Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Brief Recap

Brief Recap
Just when things seemed to be settling down with the kids back to school and the Labor Day holiday behind us the area was hit with severe storms again which brought down trees, wires and poles. Fortunately, there was no flooding as with the July storms. Many areas from Lower Alsace up the mountain into Alsace Township suffered power out [...]

St. Patrick’s Shenanigans

St. Patrick’s Shenanigans
On March 17th things were going smoothly all day at Mt. Penn. Guess we should have known that wouldn’t last. At 7:35p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with Lower Alsace(Co4) to Goodwill Industries in St. Lawrence for a fire alarm. Exeter Twp(Co25) had requested Company 4 to cover as they were operating at a serious crash on the e [...]

Mt. Penn Sinkhole Rescue

Mt. Penn Sinkhole Rescue
On January 31st at 11:37p.m. Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace (Co 4) along with EMS and police were dispatched to the area of 23rd St. & Howard Blvd. for a reported male trapped in a hole. On arrival, and after some brief looking, Deputy 1-1 (Kline) and PD found a male at the bottom of a 7ft hole with no apparent injuries and also no way o [...]

Alsace Structure Fire

Alsace Structure Fire
On January 25th at 4:40a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with several other companies for a reported structure fire with entrapment in the 100 block of Magnolia Lane. Arriving crews found heavy smoke and fire throughout the home and one patient outside who was quickly taken by EMS to Lehigh Vally Hospital. They were advised of one resi [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

St. Lawrence Vehicle vs Building

St. Lawrence Vehicle vs Building
On August 30 about 12:15p.m. Rescue 1 was dispatched to assist Exeter(Co25) with a reported crash, vehicle into building at the Turkey Hill in St. Lawrence. Arriving units found exactly that, a car through the front of the building. Fortunately nobody including the driver was injured. Crews checked for fluids down and other hazards with n [...]

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 [...]

No Sunday Fun Day

No Sunday Fun Day
Sunday was no break for area fire companies including Mt. Penn. The day started rather early just before 2:30a.m. when the spill trailer was requested to Broadway Avenue in Exeter Township to assist with a fuel oil tank that was leaking behind a residence. Crews found oil around the tank and into the neighbors yard. Oil absorbent pads wer [...]

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Department Activity

Summary of department activity
MonthFire CallsTotal
January4949Prior Year (2022) Stats
January - 60 | 60
11 less call(s) this year.
February4141Prior Year (2022) Stats
February - 56 | 56
15 less call(s) this year.
March6666Prior Year (2022) Stats
March - 48 | 48
18 more call(s) this year.
April6666Prior Year (2022) Stats
April - 59 | 59
7 more call(s) this year.
May6464Prior Year (2022) Stats
May - 48 | 48
16 more call(s) this year.
June6767Prior Year (2022) Stats
June - 50 | 50
17 more call(s) this year.
July8989Prior Year (2022) Stats
July - 60 | 60
29 more call(s) this year.
August4949Prior Year (2022) Stats
August - 48 | 48
1 more call(s) this year.
September6464Prior Year (2022) Stats
September - 49 | 49
15 more call(s) this year.
October5555Prior Year (2022) Stats
October - 59 | 59
4 less call(s) this year.
November5858Prior Year (2022) Stats
November - 63 | 63
5 less call(s) this year.
Working Fires23

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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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