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VIGILANT HOSE COMPANY

Home of the National Fire Academy

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Frederick County's Original Weekly Game of Chance

Six of Hearts Jackpot

October 26th 2020 - $8,300

 

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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 For Sale: 1995 Chevrolet Suburban

President Tom Ward, October 07

The Vigilant Hose Company (VHC) is currently soliciting bids to sell our 1995 Chevrolet Suburban, formally owned by the Emmitsburg Volunteer Ambulance Company.

The unit currently has 90,000 miles. Unit is sold as is, all radio equipment and other VHC separately owned items will be removed. Plow blade included. Those interested in submitting a bid or a request to schedule a time to view the unit ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2021 Sportsman's Calendars on Sale Now

President Tom Ward, September 08

The Vigilant Hose Company in partnership with the Brunswick Volunteer Fire Department are pleased to announce the sale of our 2021 Sportsman's Calendars.

For a $50 donation the calendars provide two chances to win a firearm or cash prize daily, each day of the year. All numbers coincide with the evening Maryland pick four lottery number. The twelve days of Christmas are a $1,000 cash prize daily. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Summer Raffle Winners

President Tom Ward, August 12

Thank You to all of VHC's amazing supporters in making our Summer Raffle an incredible success. Below you will find the listing of winners for the drawing:

1. YETI Roadie 24 Hard Cooler- White
• Ticket Number: 1653
• Name: Melanie Colson

2. $50
• Ticket Number: 0689
• Name: Steve and Linda Lingg

3. YETI Rambler 12oz Colster- Pacific Blue
• Ticket Number: 0187
• Name: Jean Lavage

4. $100
• Ticket ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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