Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Early May Potpourri

Early May Potpourri
Well, the first week of May is just about over and it has been steady for Mt. Penn.  In addition to the structure fires in Oley and Birdsboro we have been dispatched to several other calls during the week keeping us busy. In what could have been a much more serious incident, the structure assignment was sent to the Hollywood Court Apartments [...]

Assist to Exeter on crash

Assist to Exeter on crash
On November 8, just before 11a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched to assist Exeter (Co25) at Shelbourne Rd. and Pennsylvania Ave. in the township for a vehicle crash with entrapment.  On arrival Exeter found one vehicle that had gone off the road and apparently rolled over, trapping both occupants.  When Mt. Penn arrived they assisted in removing the [...]

Vehicle rollover in Mt. Penn

Vehicle rollover in Mt. Penn
On September 20 at 2p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Engine 4 (Lower Alsace) to the alley behind 1969 Fairview Ave. for a report of a vehicle rolled over with entrapment.  Deputy 4-1 (Mountz) arrived and confirmed the dispatch information and that the patient was conscious and alert.  Once crews arrived they stabilized the vehicle wit [...]

L1 assists on 2nd alarm structure fir...

On August 22 just after 3:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched on the second alarm to 3996 Penn Ave. in Sinking Spring boro to assist Western Berks and their mutual aid companies on a working structure fire with entrapment.  The first arriving crews encountered a 3 story building with heavy fire showing from the second floor windows with extensio [...]

3 run Sunday for Mt. Penn

3 run Sunday for Mt. Penn
Sunday April 17th got off to an early start just before 7:30a.m. with the engine being dispatched to Berkshire Commons at 5485 Perkiomen Ave. in Exeter for a structure fire.  It had originally been dispatched as an AFA but Exeter crews found no visibility in the basement due to smoke and the call was upgraded bringing assistance from several [...]

Structure fire in Amity

Structure fire in Amity
On March 16th, just after 8p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company to assist Monocacy (Co6) and Amity (Co49) on a reported structure fire at 208 Battenkill Dr. in the Amity Gardens area of the township.   Additional information indicated it was a fire in a garage that was attached to the house and there was possibly a person trapped. [...]

Two assists for structure fires in 8 ...

Two assists for structure fires in 8 hours
On March 2 about 5:15p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Exeter, Lower Alsace and City of Reading Engine 5 to 1115 Fox Run in the Mountain Park section of the township for a reported structure fire.  Arriving crews had a fire in the front bedroom of this 2 story townhouse and were quickly able to get it knocked down while ventilating and [...]

Busy Tuesday for Mt. Penn

Busy Tuesday for Mt. Penn
Tuesday was a busy day for Mt. Penn crews and we got to see the weather change from icy roads to pouring rain and wind to some sun and all the temperature changes in between. The day was started shortly before 2a.m. with a call for the ladder and engine to assist Co 25 (Exeter) on a possible structure fire at the Home Depot on Perkiomen Ave.  [...]

Rescue assists Oley

Rescue assists Oley
On April 18 at midnight R1 was dispatched to assist Company 5 (Oley) and Company 49 (Amity) with a 2 vehicle crash with reported entrapment at Oley Turnpike Rd and Memorial Highway (Route 662) in Oley Township.  Company 5 arrived first and reported multiple patients and one possible fatality.  When R1 arrived the crew was split between assist [...]

Company called to assist Exeter

Company called to assist Exeter
On March 16 at approximately 7:45am the full company was dispatched along with Engine 4 (Lower Alsace), Rescue 64 (West Reading) and Reading City Rescue 1 to assist Exeter Twp (Co25) for a reported structure fire with entrapment at 218 Grande Valley Rd. in the Crestwood section of the township. On arrival Exeter fire crews and Exeter police [...]

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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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