Vigilant Hose Company

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2022 Fire & EMS Incidents
FIRE 455 EMS 1271

2021 Fire & EMS Incidents
FIRE 403 EMS 1115

2020 Fire and EMS Incidents
FIRE 437 EMS 900

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

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Frederick County's Original Weekly Game of Chance

Six of Hearts Jackpot

January 30th, 2023 - $13,000

Six of Hearts tickets are only available from the station.  Doors are open daily 6AM - 8PM, please access only from the front of the fire station.  You are welcome to bring additional blank tickets back home or to your place of business to sell to friends and family for easy drop off!  

 


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.

  


 

2023 Gun Calendar Online Store

GUN CALENDAR WINNERS FOR 2022 CLICK BELOW

GUN WINNERS

 

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.  

 

Spring Fling 2022 Winners

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VHC Auxiliary President Patty Kuykendall presents a donation of a new duty vehicle and a donation of $10,000 from the Auxiliary to the fire department.  (L-R; President Tom Ward, Chief Josh Brotherton, VHC Auxiliary President Patty Kuykendall, Past Chief Chad Umbel)
VHC Auxiliary President Patty Kuykendall presents a donation of a new duty vehicle and a donation of $10,000 from the Auxiliary to the fire department. (L-R; President Tom Ward, Chief Josh Brotherton, VHC Auxiliary President Patty Kuykendall, Past Chief Chad Umbel)

VHC Celebrates 139th Banquet & Awards Program

President Tom Ward, January 07

On Saturday, January 7th, 2023, members of the Vigilant Hose Company gathered for our 139th annual Banquet & Awards Program at the VHC Activities Building. Attendees gathered for a social hour with entertainment from member and DJ 'Brian Mo', and a meal that was catered by The Carriage House Inn of Emmitsburg. Past President and Board of Director Tim Clarke served as an emcee for the event.

Greetings ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Emmitsburg Six of Hearts Climbs to $475,000

President Tom Ward, August 15

Emmitsburg, MD: The Vigilant Hose Company is ecstatic to announce that the popular Six of Hearts raffle has reached a jackpot of $475,000! The weekly game of chance is drawn every Monday at 7PM from the Fire Station located at 25. W. Main Street., Emmitsburg.

The Monday, August 22nd 2022 drawing is currently at a jackpot amount of $475,000. Earning your chance at the jackpot is easy. Stop by the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption VHC Six of Hearts Jackpot Climbs to Historic $360,000

President Tom Ward, August 02

Emmitsburg, MD: The Vigilant Hose Company is excited to announce that the popular Six of Hearts raffle has reached a jackpot of $360,000, the largest jackpot ever! The weekly game of chance is drawn every Monday at 7PM from the Fire Station located at 25. W. Main Street., Emmitsburg.

The Monday, August 8th 2022 drawing is currently at a jackpot amount of $360,000. Earning your chance at the jackpot ... (Full Story & Photos)

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VHC Six of Hearts Jackpot Reaches $270,000

President Tom Ward, July 20

Emmitsburg, MD: The Vigilant Hose Company is excited to announce that the popular Six of Hearts raffle has reached a jackpot of $270,000, our largest jackpot ever! The weekly game of chance is drawn every Monday at 7PM from the Fire Station located at 25. W. Main Street., Emmitsburg.

The Monday, July 25th 2022 drawing is currently at a jackpot amount of $270,000. Earning your chance at the jackpot ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 2022 Sportsman's Calendars Sold Out

President Tom Ward, December 22

With the incredible support of our members, local businesses and friends the Vigilant Hose Company is excited to announce that our 2022 Sportsman's Calendars are SOLD OUT.

We are grateful for all those who continue to support our organization during these crazy economic times. Your support allows us to continue our mission of service to Emmitsburg and surrounding communities. Too all our sellers ... (Full Story & Photos)

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