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2020 Fire and EMS Incidents
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Frederick County's Original Weekly Game of Chance

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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 Summer Raffle Fires Off

President Tom Ward, June 09

The men and women of the Vigilant Hose Company & Auxiliary are excited for our newest fundraiser event, our 2020 Summer Raffle.

For only $10 per ticket you have a chance at one of 40 prizes including the top prize of $1,000. VHC will be giving away 20 Yeti prizes, 15 cash prizes and four gift cards to Emmitsburg area restaurants.

Tickets will become available Wednesday, June 10th. With the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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June 1st jackpot!
June 1st jackpot!

Six of Hearts Returns

President Tom Ward, May 20

Six of Hearts is back! Frederick County's Fire Service Original Weekly Game of Chance returns to Emmitsburg.

We will resume the weekly drawing on Monday, June 1st at 7PM. If you played into the game the week we stopped your tickets are still valid. Some enhanced guidelines as you play:

◾️Visitors may only enter from the front of the station. The museum door (7am-8pm) or anytime the bay doors are ... (Full Story & Photos)

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VHC Volunteers Place Quick Stop on House Fire

President Tom Ward, May 02

On May 2nd, shortly after 1630hrs Vigilant Hose Company units, along with numerous mutual aid companies were alerted for Box Alarm 6-1 for a reported House Fire in the 200blk of DePaul Street in Emmitsburg.

First arriving Engine 61 found a two story single family home with smoke showing from the alpha side of the structure. C6-2 (AC Brotherton) established the DePaul Street Command and requested ... (Full Story & Photos)

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President Tom Ward, March 31

Friends and Neighbors,

We hope that you are staying well and abiding to direction from federal, state and local leaders and staying at home. The Vigilant Hose Company Spring Fling Committee has made the difficult decision to CANCEL SPRING FLING 2020, which was scheduled for Saturday, May 16th 2020. While this is a difficult decision to make, the committee knows that it's the right one to make. Spring ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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