Mt. Penn Fire Company

Posts by John Eisenhard


Thanksgiving is upon us! Before you know it Christmas will be here with Santa coming to visit and then on to 2024! Everybody at the Mt. Penn Fire Company wishes you and your family a very happy Thanksgiving Day! Most of us have plenty to be thankful for at this time of year so as you enjoy the company of family and friends take a mome [...]

Reading City 2nd Alarmer

Reading City 2nd Alarmer
On November 13, about 8:15a.m. Mt. Penn, Lower Alsace(Co4) and Exeter(Co25) were dispatched on the second alarm to assist the City of Reading at 1323 Spruce St. for a working structure fire with possible entrapment. First arriving city units had a rowhome with heavy smoke and fire showing with extension to the homes on either side. The occ [...]

Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day
Well we’ve made it over halfway through fall and changing the clocks(again). The holiday season will be upon us in just a few weeks and before you know it another new year will be here. In the middle of all this is November 11th…..Veteran’s Day! This date was chosen as it was the day the Armistice was signed which br [...]

2nd Alarm Assist to Reading City

2nd Alarm Assist to Reading City
On November 2nd, just before 9p.m. Engine 1 was dispatched along with Exeter(Co25) and Lower Alsace(Co4) on the second alarm to 600 S. 19th St at the former Lincoln Chemicals to assist Reading City on a working structure fire. They had been dispatched shortly before and were faced with a large working fire in this abandoned 3 story buil [...]

Early Morning Oley Fire

Early Morning Oley Fire
On November 2nd, just after midnight, Ladder 1 was dispatched along with several other companies to assist Oley(Co5) with a reported structure fire in the 500 block of Manatawny Rd. near the border with Earl Township. Berks Radio gave an update of multiple callers and the police reported smoke showing from several miles out. First arr [...]

Mt. Penn Structure Fire

Mt. Penn Structure Fire
On October 30th just after 9p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with Lower Alsace, Reading City, Birdsboro, Exeter and Oley fire companies to the 2400 block of Filbert Avenue for a reported structure fire. First arriving Deputy 1-1(Kline) had nothing showing on arrival, but further investigation soon found smoke from the second and thir [...]

Assist to Exeter on Structure Fire

Assist to Exeter on Structure Fire
On October 12th, just before noon Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with several other companies to 271 Shelbourne Rd. in Exeter Township for a reported structure fire. First arriving units had heavy smoke showing from the eaves with fire eventually venting out of the rear of the building. Multiple lines were pulled and additional tankers [...]

Fire Prevention Week 2023

Fire Prevention Week 2023
Here we are, smack in the middle of Fire Prevention Week. The theme put out this year by the NFPA is Cooking safety starts with YOU! Pay attention to fire prevention When you think about it, it’s true. We all spend quite a bit of time in the kitchen, getting a cup of coffee, grabbing a snack from the fridge or cooking a meal [...]

Busy weekend at Mt. Penn

Busy weekend at Mt. Penn
It was quite the busy few days over this past weekend at Mt. Penn. Aside from a few calls here and there, dayroom renovations are complete except for a few small details. Rescue 1 assisted with lighting at Rita’s for a Friday night fundraiser in honor and memory of a well-known local resident who recently passed away too soon. W [...]

Home Depot Kids Workshop

Home Depot Kids Workshop
Looking for something to do with the kids this Saturday? Tired of the same old Saturday routine? Need a reason to get out of the house? Come to the Exeter Home Depot Kids Workshop and kick off fire prevention week with local first responders! This event runs from 9a.m. to 12 noon. You will be able to build a rescue float plane that y [...]

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.
June6767Prior Year (2022) Stats
June - 50 | 50
17 more call(s) this year.
July8989Prior Year (2022) Stats
July - 60 | 60
29 more call(s) this year.
August4949Prior Year (2022) Stats
August - 48 | 48
1 more call(s) this year.
September6464Prior Year (2022) Stats
September - 49 | 49
15 more call(s) this year.
October5555Prior Year (2022) Stats
October - 59 | 59
4 less call(s) this year.
November5858Prior Year (2022) Stats
November - 63 | 63
5 less call(s) this year.
Working Fires23

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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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