Mt. Penn Fire Company

Tuesday Training

On Tuesday the 9th we changed it up a bit and the crew went to the Berks County Fire Training Center to practice hoseline advancement.  The engine was set up at the hydrant and the crew was divided into engine and truck company, alternating for each evolution.  Those assigned engine were given a problem such as basement fire, 3rd floor fire etc. and then had to choose the correct hose to advance to the location.  Those in the truck crew practiced doing quick searches as well as forcible entry and assisted the engine crew as needed.  Everybody was switched for each drill until the final drill which had all teams function as engine companies and advance multiple lines into the building from the basement to the third floor.  Our cooler weather stuck around which made the evening pretty nice for this physically demanding work.  Crews returned to station at 9p.m. after a well deserved break at the local Sonic Drive-In.  Many thanks to Exeter (Co25) who were on standby in case of an emergency call in Mt. Penn.

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Mt. Penn Fire Company

Phone 610-779-6723
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Department Activity

Summary of department activity
2017
MonthTotal
January46Prior Year (2016) Stats
January - 32
14 more call(s) this year.
February36Prior Year (2016) Stats
February - 46
10 less call(s) this year.
March38Prior Year (2016) Stats
March - 33
5 more call(s) this year.
April29Prior Year (2016) Stats
April - 52
23 less call(s) this year.
May31Prior Year (2016) Stats
May - 33
2 less call(s) this year.
June31Prior Year (2016) Stats
June - 31
July0
August0
September0
October0
November0
December0
Totals211
Working Fires10


Previous Years

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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