Vigilant Hose Company

Community Events

09/21/2019
VHC Fall Bingo Bash

10/04/2019 - 10/06/2019
National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

10/12/2019
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2019 Fire and EMS Incidents
FIRE EMS
Jan 43 92
Feb 27 78
Mar 27 80
Apr 34 87
May
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Aug 32 88
Sep
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Total 163 425

2018 Fire and EMS Incidents
FIRE 423 EMS 1182

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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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2020 Sportsman's Calendars on Sale Now

Secretary Tom Ward, September 10

VHC is excited to announce that the 2020 Sportsman's Calendars are now available for purchase. This year long drawing is held in conjunction with the Brunswick Volunteer Fire Department (BVFD) and offers you the chance to win a firearm or cash every day of the year for only a $50 donation.

Each calendar has two, four digit, numbers associated that correspond with the Maryland Pick Four (evening) ... (Full Story & Photos)

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FNP Best of the Best
FNP Best of the Best

VHC Nominated for Frederick's Best BINGO

Secretary Tom Ward, August 02

Vigilant Hose Company was thrilled to learn of our nomination for being one of the "Best BINGO's" in Frederick County by The Frederick News Post. Nominations were received during July by the public and VHC made the list. Voting for this round is open thru August 7th.

VHC hosts BINGO every Wednesday afternoon at 1PM and Friday evenings starting at 6:50pm. Numerous games are played with varying ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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