Mt. Penn Fire Company

Posts tagged Structure Fire

Assist on Reading City Structure

Assist on Reading City Structure
On August 14th just before 10:30p.m. Engine 1 was dispatched, along with Lower Alsace(Co4) and Exeter(Co25) on the second alarm to assist Reading City at 334 S. 17th St. First arriving crews had fire from the roofline and found the attic space well involved. Several lines, as well as the tower ladder were used to knock down the bulk of [...]

Friday Night Fire

Friday Night Fire
On July 28th shortly after 10p.m. on this warm and humid night, Mt. Penn was dispatched along with several other companies to assist Blandon(Co12) with a reported structure fire at 6 Irish Mountain Rd. in Alsace Township. Arriving units had heavy fire and smoke showing and reported all occupants safely evacuated. Several lines were pul [...]

An Early Friday Start

An Early Friday Start
Shortly after 5a.m. on July 21st, Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT to assist Blandon, Fleetwood and Muhlenberg on a reported structure fire at 194 Genesis Dr. in Maidencreek Township. Police reported a working fire on the second floor with all occupants out as the first units were leaving station. As units arrived they confirmed heav [...]

Mt. Penn Structure Fire

Mt. Penn Structure Fire
We had a busy afternoon and early evening at Station 1. Several calls were taken care of including a medical assist and some trees on wires. However, at 5:22p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Lower Alsace, Oley, Reading City, Birdsboro and Exeter to the 2500 block of Grant St. for a reported stove fire with flames visible. En [...]

Reading City Sunday

Reading City Sunday
On Sunday morning, May 21st as Mt. Penn was wrapping up at a training burn Engine 1 was dispatched along with Spring Township(Co85) and Lower Alsace(Co4) on the second alarm to the 200 block of N. 11th St. in Reading City to assist with a structure fire. The first arriving units had nothing showing from the front but on further investig [...]

3 Alarm Cumru Township Fire

3 Alarm Cumru Township Fire
On May 13 shortly after 4:30a.m. Engine 1 was dispatched to assist Cumru Township(Co 42) on the second alarm for a structure fire in the 700 block of Philadelphia Ave. The first arriving crews were faced with heavy smoke and fire from 2 homes with extension to 2 other homes & reported entrapment. The second alarm was quickly struck [...]

Rainy night Exeter Structure

Rainy night Exeter Structure
On April 28th just after 9p.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched, along with several other companies, to assist Exeter Township(Co25) on a reported structure fire in the 100 block of E. Baumstown Rd. County advised that the smoke detectors were going off and the resident heard a “crackling noise.” First arriving units reported smoke [...]

Northeast Reading 4th alarm

Northeast Reading 4th alarm
On April 23rd at 6:30p.m. Engine 1 was dispatched, along with other county units, to 1000 block of N. 11th Street in the City of Reading to assist with manpower on the 4th alarm structure fire. The initial alarm had been struck about an hour earlier for a reported basement fire. The first arriving Reading City units found a well involve [...]

Working structure fire in Earl

Working structure fire in Earl
On April 11th just before 1:30p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company for a working structure fire in the 1600 block of W. Philadelphia Avenue(Route 73). Initial reports was a shed fire that had spread to the residence. First arriving units reported 2 houses well involved, the initial home where the fire was reported and the house [...]

Exeter Structure Fire

Exeter Structure Fire
On April 10th just before 1p.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched, along with several other companies to the 1400 block of Schoffer’s Rd. in Exeter for a reported structure fire. Arriving units found a well involved residential structure with smoke and fire showing. Personnel could only work from the exterior as the building was already co [...]

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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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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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