Mt. Penn Fire Company

Posts tagged 4th Alarm

Northeast Reading 4th alarm

Northeast Reading 4th alarm
On April 23rd at 6:30p.m. Engine 1 was dispatched, along with other county units, to 1000 block of N. 11th Street in the City of Reading to assist with manpower on the 4th alarm structure fire. The initial alarm had been struck about an hour earlier for a reported basement fire. The first arriving Reading City units found a well involve [...]

RIT x 2

RIT x 2
  Just before 4:30p.m. on April 13 Mt. Penn was special called as the second RIT company for a structure fire at 492 S Wyomissing Ave. in Cumru Twp.  First arriving units had found a working structure fire involving the rear of 492 and 494 which became worse due to the dry conditions and steady wind.  Eventually this fire would go to 4 [...]

Steady September

Steady September
Although it’s only the first week of the month, Mt. Penn has been kept busy with a little bit of everything the past 4 days from a reported crash with entrapment, possible structure fires, medical assists and making the trip to standby in Shoemakersville which led to being called, along with other standby companies, to the tragic fire o [...]

Assist to Cumru Township

Assist to Cumru Township
On August 5 at approximately 1:40am Mt. Penn crews were dispatched on the 4th alarm to 12 Community Drive in Cumru Township for a structure fire in the Shillington Commons, a garden apartment complex.  Units dispatched initially had gotten on location with heavy  fire conditions in a 12 unit apartment building, 11 of which were occupied.  Fi [...]

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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.
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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