Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Time to Fall Back!

Time to Fall Back!
It doesn’t seem possible that October is already gone and November is knocking on the door.  This weekend it’s time to reset the clocks BACK one hour before you go to bed Saturday night as daylight savings time comes to an end.  Before you go to bed remember to take a few minutes and change the batteries in your smoke and carbon [...]

Chimney Fire in Exeter

Chimney Fire in Exeter
On March 16 shortly after 10p.m. the Ladder and Engine were dispatched along with Alsace Manor (Co8), Oley (Co5) and Temple (Co11) to assist Exeter (Co25) on a reported chimney fire at 161 Dautrich Rd. Arriving units found heavy smoke and embers coming out of the chimney.  The firebox on the wood stove was quickly emptied as the roof crew be [...]


We are in the final days of 2017 and 2018 is right around the corner.  It’s been another busy year here at Mt. Penn with our new rescue being placed in service, new members and a new high total of calls.  Members have kept busy with training classes, station duties, equipment testing and taking care of all those calls. As we move into 2 [...]

Mt. Penn called to assist Exeter Town...

On Saturday February 7 the company was dispatched to provide a RIT team in the 600 block of Schoffer’s Rd. in Exeter Township for a reported chimney fire.  Upon arrival with the Exeter units it was discovered that there was a working chimney fire with extension into the structure from the chimney area.  Birdsboro/Union Fire Dept (Co 7) [...]

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Department Activity

Summary of department activity
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.
Working Fires13

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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.