Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Trash Truck Trouble in Mt. Penn

Trash Truck Trouble in Mt. Penn
On January 18th just after 8:30a.m. Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace(Co4) were dispatched to the Dollar Tree on Perkiomen Ave. for a reported trash truck on fire with multiple calls being received. Arriving units found a large pile of trash burning in the parking lot between Dollar Tree and Antietam Academy where the quick thinking driver had dump [...]

Reading City 2nd alarm

Reading City 2nd alarm
On February 19th just before 1a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with several other county companies to assist the Reading Fire Department at 450 Mulberry St. for a second alarm structure fire. Arriving city units had heavy fire showing on arrival from the front of 448 Mulberry St. and quickly pulled several lines and began fire attack whil [...]

Lower Alsace Structure Fire

Lower Alsace Structure Fire
On January 19, just after 1:30p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with several other companies to assist Lower Alsace(Co4) on a reported structure fire at 500 Spring Ave. in the township. Deputy 4-1(Mountz) reported smoke showing from High St. & Carsonia Ave. and on arrival corrected the address to 516 Fountain Ave. with a working struct [...]

Mt. Penn Thursday Night

Mt. Penn Thursday Night
Well we stayed local for Thursday with a crash and car fire. Just after 5p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with Lower Alsace(Co4) & Lower Alsace EMS(Squad555) to the intersection of Perkiomen Avenue & S. 27th St. for a vehicle crash with unknown injuries. On arrival 2 cars were found with one having been pushed up over the cu [...]

St. Lawrence Structure Fire

St. Lawrence Structure Fire
On December 8th shortly after 7p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Exeter(Co25) and several other companies to 3200 St. Lawrence Ave. for a reported kitchen fire. First arriving units found smoke showing from the front door and a working fire in the kitchen involving the stove area with extension into the cabinets and ceiling area. One [...]

Exeter Structure Fire

Exeter Structure Fire
On October 30 shortly after 7pm Mt. Penn was dispatched, along several other companies to 14 Cranberry Ridge in the Laurel Springs development for a working structure fire. Exeter(Co25) had initially been dispatched for a grill fire that was reported out by the homeowner but on arrival found smoke and flames extending up the rear of the hou [...]

Oley Structure Fire

Oley Structure Fire
On September 25th at 1:04a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with several other companies, for a reported structure fire at 89 Moravian School Rd. in Oley Township. Central Berks Police arrived first and confirmed a large amount of smoke from the structure but unsure exactly what the source was. Arriving fire units confirmed the report and [...]

Soggy September Start

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 b [...]

2 Alarm Amity Structure Fire

2 Alarm Amity Structure Fire
On July 18 just after 12:30a.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched, along with several other companies, to the 100 block of Orchard View Dr. near the Amity/Earl township line for a reported structure fire with entrapment. Police on location confirmed the initial dispatch with 3 people reported trapped and the building fully involved. On arrival of [...]

Tuesday training

Tuesday training
This past Tuesday Ladder 1 & Engine 1 joined Exeter Township(Co25), Birdsboro(Co7) and Keystone(Co16) for training in an acquired structure at the old Giant Food store along Perkiomen Ave. Crews practiced hoseline advancement, aerial and ground ladders and building searches under simulated fire conditions in the front part of this large [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

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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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