Mt. Penn Fire Company

Posts in category Structure Fire

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 [...]

St. Lawrence Structure Fire

St. Lawrence Structure Fire
On December 8th shortly after 7p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Exeter(Co25) and several other companies to 3200 St. Lawrence Ave. for a reported kitchen fire. First arriving units found smoke showing from the front door and a working fire in the kitchen involving the stove area with extension into the cabinets and ceiling area. One [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Maidencreek Structure Fire

Maidencreek Structure Fire
On August 12, shortly before 2a.m. several companies, including Mt. Penn for RIT were dispatched to assist Blandon(Co12) with a reported structure fire at at 1106 Maidencreek Rd in the township. As units were enroute the police reported a working fire with flames visible and apparently nobody home. First arriving fire units found the [...]

2 Alarm Amity Structure Fire

2 Alarm Amity Structure Fire
On July 18 just after 12:30a.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched, along with several other companies, to the 100 block of Orchard View Dr. near the Amity/Earl township line for a reported structure fire with entrapment. Police on location confirmed the initial dispatch with 3 people reported trapped and the building fully involved. On arrival of [...]

Structure fire in Maidencreek

Structure fire in Maidencreek
On June 1 just after 4a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company to assist Blandon(Co12) and several others on a reported structure fire in the 200 block of E. Wesner Rd. First arriving units reported a working fire with fire through the roof of this single story house. Command stood down the RIT and used the additional personnel for [...]

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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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