Mt. Penn Fire Company

Posts by John Eisenhard

Robeson Township Structure Fire

Robeson Township Structure Fire
On September 23rd just after 3:30p.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched, along with several other companies to assist Robeson Township (Co’s 23 &24) for a reported structure fire at 12 Formstone Rd. Initial reports indicated a working fire in a vehicle repair garage which was quickly confirmed by PD and responding units who were able to see [...]

Never Forget!

Never Forget!
On this day, 21 years ago, 246 people went to sleep in preparation for their morning flights. 2,606 people went to sleep in preparation for work in the morning tomorrow. 343 firefighters went to sleep in preparation for their morning shift. 60 police officers went to sleep in preparation for morning patrol. 8 paramedics went to sleep in [...]

September starts quickly

September starts quickly
On September 1st at 8:30 AM Rescue 1 was dispatched to assist Exeter at the St. Lawrence Post Office for a vehicle reported into the building. As the rescue was preparing to leave station a fire alarm came in at Reiffton Elementary School so crews were quickly split with one crew taking Ladder 1 to the fire alarm and the rescue crew proceedi [...]

St. Lawrence Vehicle vs Building

St. Lawrence Vehicle vs Building
On August 30 about 12:15p.m. Rescue 1 was dispatched to assist Exeter(Co25) with a reported crash, vehicle into building at the Turkey Hill in St. Lawrence. Arriving units found exactly that, a car through the front of the building. Fortunately nobody including the driver was injured. Crews checked for fluids down and other hazards with n [...]

BACK TO SCHOOL TIME

BACK TO SCHOOL TIME
It’s that time of year when parents breathe a sigh of relief and kids are disappointed that there won’t be as much time to go to the pool or hang out with their friends. Yes, it’s time to go back to school! Several schools started this week while the rest are scheduled to start next week. No matter how you feel about it, [...]

Early Monday Blues

Early Monday Blues
Monday got off to a quick start in Exeter Township. At 12:30a.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched, along with several other companies to the 4700 block of Killian Ave. in the township for a reported structure fire. PD and first arriving units confirmed a working garage fire and that everyone had safely evacuated the home. Two lines were qui [...]

Reading City 2nd Alarm

Reading City 2nd Alarm
On August 13th, just after 4:30p.m. Engine 1 was dispatched, along with several other county companies to assist Reading City on a 2nd alarm structure fire in the 300 block of N. 9th St. The first arriving units had heavy fire in multiple garages along Cedar St. with extension to the rear of several homes along N. 9th St. and command qu [...]

Birdsboro Structure

Birdsboro Structure
On August 8, shortly before 3:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with several other companies to assist Birdsboro(Co7) on a reported structure fire on N. Walnut St. PD arrived within minutes and confirmed a working structure fire. First arriving units also confirmed a power line down across N. Walnut St. Crews quickly pulled several [...]

No Sunday Fun Day

No Sunday Fun Day
Sunday was no break for area fire companies including Mt. Penn. The day started rather early just before 2:30a.m. when the spill trailer was requested to Broadway Avenue in Exeter Township to assist with a fuel oil tank that was leaking behind a residence. Crews found oil around the tank and into the neighbors yard. Oil absorbent pads wer [...]

Independence Day

Independence  Day
Monday marks the July 4th holiday when we declared ourselves independent from a certain Monarchy across the pond. This day is truly our own in America so we hope you enjoy the weekend and extra day off on Monday, whether you are cooking out, taking a mini vacation or enjoying fireworks. No matter what you have planned, please do it safely [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Department Activity

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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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