Mt. Penn Fire Company

Vehicle Crash in Township

September started off with the Rescue being dispatched at 2p.m. to assist Lower Alsace (Co4) for a reported vehicle crash with entrapment in front of Orth’s Towing at 800 Carsonia Ave.  A small pickup truck ran into and under the back of a large box truck parked curbside.  Arriving crews found the driver had self extricated but was saying somebody else was in the vehicle.  A tow truck was used to slowly pull the vehicles apart and the Amkus rescue tools were used to remove the roof and door so that crews could check.  No second victim was located.  The driver was transported to the hospital for treatment of his serious injuries.  Crews were able to clear shortly after 3p.m.  This crash remains under investigation by Central Berks Regional Police.

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FF Tyler Neiswender photo

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Mt. Penn Fire Company

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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.
June35Prior Year (2016) Stats
June - 31
4 more call(s) this year.
July39Prior Year (2016) Stats
July - 41
2 less call(s) this year.
August42Prior Year (2016) Stats
August - 31
11 more call(s) this year.
September27Prior Year (2016) Stats
September - 40
13 less call(s) this year.
October0
November0
December0
Totals323
Working Fires18


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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