Mt. Penn Fire Company

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Tonight’s the Night!

Tonight’s the Night!
Here we go again! It doesn’t seem like fall, especially with those temperatures outside the past few days. While you are out doing yardwork and other home projects in your shorts don’t forget to grab some batteries from the store for your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. 2a.m. tomorrow is the time change where we fall [...]

AVCP Trunk or Treat

AVCP Trunk or Treat
On October 29 Mt. Penn, along with Lower Alsace (Co4), Lower Alsace EMS (Squad 555) and Central Berks Regional PD, joined with the Antietam Valley Community Partnership for Trunk or Treat night at the Antietam Pool parking lot. Just as with the other night in Alsace Township, beautiful weather was on tap although the temps were a bi [...]

Alsace Township Trunk or Treat

Alsace Township Trunk or Treat
On October 27th Mt. Penn and Blandon Fire Company (Co12) teamed up for the Alsace Township Trunk or Treat held at the Shoppes at Woodside from 6:30 to 8:30p.m. This event provides a central and safe location for the younger population of the township to collect some goodies that will, no doubt, be frowned upon by dentists everywhere [...]

And the contract goes to…

And the contract goes to…
There has been lots of speculation, talk, visits with other departments, heated debates and the like but last night the members of the Mt. Penn Fire Company, on the recommendation of the Truck Committee, chose the new Ladder 1 to be built by Spartan in Ephrata, PA. This will be a 2023 TDA that will replace our 30 year old 1992 Seagrav [...]

The Heat is On!

The Heat is On!
Wedensday got off to an early start that would see Mt. Penn run a total of 7 calls in the 13 hours between 5a.m. and 6p.m. We assisted Amity, along with several other companies for a reported structure fire at Precision Technologies on Old Swede Rd. shortly after 5a.m. It was found to be a fire involving roof material where an exhaus [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Department Activity

Summary of department activity
2022
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July0
August0
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October0
November0
December0
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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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