Mt. Penn Fire Company

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Maidencreek Structure Fire

Maidencreek Structure Fire
On August 12, shortly before 2a.m. several companies, including Mt. Penn for RIT were dispatched to assist Blandon(Co12) with a reported structure fire at at 1106 Maidencreek Rd in the township. As units were enroute the police reported a working fire with flames visible and apparently nobody home. First arriving fire units found the [...]

Mt. Penn Fire Company

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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.
June1616Prior Year (2022) Stats
June - 50 | 50
34 less call(s) this year.
Working Fires13

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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