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VIGILANT HOSE COMPANY

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The support of the Greater Emmitsburg community and the entire national fire service has kept the Vigilant Hose Company strong since our founding in 1884.  We are proud to have volunteer purchased and owned apparatus, protective clothing and all the tools and equipment to serve you.  We are the principal Fire/Rescue service for the thousands of visitors and students to the National Fire Academy, Emergency Management Institute and the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial.  We are the proud home to Mount St. Mary's University and Seminary and the National Shrine Grotto Lady of Lourdes.  Please consider supporting our mission by donating to the Vigilant Hose Company.

  


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VHC Bids Farwell to Division of Fire & Rescue Services FF Drue Jones

Secretary Tom Ward, June 06

On Tuesday, June 4th the Vigilant Hose Company was sadden to learn of the passing of Frederick County DFRS Firefighter and VHC Member Drue Jones.

The entire Frederick County and Franklin (PA) County fire services were touched by the impact that FF Jones had on the fire service. He was a larger than life individual who took his role as a professional public safety servant seriously and had the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Secretary Tom Ward, May 31

VHC will host our Spring Golf Tournament on Friday, May 31, 2019 at the Mountain View Golf Course in Fairfield, PA starting at 8:30AM.

A team of four can golf for $280 and includes sandwiches, snacks, drinks and dinner to follow.

For more information or to register see the attached flyer. We are also seeking sponsors for the event. See the sponsor flyer attached to see how you can help support ... (Full Story & Photos)

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5-Inch Supply Line For Sale

Secretary Tom Ward, May 16

The VHC is selling 5-Inch supply line. 1,000 feet at $1.50 per foot. Includes locking couplings. All hose meets current standards.

For more information contact Chief Chad Umbel, information attached to the flyer.

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E61 Placed Into Service

Secretary Tom Ward, May 07

VHC places 2019 Pierce Enforcer Pumper into Service

Thirty years, to the day, after the 1989 Pierce Lance 'E63' was placed into service the men and women of the Vigilant Hose Company (VHC) were excited to place our 2019 Pierce Enforcer 'E61' pumper into service. About sixty members of the VHC along with community members were on hand for the ceremony. VHC Fire Chief Chad Umbel served as the master ... (Full Story & Photos)

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VHC Attend the 26th Annual Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association and Ladies Auxiliary Volunteer Recognition Ceremony

Vice President David Stonesifer, April 23

On Monday, April 15, members of the Vigilant Hose Company (VHC) attended the 26th Annual Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association and Ladies Auxiliary Volunteer Recognition Ceremony held at the Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company. This award ceremony was established in 1993, to recognize the contributions of volunteer fire and rescue members and departments within Frederick County.
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Bruce L Reeder, Sr Golden Service Award
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