Mt. Penn Fire Company

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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 [...]

Santa Claus is coming to town!

Santa Claus is coming to town!
Yes, it’s true! After some brief negotiations between borough council, fire company officers and township supervisors with Santa’s North Pole Central Command (SNPCC), that jolly old elf and everybody’s favorite jolly guy with a twinkle in his eye, Santa Claus will be making his way around Mt. Penn Borough AND Alsace To [...]

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 [...]

2nd Alsace Fire in 2 days

2nd Alsace Fire in 2 days
On November 14th shortly after 4p.m. Mt. Penn and several mutual aid companies were dispatched to 304 Spies Church Rd. in Alsace Township for a reported structure fire. Apparently, the resident came home to smoke detectors going off and heavy smoke in the building and quickly discovered the kitchen was on fire. Arriving units pulled on [...]

Alsace Structure Fire

Alsace Structure Fire
On November 13th just before 4p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with several mutual aid companies to 260 Skyline Drive for a reported structure fire with the additional of black smoke coming from the rear of the structure. First arriving units confirmed this and made it a working fire. The initial units pulled 2 lines for heavy f [...]

Boyertown Assist on crash with Haz-Ma...

Boyertown Assist on crash with Haz-Mat
On October 21st shortly before 3p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched for the spill trailer to assist Boyertown(Co 95) for a vehicle crash with a large diesel fuel spill at 1101 Reading Ave. in Douglass Township. This is the same as the intersection of Route 562 & Douglass Drive. A car and a tractor trailer collided which caused the t [...]

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 [...]

Robeson Township Structure Fire

Robeson Township Structure Fire
On September 23rd just after 3:30p.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched, along with several other companies to assist Robeson Township (Co’s 23 &24) for a reported structure fire at 12 Formstone Rd. Initial reports indicated a working fire in a vehicle repair garage which was quickly confirmed by PD and responding units who were able to see [...]

September starts quickly

September starts quickly
On September 1st at 8:30 AM Rescue 1 was dispatched to assist Exeter at the St. Lawrence Post Office for a vehicle reported into the building. As the rescue was preparing to leave station a fire alarm came in at Reiffton Elementary School so crews were quickly split with one crew taking Ladder 1 to the fire alarm and the rescue crew proceedi [...]

St. Lawrence Vehicle vs Building

St. Lawrence Vehicle vs Building
On August 30 about 12:15p.m. Rescue 1 was dispatched to assist Exeter(Co25) with a reported crash, vehicle into building at the Turkey Hill in St. Lawrence. Arriving units found exactly that, a car through the front of the building. Fortunately nobody including the driver was injured. Crews checked for fluids down and other hazards with n [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

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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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