Rozzi to celebrate Mt. Penn Fire Co.’s new utility truck at press event

READING, Sept. 13 – State Rep. Mark Rozzi will join the members of Mt. Penn Fire Co. for a news conference recognizing their new utility truck at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 21.

The news conference will take place at Mt. Penn Fire Co., 2711 Grant St. in Reading. Media coverage is invited. If you plan to cover the event, please RSVP by emailing Chad Schlanger at

The purchase of the Ford F350 utility truck was made possible thanks to a $60,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. Rozzi played an instrumental role in securing the funding by connecting Mt. Penn with the necessary state resources and programs.

“Navigating grant programs can be a daunting and confusing process, so I was happy to bring home these state dollars benefiting our community’s first responders,” Rozzi said. “This new F350 is a major upgrade from the company’s old truck and will be an asset to the company for the next several years.”

The new truck bought with the grant replaced the company’s 20-year-old truck and is expected to be in service by the early fall.

Anyone with questions should call Rozzi’s office at 610-921-8921.