Mt. Penn Fire Company

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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 [...]

Alsace Township Crash

Alsace Township Crash
On July 29th just before 6p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Company 4 (Lower Alsace) and Company 5 (Oley) to the 1900 block of Friedensburg Rd for a crash with possible entrapment.  Chief 5 (Kline) arrived & confirmed everybody was out, one vehicle on its roof.  Oley handled one vehicle while Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace handled the s [...]

Monday Strikes Again!

Monday Strikes Again!
Monday got off to a quick start shortly after 7:30a.m. when Exeter(Co25) and Mt. Penn were sent to Prospect St. & Oley Turnpike Rd for a pedestrian struck.  Units arrived to find a teen with serious injuries after being struck by a car.  Personnel assisted EMS with patient packaging for transport.  Just after 11:30 Mt. Penn & Lower A [...]

Memorial Day

Memorial Day
Hard to believe but Memorial Day is almost upon us!  We hope that you will all take a break for a bit and remember the ultimate price that so many of our veterans made in order that we are able to enjoy so many freedoms today.  Mt. Penn will be participating in the Exeter Memorial Day Parade on Monday from the Exeter High School to [...]

Amity Structure Fire

Amity Structure Fire
On April 26 around 8:30p.m. the ladder was dispatched along with several other companies to assist Amity(Co’s 49 & 6) with a reported structure fire in the 100 block of Maplewood Dr.  Arriving units had heavy fire showing from the second floor front and quickly placed 2 lines in service.  Other units vented the roof and s [...]

Mt. Penn Crash

Mt. Penn Crash
Just to keep things interesting around town, on April 22, 2019 right around 9p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Lower Alsace(Co4) to the 1900 block of Fairview Ave. for a vehicle crash with unknown injuries and fire.  Arriving units found 2 cars along the curb that had been struck and 1 car on its roof in the middle of the street [...]

Fire on the Mountain

Fire on the Mountain
On April 17 at 12:30p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched to assist Lower Alsace (Co4), Reading City and several other county companies on a working brush fire on Neversink Mountain.  Pinpointing the exact location initially proved challenging as Berks Radio was getting several calls from multiple areas around the mountain reporting the fire.&nb [...]

Here and there

Here and there
The snow ended last night but it was getting colder!  Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company to 529 E Wesner Rd. in Maidencreek Twp. just before 6:30a.m.  Arriving units had a fire in the basement that extended to the first floor.  Arriving crews encountered frozen hydrants near the scene and had to initially rely on tank water.  Fortuna [...]

Sunday Travels

Sunday Travels
Despite the “big storm” not living up to expectations, it didn’t mean things slowed down for us.  Warming temperatures along with heavy rain proved to be the cause for most of our responses between 2a.m. and 5:30a.m. It began shortly after 2 with a dispatch to assist Exeter at the Goodwill Store in St. Lawrence. [...]

Structure fire with entrapment

Structure fire with entrapment
On January 7, shortly before 11p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with units from Lower Alsace, Exeter, Oley, Birdsboro and the City of Reading to 2709 Perkiomen Ave. for a reported structure fire with possible entrapment.  First arriving units quickly confirmed a working fire on the 1st floor with one person trapped on the second floor. [...]

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Department Activity

Summary of department activity
2019
MonthTotal
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.
December0
Totals578
Working Fires17


Previous Years

2018553
2017462
2016455
2015453

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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