Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa
Yes it’s true! In special cooperation with the US Post Office (North Pole station) and that jolly old elf, Santa Claus, the Mt. Penn Fire company is now accepting letters for Santa! There is an official mail box in front of the fire station at 2711 Grant St. for those Christmas letters to Santa. Specially deputized “Secre [...]

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
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 [...]

Fall Back & Change your batterie...

Fall Back & Change your batteries
It’s that time of year again! We are not sure what happened to summer but here we are. Before you go to sleep this Saturday remember to roll the old clocks back 1 hour as Daylight Savings Time comes to an end. Although DST is essentially a useless thing of the past, it does provide an important reminder for all of us to change t [...]

Birdsboro Structure Fire

Birdsboro Structure Fire
On November 1 just after 12:30p.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched, along with several other companies to the 200 block of Schuylkill Rd. in Birdsboro for a working structure fire with possible entrapment. First arriving units had heavy smoke and fire showing from the structure and fortunately, all occupants accounted for. Several lines were p [...]

Exeter Structure Fire

Exeter Structure Fire
On October 30 shortly after 7pm Mt. Penn was dispatched, along several other companies to 14 Cranberry Ridge in the Laurel Springs development for a working structure fire. Exeter(Co25) had initially been dispatched for a grill fire that was reported out by the homeowner but on arrival found smoke and flames extending up the rear of the hou [...]

Shillington 2nd Alarm

Shillington 2nd Alarm
On October 9 just after 6p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched second alarm RIT for a working structure fire with entrapment at 38 Philadelphia Ave. in Shillington Boro. Units dispatched on the initial alarm had a working fire with confirmed entrapment and heavy fire and smoke conditions throughout the home on their arrival. When Ladder 1 arrived [...]

Fire Prevention Week 2021

Fire Prevention Week 2021
This week is Fire Prevention Week in the USA. Our crews will be making their way to the schools to make sure that the message: LEARN THE SOUNDS OF FIRE SAFETY gets out to the students. Here is what the NFPA has to say about the theme this year: “This year’s campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety!” works to educate everyone [...]

Oley Structure Fire

Oley Structure Fire
On September 25th at 1:04a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with several other companies, for a reported structure fire at 89 Moravian School Rd. in Oley Township. Central Berks Police arrived first and confirmed a large amount of smoke from the structure but unsure exactly what the source was. Arriving fire units confirmed the report and [...]

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 [...]

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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