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We Remember

We Remember
20 years ago today this country was shocked by the actions of terrorists who attacked on our own soil in New York City, Arlington, Virginia and Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Thousands lost their lives and many more thousands were injured. First responders, especially in New York City, suffered terrible losses while trying to save others. [...]

Soggy September Start

Soggy September Start
September got off to a very soggy start with the remains of Hurricane Ida giving thunderstorms, wind and heavy rain with plenty of flooding throughout the area. Although it was pretty bad in Berks it could have been much worse. Areas to our east got all of the above with some tornados mixed in. Fortunately the next several days look b [...]

MOVE OVER & SLOW DOWN!

MOVE OVER & SLOW DOWN!
Just over a year since a tow truck operator was killed on I78 in Berks County, several emergency responders were struck at the scene of a crash on the Schuylkill Expressway near Philadelphia. One firefighter succumbed to his injuries shortly after the crash while another 2 firefighters and a and PA State Trooper remain in the hospital b [...]

Independence Day!

Independence Day!
Well we have made it to July 4th weekend! As we celebrate the 244th birthday of the United States many of you will be cooking out with family and friends this year as things get back to normal. Whether you grill on special days or all year long we found a few fire safety tips for grilling that you should follow so you don’t have [...]

Arrival of new Utility 1

Arrival of new Utility 1
Early on June 21st the Mt. Penn Fire Company took delivery of the new Utility 1 from the New Holland Auto Group. It is a Ford F350 4 door with a full length bed and heavy duty slide out tray, ARE truck cap and a 5 man cab. We have some brainstorming to do about equipment mounting and placement in the coming weeks as well as having the truc [...]

Memorial Day 2021

Memorial Day 2021
Today is Memorial Day. It is not just a holiday, it is the day that we should all take some time to remember those who paid the ultimate price, their lives, to insure that you are able to have that cookout, take a nature walk, get together with family and friends to have a drink and enjoy your FREEDOM! No matter what your beliefs or p [...]

Here we go again!

Here we go again!
Well here we are again. It seems like we were just getting prepared for winter and turning our clocks back an hour. Now the snows are gone (hopefully), the sun is shining and days are warming up and getting longer. Time to SPRING AHEAD this Sunday at 2:00a.m. While you are busy changing all of the clocks in your home please take a fe [...]

Fastnacht update

Fastnacht update
Thanks to your continued support we have SOLD OUT of our fastnacht supply for this year. The weather wasn’t the most cooperative this year but held out long enough for us to get it done. Thanks for your continued support and don’t forget to mark your calendar for February 26th & 27th, 2022! We hope to see you then.

FASTNACHTS PART DEUX!!

FASTNACHTS PART DEUX!!
Friends and followers, we are preparing for our 53rd Annual Fastnacht Sale this weekend, February 13th & 14th. Sales begin on Saturday at 8AM and goes until 4PM on both days. Of course, COVID has affected just about everything, and we are no exception so with that said, here is how we will proceed: We simply do not know what to [...]

1 week until Fastnacht Time!

1 week until Fastnacht Time!
Friends and followers, we are preparing for our 53rd Annual Fastnacht Sale next weekend, February 13th & 14th. Sales begin on Saturday at 8AM and goes until 4PM on both days. Of course, COVID has affected just about everything, and we are no exception so with that said, here is how we will proceed: We simply do not know what [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

Phone 610-779-6723

Department Activity

Summary of department activity
2021
MonthTotal
January51Prior Year (2020) Stats
January - 39
12 more call(s) this year.
February48Prior Year (2020) Stats
February - 45
3 more call(s) this year.
March56Prior Year (2020) Stats
March - 32
24 more call(s) this year.
April53Prior Year (2020) Stats
April - 56
3 less call(s) this year.
May0
June0
July0
August0
September0
October0
November0
December0
Totals208
Working Fires9


Previous Years

2020582
2019656
2018553
2017462

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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