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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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New Engine Update #5

Secretary Tom Ward, February 12

VHC's new Pierce Enforcer Engine continues to grow in production.

This week the cab was mounted to the chassis as the body continued the paint process as it begins preparation to be mounted to the chassis. Continue to follow us on Facebook (Vigilant Hose Company) for updates! ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption VHC Blood Drive

Vice President David Stonesifer, February 12

On Thursday, April 11, 2019 between the hours of 2:30 pm to 8:00 pm the Vigilant Hose Company (VHC) and American Red Cross will host a Blood Drive at the VHC Activities Building 17701 Creamery Rd, Emmitsburg MD.

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 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Engine Update #4

Secretary Tom Ward, February 02

Vigilant Hose Company's (VHC) new Pierce Enforcer Pumper is rapidly coming to life in Appleton, WI.

This past week the cab was moving thru the cab assembly line where the interior began to come together. Emergency lighting was mounted and seating was installed. The chassis was on the line for drivetrain work while the body was in the paint process. In the addition the pump module began assembly. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photos courtesy of Atlantic Emergency Solutions
Photos courtesy of Atlantic Emergency Solutions

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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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