drive for a reported brush fire.  Numerous calls were received from the City of Reading & surrounding areas reporting smoke visible.  Arriving units found about 1 acre on fire ju [...]

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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