Mt. Penn Fire Company

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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 [...]

Water, water everywhere

Water, water everywhere
On July 9th our area experienced severe and prolonged rain starting in the early afternoon and continuing until evening which quickly caused Antietam Creek to overflow which appears to be the root cause of most of the problems that arose in the Antietam area. During this storm Mt. Penn, along with Exeter(Co25), Lower Alsace(Co4) and several [...]

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 [...]

Ruscombmanor Structure Fire

Ruscombmanor Structure Fire
On February 11 shortly after 7:30p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company for a 2nd alarm structure fire with entrapment at 73 Dreamland Park Dr. in Ruscombmanor Twp. The first arriving units had a well involved residence with fire showing and quickly struck a second alarm. A long hose lay was needed to supply water from the tanker [...]

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 [...]

Arrival of new Utility 1

Arrival of new Utility 1
Early on June 21st the Mt. Penn Fire Company took delivery of the new Utility 1 from the New Holland Auto Group. It is a Ford F350 4 door with a full length bed and heavy duty slide out tray, ARE truck cap and a 5 man cab. We have some brainstorming to do about equipment mounting and placement in the coming weeks as well as having the truc [...]

Structure fire in Maidencreek

Structure fire in Maidencreek
On June 1 just after 4a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company to assist Blandon(Co12) and several others on a reported structure fire in the 200 block of E. Wesner Rd. First arriving units reported a working fire with fire through the roof of this single story house. Command stood down the RIT and used the additional personnel for [...]

Maidencreek Structure Fire

Maidencreek Structure Fire
On March 27 just before 3:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched as the RIT company to assist Blandon(Co12) and surrounding companies on a reported structure fire in the 100 block of Sandhurst Blvd. First arriving units found a house with a well involved fire in the roof area. Several lines were pulled and a master stream from Tower 45(Fleetwood) [...]

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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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