Vigilant Hose Company

Community Events

03/06/2021
Drive Thru Beef & Oyster Carryout Dinner (Order Online)

03/24/2021
Afternoon Bingo

03/26/2021
Friday Night BINGO

04/01/2021 - 04/02/2021
Seafood Bonanza

06/26/2021
Virtual Spring Fling


2021 Fire & EMS Incidents
FIRE EMS
JAN 38 100
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Total 38 100

2020 Fire and EMS Incidents
FIRE - EMS -

2019 Fire and EMS Incidents
FIRE 387 EMS 979

2018 Fire and EMS Incidents
FIRE 423 EMS 1182

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VIGILANT HOSE COMPANY

Home of the National Fire Academy

 

March 6 Beef & Oyster Order Form

 

 

HeartSix of Hearts DrawingHeart

Frederick County's Original Weekly Game of Chance

Six of Hearts Jackpot

March 8th 2021 - $10,000

Face Masks Required to Enter Fire Station.  Only one person at a time permitted into area to play Six of Hearts Numbers.  Access is only available from the Main Street Museum entrance.  

 

VHC BINGO WILL RESUME WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24TH.  BOTH WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY BINGOS WILL BE HELD.  A LIMITED CROWD SIZE WILL BE ENFORCED.  FACE COVERINGS WILL BE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES UNLESS CONSUMING FOOD OR DRINK.  VHC WILL COMPLY WITH ALL MARYLAND AND FREDERICK COUNTY GUIDELINES AND REQUIREMENTS.  ALL SEATING IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE.  ABSOLUTELY NO SAVING OF SEATS! VHC WILL COMMERCIALLY SANITIZE THE ENTIRE SOCIAL HALL BETWEEN EVENTS TO ENSURE WE REMAIN THE CLEANEST AND SAFEST FACILITY TO ENJOY.

 

For online raffle chances or to purchase gun calendars visit our online store at store.vhc6.com 

 

 


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.

  


 

GUN CALENDAR WINNERS FOR 2021 CLICK BELOW

White Gun Calendar Winners        Blue Gun Calendar Winners

DEMAND WAS SO HIGH FOR CALENDARS THIS YEAR THAT WE SOLD OUT OF THE FIRST BATCH THAT HAD A WHITE BACK PAGE.  WE SOLD A SECOND GROUP OF CALENDARS BECAUSE OF THE DEMAND AND THE BACK PAGE ON THOSE CALENDARS ARE BLUE.  THAT IS WHY YOU HAVE TWO WINNING LISTS EACH MONTH FOR 2021.

Please allow 15 days from the end of each month for winners to be updated.  Letters to winners are sent out by the end of the winning month.  Due to substantial delays with the USPS letters are taking longer than normal to reach mailboxes.  

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VHC Easter Seafood Bonanza Returns

President Tom Ward, April 02

Vigilant Hose Company Volunteers to host annual Seafood Bonanza.

The Vigilant Hose Company (VHC) is pleased to announce the return of our annual Easter Seafood Bonanza. The yearly event was cancelled in 2020 due to operating and gathering restrictions as a result of Covid-19. Our 2021 sale will be held on Thursday, April 1st and Friday, April 2nd from 11AM - 6PM. The event will be held from our ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Board of Director David Zentz, March 06

Vigilant Hose Company will host a drive thru beef and oyster dinner event on Saturday March 6th, 11AM - 5PM at VHC Activities Building, 17701 Creamery Road, Emmitsburg MD 21727.

$25/Dinner includes 8 fried oysters, roast beef, mashed potatoes, green beans, coleslaw and dessert. (additional fried oysters available @ 2.50/ea)

Advance orders are encouraged and must be submitted by February 27th.

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Friday Night Carry Out Fundraiser

President Tom Ward, February 16

Vigilant Hose Company is pleased to offer a simplified take-out offering to our community Friday evening, February 19th from 4PM - 8PM.

Take-Out service will be from the VHC Activities Building, 17701 Creamery Road. Menu offerings will be as followed:

12" Cheese Pizza $7.00
...Toppings: Hamburger, Pepperoni, Mushrooms, Onion $1/each
1/4lb Hamburger $4.00
1/4lb Cheeseburger $4.25
Hot Dogs $2.00
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President Tom Ward, February 16

Vigilant Hose Company's Annual Spring has been Northern Frederick County's unofficial kickoff to Summer for over a decade. With the ongoing Covid-19 concerns, and limitations on gathering sizes, VHC will again be unable to host our in-person Spring Fling this year. However VHC will be giving away one of our largest ever cash prizes in a single day! Our Virtual Spring Fling will be held on Saturday, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Update to BINGO Events

President Tom Ward, November 12

With new guidance and regulations related to the indoor gathering of people, VHC BINGO events are herby suspended until further notice. We stand by our commitment to our mission of promoting a safe and healthy community.

Since VHC has returned to our operations this summer our supporters have been nothing short of amazing. We gained countless new players who comment on how much fun, enjoyable, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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