Mt. Penn Fire Company

Posts tagged Ladder 1

Exeter Double Shot

Exeter Double Shot
On April 27 shortly before 1a.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched with several other companies to assist Co 25(Exeter) at the Applebees restaurant for a structure fire. Initially the call was dispatched as an automatic fire alarm but the police confirmed a working fire on arrival with flames from the roof and had the assignment upgraded. Crews [...]

Early morning Exeter structure fire

Early morning Exeter structure fire
On March 17th, shortly before 7:20a.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched along with several other surrounding companies to 600 Limekiln Rd. in Exeter for a reported structure fire. Multiple calls were being received by the communications center indicating an outbuilding well involved. Arriving units found exactly that and quickly pulled 2 lines to c [...]

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 Building Collapse

Mt. Penn Building Collapse
On February 10th at 10p.m. Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace(Co4) were dispatched to 2311 Grant St. in the boro for a reported building collapse & odor of natural gas. Deputy 1(Eisenhard) arrived and confirmed the dispatch although no natural gas odor was detected and building was unoccupied. Companies worked to secure the area and stood b [...]

Alsace Township Crash

Alsace Township Crash
On January 6 just after 11a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Lower Alsace(Co4), Muhlenberg(Co66) and Ruscombmanor(Co34) to the 200 block of Antietam Rd. for a vehicle crash with injuries. Additional info reported a dump truck into the woods with the driver injured. Arriving units found the scene as described with a loaded tri-axle dum [...]

Oley Structure Fire

Oley Structure Fire
On November 15 at 9:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with several other companies for a confirmed working structure fire to the rear of the  300 block of Main St.  First arriving units had a well involved multi-bay garage with unknown contents burning.  Mt. Penn crews were split with half standing by as the RIT company [...]

Mt. Penn Chimney Fire

Mt. Penn Chimney Fire
On October 25, shortly before 8a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Lower Alsace (Co4), Exeter (Co25), Oley (Co5), Birdsboro (Co7) and Reading City Tower & Engine 1 to the 100 block of South 22nd St. for a reported chimney fire with multiple calls being received from neighbors. Arriving units found what appeared to be excessive smoke [...]

Exeter crash & fire

Exeter crash & fire
On September 15, shortly after 10p.m. Exeter(Co25) was dispatched for a vehicle crash at 4851 Perkiomen Ave.  Additional information indicated a vehicle struck a building and both were now on fire.  The assignment was upgraded to a structure fire.  On arrival the units found a vehicle that struck the end of the residence, [...]

Exeter Crash

Exeter Crash
On September 12 just after 10p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with several other companies, to assist Exeter Twp(Co25) with a reported structure fire after a vehicle pursuit and crash at Apollo Pools in the township.  First arriving units found a vehicle into the building with fluids and unknown chemicals down.  The fire had been knoc [...]

Amity Township Structure Fire

Amity Township Structure Fire
On July 19th just after 9a.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched to assist Amity Twp (Co’s 49 & 6) and several other companies with a reported structure fire at 92 Toll Gate Rd. Amity units responding reported a visible smoke header from some distance out and on arrival found a working garage fire with extension to the residence. A second a [...]

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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