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Oley Structure Fire

Oley Structure Fire
On May 21st just before 10p.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched, along with several other companies, to assist Oley(Co5) with a reported structure fire at 154 Moravian School Rd. Arriving units reported smoke from the eaves of an attached garage. Further investigation revealed smoke and high heat on the second level of the garage and a work [...]

CONGRATS!

CONGRATS!
The Mt. Penn Fire Company wishes to congratulate FF Tim Eisenhard on the recent successful completion of his PA EMT certification as well as passing his NREMT testing. He has been with the department over 10 years, starting as a junior firefighter and working up to becoming certified as Firefighter 1 and Vehicle Rescue Tech since then. Thi [...]

Close call in Mt. Penn

Close call in Mt. Penn
On May 9th shortly before 11:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Lower Alsace, Oley, Exeter, Reading City and Birdsboro units to the 100 block of S. 20th St. for a reported structure fire. PD reported smoke showing and arriving units found a large pile of construction debris next to the front porch on fire with fire beginning to sprea [...]

RIT Crew responds to Exeter

RIT Crew responds to Exeter
On May 2nd shortly after 2a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company to assist Exeter(Co25) and several other companies for a possible structure fire at Total Recycle located at 1270 Lincoln Rd. in the township. Chief 25(Bickings) reported smoke in the building on his arrival and was advised of a fire in the sorting/conveyor machine th [...]

Another Mt. Penn wreck

Another Mt. Penn wreck
On April 24th just after 5p.m. Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace(Co4) were dispatched along with EMS to the 2400 block of Perkiomen Ave. for a vehicle vs pole crash. Arriving units found a white SUV that had completely sheared a pole and came to rest on the sidewalk across from the Turkey Hill store. There were live wires down as well. Fortu [...]

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 [...]

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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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