Mt. Penn Fire Company

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Birdsboro Structure Fire

Birdsboro Structure Fire
On November 1 just after 12:30p.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched, along with several other companies to the 200 block of Schuylkill Rd. in Birdsboro for a working structure fire with possible entrapment. First arriving units had heavy smoke and fire showing from the structure and fortunately, all occupants accounted for. Several lines were p [...]

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 [...]

Shillington 2nd Alarm

Shillington 2nd Alarm
On October 9 just after 6p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched second alarm RIT for a working structure fire with entrapment at 38 Philadelphia Ave. in Shillington Boro. Units dispatched on the initial alarm had a working fire with confirmed entrapment and heavy fire and smoke conditions throughout the home on their arrival. When Ladder 1 arrived [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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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