Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Reading City 2nd alarm

Reading City 2nd alarm
On February 19th just before 1a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with several other county companies to assist the Reading Fire Department at 450 Mulberry St. for a second alarm structure fire. Arriving city units had heavy fire showing on arrival from the front of 448 Mulberry St. and quickly pulled several lines and began fire attack whil [...]

Double Structure Fires Hours Apart

Double Structure Fires Hours Apart
On February 15th just before 10:30p.m. Mt. Penn, along with several other companies, was dispatched to Jake’s Coin Laundry at 747 Carsonia Ave. in the township for a reported structure fire. EMS, having their station just behind this location quickly called a working fire reporting smoke showing and 2 dryers inside well involved. Arri [...]

Ruscombmanor Structure Fire

Ruscombmanor Structure Fire
On February 11 shortly after 7:30p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company for a 2nd alarm structure fire with entrapment at 73 Dreamland Park Dr. in Ruscombmanor Twp. The first arriving units had a well involved residence with fire showing and quickly struck a second alarm. A long hose lay was needed to supply water from the tanker [...]

Tractor trailer wreck in Amity

Tractor trailer wreck in Amity
On February 8 just before 10a.m. Mt. Penn was requested to respond with the spill trailer to 6867 Boyertown Pike in Amity Township to assist with a tractor trailer crash that was leaking fuel. First arriving units had a tractor trailer tanker fully loaded with diesel fuel which was free flowing from several holes in the tank. The driv [...]

Snowy & cold Amity Structure Fir...

Snowy & cold Amity Structure Fire
On January 29th, just before 8a.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched along with several other companies to the 100 block of Fancy Hill Rd. in Amity Township for a reported structure fire. Initial reports were that the occupant heard a noise and when they checked the attic HVAC unit there were flames inside. Responding units had a slow go as the road [...]

Lower Alsace Structure Fire

Lower Alsace Structure Fire
On January 19, just after 1:30p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with several other companies to assist Lower Alsace(Co4) on a reported structure fire at 500 Spring Ave. in the township. Deputy 4-1(Mountz) reported smoke showing from High St. & Carsonia Ave. and on arrival corrected the address to 516 Fountain Ave. with a working struct [...]

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Well, we’re almost there! Good riddance to another year full of problems for everybody. The members of the Mt. Penn Fire Company are looking forward to a fresh start and we would like to wish all of you a Happy & safe New Year! It looks like we will finish up with just about 650 emergency calls for the year. We have taken p [...]

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!
Well it’s that time again. We are not sure where the year has gone but Christmas is just about here and 2022 is just around the corner. Santa Claus has made his rounds and has headed back North to finish his final preparations for the big day. Hopefully everybody is on the Nice List! The Mt. Penn Fire Company members and office [...]

Early morning crash

Early morning crash
On December 22 shortly before 5:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched to assist Lower Alsace(Co4) on Angora Rd in the area of the Mother’s Tree for a vehicle crash with unknown injuries. Arriving units found the actual location to be on Angora Rd a little bit past the mudcatcher parking area. Roads in the area were slicky and icy. One [...]

Mt. Penn Thursday Night

Mt. Penn Thursday Night
Well we stayed local for Thursday with a crash and car fire. Just after 5p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with Lower Alsace(Co4) & Lower Alsace EMS(Squad555) to the intersection of Perkiomen Avenue & S. 27th St. for a vehicle crash with unknown injuries. On arrival 2 cars were found with one having been pushed up over the cu [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Department Activity

Summary of department activity
2022
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July0
August0
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November0
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Previous Years

2021208
2020582
2019656
2018553

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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