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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 New Engine Progress Report

Secretary Tom Ward, January 18

Vigilant Hose Company's new engine is rapidly moving along in it's production at Pierce Apparatus in Appleton, WI.

This week the cab made it's way thru the paint process as the body began production in the fabrication shop. The Pierce Enforcer pumper will be delivered to the Mason-Dixon Line in early Spring 2019. The engine was funded by the generous support of the people of the Emmitsburg Community ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Smoker Six Coming to Life

Secretary Tom Ward, January 18

During the Fall of 2018 the VHC Fundraising Committee came forward to the VHC Membership and began discussions to upgrade or possibly replace our smokers and grills that we use for numerous fundraising events during the Spring and Summer months.

For years the fundraising committee with the help of friends of the VHC kept our collection of smokers as functional as possible to execute our events. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Progress of the new smoker unit
Progress of the new smoker unit

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Vice President David Stonesifer, January 10

Happy New Year's from the Vigilant Hose Company (VHC). Each year people make New Year's resolutions. Make one of your resolutions to be a hero and save a life. How you ask, blood is the most precious gift that anyone can give to another person-the gift of life. A decision to donate your blood can save a life, or even several if your blood is separated into its components-red cells, platelets and plasma-which ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Move Over Law Highlighted in OpEd

Secretary Tom Ward, January 07

The men and women of the Vigilant Hose Company (VHC) were so pleased to see the following
appear in the on the Op-Ed page in the neighboring Carroll County newspaper that we felt it
needed to also be shared with all in our community, too. VHC’s First Responders routinely work
our colleagues in Carroll County and know that they were also pleased to see this important
reminder published at the start ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption VHC New Year's Eve BINGO

Assistant Secretary Tom Ward, December 31

Fall may just have started but the VHC Volunteers are gearing up and getting ready for our popular New Year's Eve BINGO!

Doors open at 5PM on December 31st and games begin at 8PM. Tickets are only $50 for 50 games including four (4) $1,000 JACKPOTS! Tickets include a dinner platter. Tickets purchased after December 14th will be $60 (no checks after 12/14). See additional information in attached ... (Full Story & Photos)

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