Mt. Penn Fire Company

Posts tagged Vehicle fire

Alsace Crash

Alsace Crash
On November 27 just before 4p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Laureldale (Co13) and Muhlenberg (Co66) to the area of 2929 Pricetown Rd. for a vehicle fire. Berks Radio then advised this was a crash with fire, vehicle into the woods based on additional calls. Chief 13 (Feltenberger) reported a working fire with vehicle into woods on h [...]

Hazy, Hot & Fire

Hazy, Hot & Fire
Just before 12:30p.m. on August 6 Mt. Penn was dispatched with Lower Alsace(Co4) to 21st St. & Perkiomen Ave for a vehicle fire involving a trash truck.  On arrival Dep 1-1 (Eisenhard) confirmed a trash truck that had dumped its cargo on the street which was actively burning.  E1 pulled 2 lines and was supplied by E4 to kno [...]

Welcome 2019!

Welcome 2019!
All of us at the Mt. Penn Fire Company would like to wish you a safe and Happy New Year!  Let’s stay safe in 2019. We finished 2018 with 553 calls that covered everything from fires, vehicle crashes, rescues, fire alarms, assisting other departments and assisting the police and public works.  This year marked the most [...]

Springtime is not always sweet

Springtime is not always sweet
May 8th proved to be a beautiful but busy day at Mt. Penn. Just before 6a.m. the Ladder was dispatched to assist Amity (Co’s 49 & 6) with a reported structure fire at 551 Old Swede Rd.  Units were held at station and then recalled when it was again found out that the venting from the stack was just was normal operating conditions at [...]

Tuesday is Variety Day continues̷...

Tuesday is Variety Day continues…..Part III
For the third Tuesday in a row the streak continues…. Just after 5 p.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched for the QRS run to the 2600 block of Perkiomen Ave. for an older male with breathing problems.  The crew obtained vital signs and administered oxygen to assist with breathing until EMS arrived.  They then helped get him to the ambulance from [...]

Mt. Penn vehicle fire

Mt. Penn vehicle fire
Things have slowed down a bit this month but just after 3p.m. on December 23rd Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Lower Alsace (Co4) for a reported vehicle fire at 103 N. 23rd St. in the borough.  On the arrival of Lt. 1 (Lombardo) he confirmed a well involved engine compartment fire.  When E1 arrived they pulled the front bumper line and wer [...]

Friday night heat

Friday night heat
On July 21 the day was concluded with Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace (Co4) being dispatched for a reported vehicle fire at 250 Endlich Ave.  Lt. 1 (Lombardo) arrived and reported a working engine compartment fire.  One line with a Navy nozzle was pulled from E1 to extinguish the fire which was held to the engine compartment.  As a side note, for t [...]


  Well, 2016 has finally come to an end!  It’s been quite a ride and hopefully everybody can look back, take a deep breath and move ahead to 2017. It’s also been quite a year for the volunteers at Mt. Penn.  We answered a new record high of calls this past year although the number of “working fires” was down.  In [...]

Vehicle fire in Mt. Penn

Vehicle fire in Mt. Penn
On August 8, 2016 at 9:30p.m. Mt. Penn and Lower Alsace (Co4) were dispatched to 2311 Grant St. for a reported vehicle fire.  Deputy 1 (Wertz) arrived first and confirmed a working fire on Beech St. about 4 feet from the Mt. Penn Elementary School and had the call upgraded to a structure assignment which brought the rest of companies 1 & [...]

Early morning vehicle fire

Early morning vehicle fire
On October 17 shortly after 1:30a.m. Mt. Penn was dispatched along with Lower Alsace (Co 4) to the 600 block of S. 20th St. in the boro for a reported vehicle fire.  As crews were responding dispatch advised that the police were on location with a well involved vehicle which Deputy 1 (Wertz) confirmed upon his arrival.  The crew from Engine [...]

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Department Activity

Summary of department activity
January51Prior Year (2020) Stats
January - 39
12 more call(s) this year.
February48Prior Year (2020) Stats
February - 45
3 more call(s) this year.
March56Prior Year (2020) Stats
March - 32
24 more call(s) this year.
April53Prior Year (2020) Stats
April - 56
3 less call(s) this year.
Working Fires9

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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.