Mt. Penn Fire Company

Soggy September Start

September got off to a very soggy start with the remains of Hurricane Ida giving thunderstorms, wind and heavy rain with plenty of flooding throughout the area. Although it was pretty bad in Berks it could have been much worse. Areas to our east got all of the above with some tornados mixed in. Fortunately the next several days look beautiful for everybody to dry out and clean up.

Almost every fire company in the county responded to multiple incidents from trees and wires down to flooded basements and roadways, water rescues, vehicle crashes and structural collapse. Overall it was quite a day and fortunately things settled down later at night as the storm system moved away from the area. Mt. Penn responded to 14 calls from 4:30p.m. until 10:00p.m. and many other companies in the county did as much or more. We are glad that everybody is safe and sound.

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Mt. Penn Fire Company

Phone 610-779-6723

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.
June1717Prior Year (2022) Stats
June - 50 | 50
33 less call(s) this year.
Working Fires14

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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