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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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Assistant Secretary Tom Ward, October 26

The VHC will host our fall Golf Tournament on Friday, October 26, 2018.

An 8:30am shotgun start, scramble format limited to 36 teams.

The Mountain View Golf Course of Fairfield, PA will again be our host for this event. Sandwiches provided on the golf course; dinner to follow the tournament.

See attached flyer for further information. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fall Wing Feed

Assistant Secretary Tom Ward, October 13

The Vigilant Hose Company will host our Fall Wing Feed with DJ on Saturday, October 13th.

Doors open at 5:30PM, Food is served 6:00-9:00, Last Call 9:45.

AYCE Wings, Hot Dogs, Fries, Snacks, Can Beer, Soda and Water. NO CARRYOUTS. Only $15

VHC Activities Building
17701 Creamery Rd.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727

For Tickets contact Alex at 301-514-8245... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Six of Hearts Jackpots Hits $65,000

Assistant Secretary Tom Ward, September 11

Vigilant Hose Company's highly popular Six of Hearts Jackpot has hit the $65,000 mark making it the largest jackpot in the fundraisers tenure.

The weekly drawing has been drawing in crowds of neighbors, supporters, tourists and firefighters from around the nation to get their chance at the big jackpot. The drawing is held every Monday at 7PM and only costs $5 per ticket. Tickets can be purchased ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2019 Sportsman's Calendars on Sale Now

Assistant Secretary Tom Ward, September 10

The Vigilant Hose Company (VHC) in conjunction with the Brunswick Fire Department (BFD) are once again teaming up for a joint fundraising effort. The 2019 Sportsman's Calendars are now on sale for $50 and are already starting to go quick.

These ever-popular calendars offer a buyer 365 chances to win a listed firearm or cash daily. Each calendar contains two 4-digit numbers that if drawn during ... (Full Story & Photos)

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"Chief 400" receives his helmet shield
"Chief 400" receives his helmet shield

VHC Bids Farewell to Frederick County 911 Director

Assistant Secretary Tom Ward, August 26

On Sunday, August 26th the Vigilant Hose Company was honored to host the retirement luncheon for John Woelfel, Director of Frederick County Emergency Communications and longtime friend of the VHC. Many members of the VHC and Frederick County Public Safety Community were in attendance.

Woelfel, a lifelong Public Safety servant began his service as a Volunteer Firefighter for Guardian Hose Company ... (Full Story & Photos)

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