Mt. Penn Fire Company

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!
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 [...]

Festivus Follies and Fire

Festivus Follies and Fire
Festivus Friday, December 23rd turned out to be quite busy for many Berks fire companies including Mt. Penn. Due to the high winds and well below freezing temperatures there were plenty of calls for everybody involving trees on wires, power outages, trees down on roads, a few crashes and some structure fires. Mt. Penn was out on a dozen ca [...]

Ruscombmanor Structure Fire

Ruscombmanor Structure Fire
On December 20th just before 8am Ladder 1 was dispatched, along with several other companies, to assist Ruscombmanor(Co34) on a reported structure fire at 3 Tammy Louise Drive in the township. First arriving units reported a well involved house and a second alarm was struck for additional resources. The house was up a steep driveway and an [...]

We Stand Together

We Stand Together
The members of the Mt. Penn Fire Company stand with our brothers and sisters in expressing our deepest sympathy to the New Tripoli Fire Company of Lehigh County who lost 2 of their own yesterday. Firefighter Marvin Gruber and 1st Assistant Chief Zach Paris were operating at a 3-alarm fire in the 1100 block of Clamtown Rd. in West Penn Tow [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Early Monday Blues

Early Monday Blues
Monday got off to a quick start in Exeter Township. At 12:30a.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched, along with several other companies to the 4700 block of Killian Ave. in the township for a reported structure fire. PD and first arriving units confirmed a working garage fire and that everyone had safely evacuated the home. Two lines were qui [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Department Activity

Summary of department activity
2023
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.
June1313Prior Year (2022) Stats
June - 50 | 50
37 less call(s) this year.
July00
August00
September00
October00
November00
December00
Totals299299
Working Fires13


Previous Years

2022683
2021208
2020582
2019656

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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