Mt. Penn Fire Company

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Boyertown Assist on crash with Haz-Ma...

Boyertown Assist on crash with Haz-Mat
On October 21st shortly before 3p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched for the spill trailer to assist Boyertown(Co 95) for a vehicle crash with a large diesel fuel spill at 1101 Reading Ave. in Douglass Township. This is the same as the intersection of Route 562 & Douglass Drive. A car and a tractor trailer collided which caused the t [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Tractor trailer wreck in Amity

Tractor trailer wreck in Amity
On February 8 just before 10a.m. Mt. Penn was requested to respond with the spill trailer to 6867 Boyertown Pike in Amity Township to assist with a tractor trailer crash that was leaking fuel. First arriving units had a tractor trailer tanker fully loaded with diesel fuel which was free flowing from several holes in the tank. The driv [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Here and there

Here and there
The snow ended last night but it was getting colder!  Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company to 529 E Wesner Rd. in Maidencreek Twp. just before 6:30a.m.  Arriving units had a fire in the basement that extended to the first floor.  Arriving crews encountered frozen hydrants near the scene and had to initially rely on tank water.  Fortuna [...]

Haz-Mat response to Douglass Township

Haz-Mat response to Douglass Township
On April 21 shortly after 3p.m.  Mt. Penn was dispatched to respond with the spill trailer to 56 Edge Hill Rd. in Douglass Township.  A while earlier several companies were dispatched for a reported structure fire at that address.  A large garage had become  involved due to a controlled burn that got out of hand.  The structure fire would g [...]

Tuesday strikes again…..sort of

Tuesday strikes again…..sort of
On February 20 shortly before 9a.m. the spill trailer was dispatched to 1273 W. Philadelphia Ave. in Colebrookdale Twp. to assist Boyertown Area Fire/Rescue(Co95) with a tractor trailer crash that was leaking large amounts of diesel fuel and heading towards the Ironstone Creek.  The driver had lost control of his vehicle and ran off the right [...]

Assist to Exeter on Vehicle Crash

Assist to Exeter on Vehicle Crash
On June 12 just before 4p.m. the spill trailer was dispatched to assist Exeter (Co25) on a vehicle crash at W. Neversink Rd. & Dewald Rd.  When Exeter crews arrived they found an SUV had struck a roll-on roll off truck just behind the drivers door which heavily damaged the piping to the 40 gallon hydraulic tank causing it to rapidly leak. [...]

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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

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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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