Mt. Penn Fire Company

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 home with a working fire in the attic area. A request for 4 additional tankers was quickly made by Chief 12(Miller) since there are no hydrants in the area. Several lines were quickly pulled with porta-ponds and a fill site established. The bulk of the fire was knocked down with overhaul by 2:15a.m with all searches negative. It is believed that the occupants were away at the time. Units began clearing by 3a.m. The exact cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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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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