Mt. Penn Fire Company

Posts by John Eisenhard

3 Vehicle Crash in Mt. Penn

3 Vehicle Crash in Mt. Penn
On April 23rd about 12:15p.m. Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace(Co4) were dispatched along with EMS for a vehicle crash with unknown injuries at Perkiomen Ave. and Butter Ln. Arriving units found a 3 vehicle chain reaction crash with large amounts of fluid and debris down. Fortunately none of the occupants were injured and all signed refusals with [...]

Raffles are back!

Raffles are back!
Yes they are! We know many of you have been patiently waiting for this! As of a few days ago the Mt. Penn Fire Company raffles are back! We are starting slow but will be working our way up so be sure to check things out at and follow Mt. Penn Fire Company on Facebook.https://mpfd.betterworld.org/giveaways/week-1-raffle-1 Here is some i [...]

Cumru Brush Fire

Cumru Brush Fire
On March 21st shortly before 5p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Reading City and other companies to a reported brush fire near Klapperthal Junction in Cumru Twp. Some units went out S. 9th St. to make access from the city side while other units went to Poplar Neck Rd. near the old Titus Station. Arriving units found a working [...]

CARBON MONOXIDE PROBLEM

CARBON MONOXIDE PROBLEM
On March 20th just after 9:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Exeter Twp(Co25) to the Autozone in St. Lawrence for an odor of gas in the building. Arriving units had 50+ parts per million(ppm) of carbon monoxide on entry to the store. Further monitoring of the store led to readings of almost 100ppm. The source was traced to a stora [...]

Time to Spring Ahead

Time to Spring Ahead
Hard to believe it but we have almost made it through the winter season. Spring is just over a week away! We change the clocks Saturday night and as we SPRING AHEAD one hour and you get started on spring cleaning the ole homestead don’t forget to change your batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Having working [...]

FASTNACHTS—-SOLD OUT!!!

FASTNACHTS—-SOLD OUT!!!
Our 54th annual fastnacht sale is SOLD OUT! We are finished up until next year, February 18th and 19th. The officers and members of the Mt. Penn Fire Company would like to say THANK YOU for your patronage and indulgence in making this sale another success. We look forward to seeing you all next year.

Fastnacht update

Fastnacht update
It looks like our 54th annual fastnacht sale will continue tomorrow, Sunday February 27th. We will start at 8a.m. and continue until we are sold out. Available quantities are VERY LIMITED so if you didn’t stop and see us today, tomorrow is your last chance to get delicious fastnachts until next year.

Fastnacht time!

Fastnacht time!
Friends and followers, we are preparing for our 54th Annual Fastnacht Sale, to be held on Saturday and Sunday, February 26 & 27, 2022. Sales begin at 8a.m. Saturday and continue until 4p.m. both days. Although the sale is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday it is quite possible, and likely, that we may sell out on Saturday so if you a [...]

Reading City 2nd alarm

Reading City 2nd alarm
On February 19th just before 1a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with several other county companies to assist the Reading Fire Department at 450 Mulberry St. for a second alarm structure fire. Arriving city units had heavy fire showing on arrival from the front of 448 Mulberry St. and quickly pulled several lines and began fire attack whil [...]

Double Structure Fires Hours Apart

Double Structure Fires Hours Apart
On February 15th just before 10:30p.m. Mt. Penn, along with several other companies, was dispatched to Jake’s Coin Laundry at 747 Carsonia Ave. in the township for a reported structure fire. EMS, having their station just behind this location quickly called a working fire reporting smoke showing and 2 dryers inside well involved. Arri [...]

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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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