Mt. Penn Fire Company

Alsace Township Crash

On January 6 just after 11a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Lower Alsace(Co4), Muhlenberg(Co66) and Ruscombmanor(Co34) to the 200 block of Antietam Rd. for a vehicle crash with injuries. Additional info reported a dump truck into the woods with the driver injured. Arriving units found the scene as described with a loaded tri-axle dump truck about 20 feet off the road & the driver self extricated. He was quickly taken by EMS to the hospital for evaluation. Fire police were requested as well as PennDot for road closures and debris clean up. Fortunately no fuel or other fluids were leaking but the process to remove the truck took several hours after Deputy 1(Eisenhard) released the apparatus. 3 heavy duty truck from Berks-Mont Towing & V&M towing worked together to clear the area around the truck and finally remove it from the trees, mud and brush it was heavily tangled in. PennDot cleared the debris, the road was opened and all units cleared by 3:45p.m.

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Mt. Penn Fire Company

Phone 610-779-6723

Department Activity

Summary of department activity
MonthFire CallsTotal
January4949Prior Year (2022) Stats
January - 60 | 60
11 less call(s) this year.
February4141Prior Year (2022) Stats
February - 56 | 56
15 less call(s) this year.
March6666Prior Year (2022) Stats
March - 48 | 48
18 more call(s) this year.
April6666Prior Year (2022) Stats
April - 59 | 59
7 more call(s) this year.
May6464Prior Year (2022) Stats
May - 48 | 48
16 more call(s) this year.
June1717Prior Year (2022) Stats
June - 50 | 50
33 less call(s) this year.
Working Fires14

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.


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