Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Time for Change

Time for Change
It’s that time of the year again!  Time to turn the clocks back one hour Sunday at 2a.m.  If you are not going to be awake at that time like most of us, turn your clocks back one hour when you go to bed Saturday night.  With all that extra time on your hands it is a great time to change the batteries in your smoke and ca [...]

Back to school time

Back to school time
This coming Monday means back to school for a majority of Berks County students.  That means there will be extra traffic on the road, especially school buses.  We want everybody to have a safe year so if you don’t want to meet our friends in blue here are few tips for you about when & how you should stop for buses. [...]

Hazy, Hot & Fire

Hazy, Hot & Fire
Just before 12:30p.m. on August 6 Mt. Penn was dispatched with Lower Alsace(Co4) to 21st St. & Perkiomen Ave for a vehicle fire involving a trash truck.  On arrival Dep 1-1 (Eisenhard) confirmed a trash truck that had dumped its cargo on the street which was actively burning.  E1 pulled 2 lines and was supplied by E4 to kno [...]


Come out to join Central Berks Police as well as numerous other public safety agencies at the A-Field for National Night Out!  There will be food, games, prize raffles and plenty of things to see and do.  Bring the kids!  We are ever hopeful that the weather will cooperate this year for this great community event that [...]


The officers and members of the Mt. Penn Fire Company would like to wish you and your family a very MERRY CHRISTMAS!  We hope you get what you wished for and are surrounded by friends and family during this holiday season. Please be safe and make memories!

Turkey Time!

Turkey Time!
Well it’s time for turkey!  The Mt. Penn Fire Company wishes you all a Happy Thanksgiving! As we head out to be with family and friends this holiday weekend please be careful driving.  The Thanksgiving holiday is typically the busiest travel time of the year and there are lots of extra people out on the roads.  In the past month sever [...]

Mt. Penn Block Party

Mt. Penn Block Party
       Come on out this Saturday to the annual Mt. Penn Borough Block Party on N. 25th St! The event runs from 12 noon until 5p.m. along N. 25th St. from Cumberland Ave. to Endlich Ave.  There will be games, food and fun!  Many vendors will also be there with their variety of  items to sell.  This great community event takes place through th [...]

Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week
Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware – fire can happen anywhere. This was the message for 2018 Fire Prevention Week which the crew took with them as they visited Antietam Academy, St. Catherine’s and the Mt. Penn Primary Center today.  In addition to the message, the kids were able to see and hear a firefighter in full gear and SCBA.  In the [...]

Home Depot Kids Workshop

Home Depot Kids Workshop
Despite the clouds and an early drizzle, the Ladder & Rescue made the trip to the Exeter Home Depot to meet with units from Exeter, Gibraltar, Geigertown, Brecknock, West Reading, Monocacy, Life Lion EMS, Birdsboro and the Reading Fire Scuba Unit to attend their monthly Kids Workshop.  Since October is also the month where Fire Preventio [...]

Tidying up

Tidying up
Most of us have become accustomed to the delays, detours and stop and go traffic in the past months around town because of the ongoing construction projects.  Although tempers and patience have run short at times we have noticed a slight problem that is showing up from time to time….BLOCKING THE BOX!  If you have been to Baltimore, New [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Department Activity

Summary of department activity
January69Prior Year (2018) Stats
January - 46
23 more call(s) this year.
February55Prior Year (2018) Stats
February - 43
12 more call(s) this year.
March56Prior Year (2018) Stats
March - 38
18 more call(s) this year.
April64Prior Year (2018) Stats
April - 45
19 more call(s) this year.
May49Prior Year (2018) Stats
May - 45
4 more call(s) this year.
June51Prior Year (2018) Stats
June - 36
15 more call(s) this year.
July64Prior Year (2018) Stats
July - 55
9 more call(s) this year.
August60Prior Year (2018) Stats
August - 51
9 more call(s) this year.
September36Prior Year (2018) Stats
September - 45
9 less call(s) this year.
October51Prior Year (2018) Stats
October - 46
5 more call(s) this year.
November23Prior Year (2018) Stats
November - 60
37 less call(s) this year.
Working Fires17

Previous Years


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.