Vigilant Hose Company

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11/30/2019
Holiday Craft & Vendor Show

12/31/2019
New Year's Eve BINGO


2019 Fire and EMS Incidents
FIRE EMS
Jan 43 92
Feb 27 78
Mar 27 80
Apr 34 87
May 42 84
Jun 34 78
Jul 34 83
Aug 32 88
Sep 27 63
Oct
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Total 300 733

2018 Fire and EMS Incidents
FIRE 423 EMS 1182

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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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No Caption VHC Makes Rapid Stop on Attic Fire

Secretary Tom Ward, November 03

On Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 VHC and surrounding mutual aid companies were alerted to Box 6-09 for a reported house fire in the 11200blk of Simmons Road east of Emmitsburg.

During response crews were alerted by FCECC that the homeowner was reporting smoke in the attic area of the home. First arriving A69 found nothing evident from a single family residence. E61 arrived shortly after and dropped ... (Full Story & Photos)

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VHC Participates in Rural Water Supply Drill

Secretary Tom Ward, October 19

On Saturday, October 19th members of the Vigilant Hose Company along with other Battalion V (the Northern Frederick County Companies) along with other Frederick, Adams and Franklin County PA organizations participated in a rural water supply farm that was held at the Catoctin Mountain Orchards.


This training opportunity allowed VHC and allied mutual aide partners to get a solid day's training ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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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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No Caption 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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