Mt. Penn Fire Company

Early morning Exeter structure fire

On March 17th, shortly before 7:20a.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched along with several other surrounding companies to 600 Limekiln Rd. in Exeter for a reported structure fire. Multiple calls were being received by the communications center indicating an outbuilding well involved. Arriving units found exactly that and quickly pulled 2 lines to contain the fire and protect the nearby residence. During these efforts part of a brick wall collapsed which briefly trapped a firefighter by the legs. A mayday was called and they were quickly extricated and turned over to EMS by their fellow firefighters. Final extinguishment and overhaul took another hour with companies beginning to clear by 8:45a.m. The injured firefighter was taken to RHMC for evaluation and was released within a few hours with minor injuries. The fire was contained to the original structure and the cause is under investigation by the township & state police fire marshal.

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Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Department Activity

Summary of department activity
2021
MonthTotal
January51Prior Year (2020) Stats
January - 39
12 more call(s) this year.
February48Prior Year (2020) Stats
February - 45
3 more call(s) this year.
March56Prior Year (2020) Stats
March - 32
24 more call(s) this year.
April53Prior Year (2020) Stats
April - 56
3 less call(s) this year.
May0
June0
July0
August0
September0
October0
November0
December0
Totals208
Working Fires9


Previous Years

2020582
2019656
2018553
2017462

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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