Mt. Penn Fire Company

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]


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 [...]

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 [...]

Memorial Day

Memorial Day
This morning Mt. Penn joined with Exeter(Co25), Lower Alsace(Co4) and Oley(Co5) in the annual Exeter Twp. Memorial Day Parade. We all enjoyed great weather and a very nice ceremony at Forest Hills Memorial Park that honored and remembered all of the men and women of this great nation who paid the ultimate sacrifice so that freedom shoul [...]


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 [...]


Well we’ve made it to the beginning of the end of the year. Thanksgiving is upon us and the holiday season officially starts despite what many stores would have you believe. We want everybody to be safe and enjoy time with family and friends. Since everybody changed the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide detectors a few [...]

4 firefighters earn certification

4 firefighters earn certification
Over the past several weeks 4 of our firefighters spent quite a bit of time reviewing and practicing the requirements for Firefighter 1 at the Montgomery County Fire Academy. This certification, which they all passed, shows that they have met a set standard for book knowledge as well as practical skills as they apply to firefighters in [...]

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.
June1717Prior Year (2022) Stats
June - 50 | 50
33 less call(s) this year.
Working Fires14

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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