Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Water, water everywhere

Water, water everywhere
On July 9th our area experienced severe and prolonged rain starting in the early afternoon and continuing until evening which quickly caused Antietam Creek to overflow which appears to be the root cause of most of the problems that arose in the Antietam area. During this storm Mt. Penn, along with Exeter(Co25), Lower Alsace(Co4) and several [...]

A brief look back

A brief look back
A few of our members put together a video that was shown at our dinner Saturday night. It highlights some of the work we did last year and we think it turned out pretty well. Maybe we will make this an annual project. Hope you enjoy it as much as we did.


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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 Mess

Mt. Penn Mess
On June 11th just after 6p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Lower Alsace(Co 4) & EMS to the 2700 block of Perkiomen Ave for a vehicle crash with a diesel fuel spill. Police were already on location as they had come across this while on patrol. Arriving units confirmed the dispatch information & also a large amount of diese [...]

Another Mt. Penn wreck

Another Mt. Penn wreck
On April 24th just after 5p.m. Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace(Co4) were dispatched along with EMS to the 2400 block of Perkiomen Ave. for a vehicle vs pole crash. Arriving units found a white SUV that had completely sheared a pole and came to rest on the sidewalk across from the Turkey Hill store. There were live wires down as well. Fortu [...]

3 Vehicle Crash in Mt. Penn

3 Vehicle Crash in Mt. Penn
On April 23rd about 12:15p.m. Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace(Co4) were dispatched along with EMS for a vehicle crash with unknown injuries at Perkiomen Ave. and Butter Ln. Arriving units found a 3 vehicle chain reaction crash with large amounts of fluid and debris down. Fortunately none of the occupants were injured and all signed refusals with [...]

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Department Activity

Summary of department activity
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.
June6767Prior Year (2022) Stats
June - 50 | 50
17 more call(s) this year.
July8989Prior Year (2022) Stats
July - 60 | 60
29 more call(s) this year.
August4949Prior Year (2022) Stats
August - 48 | 48
1 more call(s) this year.
September4444Prior Year (2022) Stats
September - 49 | 49
5 less call(s) this year.
Working Fires18

Previous Years


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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