Vigilant Hose Company

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Vigilant Hose Company Holds Annual Member and Community Appreciation Banquet

Member Tim Clarke, January 13

On Saturday, January 3, 2015, the Vigilant Hose Company held its annual member and community appreciation Banquet at Mother Seton School. The well attended event was catered by Reds Tavern, a local eatery that provides financial support to our company, who provided a wonderful pre-event dinner.

The highlights of the evening included the introduction of the award recipients to include member of the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Easter Seafood Bonanza April 2 & 3, 2015

Member Tim Clarke, April 04

The Vigilant Hose Company will be having their Annual Seafood Bonanza in conjunction with Easter Week on Thursday and Good Friday, April 2 & 3, 2015 at the firehall from 11am to 6pm each day.

This is an event the entire community looks forward to and attracts patrons from Pennsylvania and Maryland. Please come and enjoy some excellant seafood and fellowship. If you can not join us at the station, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chapel Bell Tower Damage
Chapel Bell Tower Damage

Lightning Strike Ignites Mount Saint Mary's University Chapel Bell Tower

Member Tim Clarke, July 20

On Friday, July 19, 2013, at approximately 8:42 pm, the Vigilant Hose Company was alerted for a reported structure fire at Mount Saint Mary's University in the area of the Chapel on the Terrace for smoke coming from the roof area. The alert came approximately 30 minutes after an intense lightning storm rolled through the area.

The first arriving units reported smoke coming from the Bell Tower ... (Full Story & Photos)

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MEMORIAL CELEBRATIONS HONORING "JEF" FITZGERALD

Member Tim Clarke, June 18

MEMORIAL CELEBRATIONS HONORING "JEF" FITZGERALD


On June 2, 2013 and June 16, 2013, Members of the Vigilant Hose Company along with Bev Fitzgerald and family attended memorial services recognizing deceased member "Jef" Fitzgerald for his many years of service to the Vigilant Hose Company and the many contributions made to the betterment of the fire service as a whole.

We lost "Jef" on January ... (Full Story & Photos)

"JEF'S" NAME ON THE WALL
"JEF'S" NAME ON THE WALL

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About the VHC

Member Tim Clarke, June 04

- ABOUT THE VIGILANT HOSE COMPANY…

The origins of public fire protection in Emmitsburg date back to the beginnings of the community in the late 1700's when every able-bodied male was expected to be part of what was a rather primitive and loosely organized group of firefighters using buckets.

Today, the VHC serves an area of some 100 square miles in a five county / two state region and is ... (Full Story & Photos)

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