Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Mohnton Structure Fire

Mohnton Structure Fire
On November 14 just after 6:15a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company for a working structure fire at the Mohnton Fire Company Social Quarters located at 100 E. Summit Ave. in Mohnton Boro.   Originally this came in as a fire alarm and the first arriving units confirmed a working fire which brought additional resources to the scene f [...]

Blandon Structure Fire

Blandon Structure Fire
On October 28 just before 6p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company to 357 Lindberg Ave in Maidencreek Twp. for a reported structure fire.  First arriving units from Blandon (Co12) had heavy fire and smoke showing.  The fire was knocked down within 10 minutes and placed under control in 20 minutes.  Crews remained on th [...]

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 [...]

Alsace Structure Fire

Alsace Structure Fire
On April 2 shortly after 10:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company to assist on a reported structure fire at 198 Heckman Rd.  First arriving units from Laureldale(Co13) and Muhlenberg(Co’s 10 & 11) found a well involved garage fire with extension to the house.  A second alarm was struck by command for additional tankers [...]

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 [...]

RIT to Wyomissing

RIT to Wyomissing
On February 11 shortly after 5a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT to assist Wyomissing Fire Dept (Co 79) and several other companies on a working structure fire at 1614 Penn Ave.  Arriving crews found heavy fire in the basement with smoke throughout the house.  As searches were underway other crews stretched several lines and w [...]

3rd alarm RIT Assignment

3rd alarm RIT Assignment
On January 26th shortly before 6:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as an additional rapid intervention team(RIT) to 1643 Lancaster Avenue in Cumru Township at Supreme Cleaners for a structure fire.  First arriving units had to contend with heavy fire on the second floor apartment area as well as temperatures that were well below freezing.  [...]

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 dispatched to Wyomissing

RIT dispatched to Wyomissing
On July 17 just before 10:30p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the covering RIT company for a working structure fire at 1629 Museum Rd. in Wyomissing.  Arriving units had  fire in two rooms on the second floor of a large house that was at the end of a very long driveway.  Fortunately they were able to extinguish the fire with one line although [...]

Springtime is not always sweet

Springtime is not always sweet
May 8th proved to be a beautiful but busy day at Mt. Penn. Just before 6a.m. the Ladder was dispatched to assist Amity (Co’s 49 & 6) with a reported structure fire at 551 Old Swede Rd.  Units were held at station and then recalled when it was again found out that the venting from the stack was just was normal operating conditions at [...]

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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

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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.