Mt. Penn Fire Company

Posts by John Eisenhard

Alsace Structure Fire

Alsace Structure Fire
On January 25th at 4:40a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with several other companies for a reported structure fire with entrapment in the 100 block of Magnolia Lane. Arriving crews found heavy smoke and fire throughout the home and one patient outside who was quickly taken by EMS to Lehigh Vally Hospital. They were advised of one resi [...]

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!
Well we made it to the end of 2022! Not sure where the time went but here we are. The volunteers at Mt. Penn answered 683 calls for service this past year which is, if the math is correct, our highest call volume in history. December alone accounted for 83 of those which was our highest month ever. As the clock moves ahead to [...]

Festivus Follies and Fire

Festivus Follies and Fire
Festivus Friday, December 23rd turned out to be quite busy for many Berks fire companies including Mt. Penn. Due to the high winds and well below freezing temperatures there were plenty of calls for everybody involving trees on wires, power outages, trees down on roads, a few crashes and some structure fires. Mt. Penn was out on a dozen ca [...]

Ruscombmanor Structure Fire

Ruscombmanor Structure Fire
On December 20th just before 8am Ladder 1 was dispatched, along with several other companies, to assist Ruscombmanor(Co34) on a reported structure fire at 3 Tammy Louise Drive in the township. First arriving units reported a well involved house and a second alarm was struck for additional resources. The house was up a steep driveway and an [...]

We Stand Together

We Stand Together
The members of the Mt. Penn Fire Company stand with our brothers and sisters in expressing our deepest sympathy to the New Tripoli Fire Company of Lehigh County who lost 2 of their own yesterday. Firefighter Marvin Gruber and 1st Assistant Chief Zach Paris were operating at a 3-alarm fire in the 1100 block of Clamtown Rd. in West Penn Tow [...]

Need to get a letter to Santa?

Need to get a letter to Santa?
Hey kids…got a letter you need sent express to the North Pole? Want to ask Santa for a few extra things this year? The Mt. Penn Fire Company has the solution! Write a letter to Santa and have mom and dad help you drop it in the special mailbox out front of the Mt. Penn Fire Co. at 2711 Grant St. and it will be sent via special [...]

Santa Claus is coming to town!

Santa Claus is coming to town!
Yes, it’s true! After some brief negotiations between borough council, fire company officers and township supervisors with Santa’s North Pole Central Command (SNPCC), that jolly old elf and everybody’s favorite jolly guy with a twinkle in his eye, Santa Claus will be making his way around Mt. Penn Borough AND Alsace To [...]

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
It was a pretty busy weekend at Mt. Penn with numerous calls for trees on wires, a few brush fires, a few structure fire calls as well as several medical assists. As we rapidly approach Thanksgiving and the real start of the holiday season, we hope you take time out from the retail madness and general craziness of the world to be thankf [...]

2nd Alsace Fire in 2 days

2nd Alsace Fire in 2 days
On November 14th shortly after 4p.m. Mt. Penn and several mutual aid companies were dispatched to 304 Spies Church Rd. in Alsace Township for a reported structure fire. Apparently, the resident came home to smoke detectors going off and heavy smoke in the building and quickly discovered the kitchen was on fire. Arriving units pulled on [...]

Alsace Structure Fire

Alsace Structure Fire
On November 13th just before 4p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with several mutual aid companies to 260 Skyline Drive for a reported structure fire with the additional of black smoke coming from the rear of the structure. First arriving units confirmed this and made it a working fire. The initial units pulled 2 lines for heavy f [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Department Activity

Summary of department activity
2022
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April0
May0
June0
July0
August0
September0
October0
November0
December0
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Working Fires0


Previous Years

2021208
2020582
2019656
2018553

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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