Mt. Penn Fire Company

Reading City 2nd Alarmer

On November 13, about 8:15a.m. Mt. Penn, Lower Alsace(Co4) and Exeter(Co25) were dispatched on the second alarm to assist the City of Reading at 1323 Spruce St. for a working structure fire with possible entrapment. First arriving city units had a rowhome with heavy smoke and fire showing with extension to the homes on either side. The occupant was confirmed out but had suffered injuries which sent them to the hospital immediately in the care of EMS. A 3rd alarm was eventually struck to bring more manpower to the scene. Crews worked for several hours to bring the fire under control and extensive overhaul was needed to ensure all fire was extinguished. County units were able to begin clearing shortly before 11a.m. The fire building and adjoining homes suffered extensive damage which displaced several residents. The cause of this fire remains under investigation.

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Mt. Penn Fire Company

Phone 610-779-6723

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.
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.
September6464Prior Year (2022) Stats
September - 49 | 49
15 more call(s) this year.
October5555Prior Year (2022) Stats
October - 59 | 59
4 less call(s) this year.
November5858Prior Year (2022) Stats
November - 63 | 63
5 less call(s) this year.
December00
Totals668668
Working Fires23


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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