Mt. Penn Fire Company

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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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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