Mt. Penn Fire Company

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2nd Alsace Fire in 2 days

2nd Alsace Fire in 2 days
On November 14th shortly after 4p.m. Mt. Penn and several mutual aid companies were dispatched to 304 Spies Church Rd. in Alsace Township for a reported structure fire. Apparently, the resident came home to smoke detectors going off and heavy smoke in the building and quickly discovered the kitchen was on fire. Arriving units pulled on [...]

Alsace Structure Fire

Alsace Structure Fire
On November 13th just before 4p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with several mutual aid companies to 260 Skyline Drive for a reported structure fire with the additional of black smoke coming from the rear of the structure. First arriving units confirmed this and made it a working fire. The initial units pulled 2 lines for heavy f [...]

AVCP Trunk or Treat

AVCP Trunk or Treat
On October 29 Mt. Penn, along with Lower Alsace (Co4), Lower Alsace EMS (Squad 555) and Central Berks Regional PD, joined with the Antietam Valley Community Partnership for Trunk or Treat night at the Antietam Pool parking lot. Just as with the other night in Alsace Township, beautiful weather was on tap although the temps were a bi [...]

Alsace Township Trunk or Treat

Alsace Township Trunk or Treat
On October 27th Mt. Penn and Blandon Fire Company (Co12) teamed up for the Alsace Township Trunk or Treat held at the Shoppes at Woodside from 6:30 to 8:30p.m. This event provides a central and safe location for the younger population of the township to collect some goodies that will, no doubt, be frowned upon by dentists everywhere [...]

And the contract goes to…

And the contract goes to…
There has been lots of speculation, talk, visits with other departments, heated debates and the like but last night the members of the Mt. Penn Fire Company, on the recommendation of the Truck Committee, chose the new Ladder 1 to be built by Spartan in Ephrata, PA. This will be a 2023 TDA that will replace our 30 year old 1992 Seagrav [...]

The Heat is On!

The Heat is On!
Wedensday got off to an early start that would see Mt. Penn run a total of 7 calls in the 13 hours between 5a.m. and 6p.m. We assisted Amity, along with several other companies for a reported structure fire at Precision Technologies on Old Swede Rd. shortly after 5a.m. It was found to be a fire involving roof material where an exhaus [...]

Robeson Township Structure Fire

Robeson Township Structure Fire
On September 23rd just after 3:30p.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched, along with several other companies to assist Robeson Township (Co’s 23 &24) for a reported structure fire at 12 Formstone Rd. Initial reports indicated a working fire in a vehicle repair garage which was quickly confirmed by PD and responding units who were able to see [...]

September starts quickly

September starts quickly
On September 1st at 8:30 AM Rescue 1 was dispatched to assist Exeter at the St. Lawrence Post Office for a vehicle reported into the building. As the rescue was preparing to leave station a fire alarm came in at Reiffton Elementary School so crews were quickly split with one crew taking Ladder 1 to the fire alarm and the rescue crew proceedi [...]

Early Monday Blues

Early Monday Blues
Monday got off to a quick start in Exeter Township. At 12:30a.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched, along with several other companies to the 4700 block of Killian Ave. in the township for a reported structure fire. PD and first arriving units confirmed a working garage fire and that everyone had safely evacuated the home. Two lines were qui [...]

Birdsboro Structure

Birdsboro Structure
On August 8, shortly before 3:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with several other companies to assist Birdsboro(Co7) on a reported structure fire on N. Walnut St. PD arrived within minutes and confirmed a working structure fire. First arriving units also confirmed a power line down across N. Walnut St. Crews quickly pulled several [...]

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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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