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On Friday, June 2nd several members of the truck crew and apparatus travelled to the Jr/Sr High School to join with Lower Alsace(Co4) and Central Berks Regional Police for the Antietam graduation parade. Prior to the parade kicking off members saw the graduation of truck crew member Dana Gill. Dana has been with Mt. Penn since she star [...]

Memorial Day

Memorial Day
Memorial Day weekend is here! Despite the temperatures that may suggest otherwise it is the unofficial start of the summer season. There will be parades, cookouts, pool openings and parties all across this nation. We hope everybody has a great time and safe time with family and friends! During this holiday weekend it is important t [...]

Reading City Sunday

Reading City Sunday
On Sunday morning, May 21st as Mt. Penn was wrapping up at a training burn Engine 1 was dispatched along with Spring Township(Co85) and Lower Alsace(Co4) on the second alarm to the 200 block of N. 11th St. in Reading City to assist with a structure fire. The first arriving units had nothing showing from the front but on further investig [...]

What are you waiting for, why not now...

What are you waiting for, why not now?
Are you looking for something to do, get out of the house, help your community, have fun? We’ve got just the thing for you! Break out of your normal day to day routine and join the Mt. Penn Fire Company! We are always looking for new members to join our organization. It’s a great way to give something back to the communit [...]

St. Patrick’s Shenanigans

St. Patrick’s Shenanigans
On March 17th things were going smoothly all day at Mt. Penn. Guess we should have known that wouldn’t last. At 7:35p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with Lower Alsace(Co4) to Goodwill Industries in St. Lawrence for a fire alarm. Exeter Twp(Co25) had requested Company 4 to cover as they were operating at a serious crash on the e [...]

A brief look back

A brief look back
A few of our members put together a video that was shown at our dinner Saturday night. It highlights some of the work we did last year and we think it turned out pretty well. Maybe we will make this an annual project. Hope you enjoy it as much as we did.

MPFD takes the evening off

MPFD takes the evening off
Yes, it’s true. Once in a while we all get to take the evening off and sit down together for uninterrupted dinner and drinks. On March 11th we gathered at the Doubletree in Reading for an evening of fun, looking back, handing out some awards and just having a great time with no firefighter responsibilities. Several members recei [...]

It’s that time again….

It’s that time again….
Once again it’s time to adjust those clocks. At 2a.m. Sunday we SPRING AHEAD with the start of daylight savings time. That also means that it is time to change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monxide alarms when you change the clocks in order to keep you and your family safe. Early detection is the key to preventing injury [...]

Fastnacht Finale!

Fastnacht Finale!
Thanks to your continued support and indulgence we have SOLD OUT of fastnachts for 2023! The nice weather combined with an unprecedented early turnout made this happen and we are very thankful to all of you who stopped by the station or the intersection to make their purchase. We will be cleaning up at station and having a day to r [...]

Fabulous Fastnachts!!

Fabulous Fastnachts!!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Shake off those winter blues and come on out to get the best fastnachts in Berks! It looks like the weather will cooperate too! Mt. Penn’s 55th annual sale of these incredible treats is scheduled for this weekend, February 18th and 19th from 8a.m. until 4p.m. As we all k [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

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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.
June1313Prior Year (2022) Stats
June - 50 | 50
37 less call(s) this year.
Working Fires13

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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