Mt. Penn Fire Company

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2nd alarm assist to City

2nd alarm assist to City
On January 2 just before 11:30p.m. Engine 1 & Rescue 1 were dispatched to assist Reading City on the 2nd alarm for 1240 Chestnut St, structure fire with entrapment. The first arriving city units had heavy fire venting from the 1st floor with extension to the 2nd floor & reports of people still inside. Lines were quickly pulled [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Assist to Oley on structure fire with...

Assist to Oley on structure fire with entrapment
On April 9th just before 1:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as RIT to assist Oley (Co5) on a structure fire with reported entrapment at 653 Main St. in the Village of Oley.  The first arriving units found a working fire on the second floor of the residence and confirmed that one person was trapped.  Chief 5 (Kline) struck a second alarm as wel [...]

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 [...]

Crews called to assist Reading Fire o...

On January 14, 2015 @ 2119 the City of Reading Fire Department responds to a structure fire in the 700 block of Chestnut St.  City crews encountered a large volume of fire on the 1st and 2nd floors of the dwelling with a report of an occupant unaccounted for. At 2127 Reading Deputy Chief Mogel requested a 2nd alarm due to deteriorating condit [...]

Crews respond to City on 3 Alarm Fire...

Crews assist City of Reading December 28, 2014 @ 2125 hours, Engine 1 and Ladder 1 respond to the City of Reading to assist on a 3 alarm double fatality fire in the 500 block of Spruce St. Ladder 1 crews were sent to assist Reading Car 6 with roof operation while the Engine 1 crew was sent to assist Reading Car 9 with interior operations.

Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Department Activity

Summary of department activity
2021
MonthTotal
January51Prior Year (2020) Stats
January - 39
12 more call(s) this year.
February48Prior Year (2020) Stats
February - 45
3 more call(s) this year.
March56Prior Year (2020) Stats
March - 32
24 more call(s) this year.
April53Prior Year (2020) Stats
April - 56
3 less call(s) this year.
May0
June0
July0
August0
September0
October0
November0
December0
Totals208
Working Fires9


Previous Years

2020582
2019656
2018553
2017462

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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