Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Mt. Penn Mess

Mt. Penn Mess
On June 11th just after 6p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Lower Alsace(Co 4) & EMS to the 2700 block of Perkiomen Ave for a vehicle crash with a diesel fuel spill. Police were already on location as they had come across this while on patrol. Arriving units confirmed the dispatch information & also a large amount of diese [...]

Close call in Mt. Penn

Close call in Mt. Penn
On May 9th shortly before 11:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Lower Alsace, Oley, Exeter, Reading City and Birdsboro units to the 100 block of S. 20th St. for a reported structure fire. PD reported smoke showing and arriving units found a large pile of construction debris next to the front porch on fire with fire beginning to sprea [...]

Another Mt. Penn wreck

Another Mt. Penn wreck
On April 24th just after 5p.m. Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace(Co4) were dispatched along with EMS to the 2400 block of Perkiomen Ave. for a vehicle vs pole crash. Arriving units found a white SUV that had completely sheared a pole and came to rest on the sidewalk across from the Turkey Hill store. There were live wires down as well. Fortu [...]

3 Vehicle Crash in Mt. Penn

3 Vehicle Crash in Mt. Penn
On April 23rd about 12:15p.m. Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace(Co4) were dispatched along with EMS for a vehicle crash with unknown injuries at Perkiomen Ave. and Butter Ln. Arriving units found a 3 vehicle chain reaction crash with large amounts of fluid and debris down. Fortunately none of the occupants were injured and all signed refusals with [...]

Cumru Brush Fire

Cumru Brush Fire
On March 21st shortly before 5p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Reading City and other companies to a reported brush fire near Klapperthal Junction in Cumru Twp. Some units went out S. 9th St. to make access from the city side while other units went to Poplar Neck Rd. near the old Titus Station. Arriving units found a working [...]


On March 20th just after 9:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Exeter Twp(Co25) to the Autozone in St. Lawrence for an odor of gas in the building. Arriving units had 50+ parts per million(ppm) of carbon monoxide on entry to the store. Further monitoring of the store led to readings of almost 100ppm. The source was traced to a stora [...]

Double Structure Fires Hours Apart

Double Structure Fires Hours Apart
On February 15th just before 10:30p.m. Mt. Penn, along with several other companies, was dispatched to Jake’s Coin Laundry at 747 Carsonia Ave. in the township for a reported structure fire. EMS, having their station just behind this location quickly called a working fire reporting smoke showing and 2 dryers inside well involved. Arri [...]

Early morning crash

Early morning crash
On December 22 shortly before 5:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched to assist Lower Alsace(Co4) on Angora Rd in the area of the Mother’s Tree for a vehicle crash with unknown injuries. Arriving units found the actual location to be on Angora Rd a little bit past the mudcatcher parking area. Roads in the area were slicky and icy. One [...]

Mt. Penn Thursday Night

Mt. Penn Thursday Night
Well we stayed local for Thursday with a crash and car fire. Just after 5p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched, along with Lower Alsace(Co4) & Lower Alsace EMS(Squad555) to the intersection of Perkiomen Avenue & S. 27th St. for a vehicle crash with unknown injuries. On arrival 2 cars were found with one having been pushed up over the cu [...]

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 [...]

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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.
September4444Prior Year (2022) Stats
September - 49 | 49
5 less call(s) this year.
Working Fires18

Previous Years


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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