Mt. Penn Fire Company

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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 [...]

Mt. Penn Crash

Mt. Penn Crash
On June 14th just before 9:30p.m. Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace(Co4) along with EMS were dispatched for a vehicle crash with injuries at Perkiomen Ave. & S. 23rd St. Arriving units found 3 vehicles with one person injured. On the arrival of EMS that patient was packaged and transported to the hospital. Others involved suffered no inju [...]

Assist to Exeter on serious crash

Assist to Exeter on serious crash
On April 30, shortly after 8p.m. Rescue 1 was dispatched to assist Exeter(Co25) to 37th St. and Perkiomen Ave. for a vehicle crash with entrapment, multiple patients. On arrival there were two cars with 3 people trapped on the eastbound side of the road. The occupants of one car were freed quickly and sent off to the hospital with EMS. [...]

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 Alsace Crash

Early morning Alsace Crash
Just before 3a.m. on March 13, Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Laureldale(Co13) and Muhlenberg Twp(Co 66) to Skyline Drive & Beech Lane for a reported vehicle crash. Additional information from County indicated 1 vehicle on its roof and possibly somebody inside deceased. Chief 13(Feltenberger) arrived and confirmed that the car was [...]

Lower Alsace Crash

Lower Alsace Crash
On January 19th about 3:15p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched to assist Lower Alsace(Co4) with fluids down after a no-injury crash on Skyline Drive approximately 1/4 mile North of List Rd. On arrival units found a single vehicle leaking fluids after striking the wall at high speed. All of the occupants were out & walking around with no ap [...]

2nd alarm assist to City

2nd alarm assist to City
On January 2 just before 11:30p.m. Engine 1 & Rescue 1 were dispatched to assist Reading City on the 2nd alarm for 1240 Chestnut St, structure fire with entrapment. The first arriving city units had heavy fire venting from the 1st floor with extension to the 2nd floor & reports of people still inside. Lines were quickly pulled [...]

Alsace Crash

Alsace Crash
On November 27 just before 4p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Laureldale (Co13) and Muhlenberg (Co66) to the area of 2929 Pricetown Rd. for a vehicle fire. Berks Radio then advised this was a crash with fire, vehicle into the woods based on additional calls. Chief 13 (Feltenberger) reported a working fire with vehicle into woods on h [...]

Mt. Penn Crash

Mt. Penn Crash
On November 14 at 3:00a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Lower Alsace (Co4) and EMS for a vehicle crash with unknown injuries in the 300 block of Friedensburg Rd. First arriving Captain 1 (Lombardo) reported multiple vehicles but no apparent injuries. A silver sedan lost control and struck a parked vehicle, pushing it into several oth [...]

Alsace Crash

Alsace Crash
On October 17 shortly before 7:30p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Lower Alsace (Co4), Oley (Co5) and Exeter (Co25) to Antietam Rd. in the area of Simmons Rd. for a vehicle crash with injuries. On arrival a car was found to have struck a tree about 10ft off the road with all occupants out. The driver was injured and transported to th [...]

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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