Vigilant Hose Company

Community Events

There are currently no events

2020 Fire and EMS Incidents
FIRE EMS
JAN 38 82
FEB 24 69
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

2019 Fire and EMS Incidents
FIRE 387 EMS 979

2018 Fire and EMS Incidents
FIRE 423 EMS 1182

Web Counters
Website Visitors
Since
June 7, 2013
731,949
Visitors Today
Jun 03, 2020
168

WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF THE


 

VIGILANT HOSE COMPANY

Home of the National Fire Academy

HeartSix of Hearts DrawingHeart

Frederick County's Original Weekly Game of Chance

Six of Hearts Jackpot

June 8th 2020 - $13,700

 

 

REGULAR BINGO events are cancelled until further notice in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Keep an eye out to our Facebook page for updates. 

VHC will be hosting a Parking Lot BINGO on Friday, June 5th with games begining at 6PM, parking lot will open at 3PM sharp.  This will follow the Wednesday afternoon format. VHC will evaluate the event afterwards and determine hosting similar parking lot events. Limited space is available on a first come, first serve basis.  See our facebook page for specific information.   

 

 

 

 

 


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.

  


2019 SPRING FLING WINNERS

 

GUN CALENDAR WINNERS FOR 2020 CLICK BELOW

GUN CALENDAR WINNERS BY MONTH

 

Divider
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)

June 1st jackpot!
June 1st jackpot!

Divider
No Caption 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)

Divider
Spring Fling Update

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)

No Caption
Divider
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)

Divider
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)

No Caption
Divider

Website Designed and Hosted By: Content Proudly Maintained By: Contact Info:
Firehouse Solutions
www.FirehouseSolutions.com
Vigilant Hose Company Inc.
25 W. Main Street
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
Emergency Dial 911
Non-Emergency: 301-447-2728
Station Fax: 301-447-1724
E-mail: info@vhc6.com
Copyright © 2020 Firehouse Solutions (A Service of Technology Reflections, Inc.)