Vigilant Hose Company

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11/24/2018
Holiday Craft & Vendor Show

12/31/2018
New Year's Eve BINGO


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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 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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VHC Begins Toys for Tots Campagin

Assistant Secretary Tom Ward, December 21

The Vigilant Hose Company is once again proud to be partnering with the Toy for Tots Campaign!

As we begin to enter the Holiday Season we encourage our supporters and the general public to consider those in need this holiday season. We are an official collection site for the Toys for Tots Campaign. Toys can be dropped off at either the Fire Station on West Main Street or the VHC Activities Building ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Assistant Secretary Tom Ward, November 24

The Vigilant Hose Company Auxiliary will be hosting a Holiday Craft and Vendor show at the Vigilant Hose Company Activities Building on Saturday, November 24th from 9AM - 4PM.

Numerous crafters and vendors will be on site to help you get a head start on all your holiday shopping needs.

Vendors include: Young Living Essential Oils, Tastefully Simple, Thirty-One, Mary Kay, Pink Zebra, Scentsy, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2019 Subscription Club Membership For Ambulance Transports

Vice President David Stonesifer, November 03

Frederick County offers a Subscription Club Program to all Frederick County Residents that are transported by a Frederick County unit. Our Subscription Club Program helps the citizens of Frederick County by assisting with out-of-pocket expenses for medically necessary ambulance transports.

The Division of Fire and Rescue Services mailed out subscription club forms to all Frederick County Residents. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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A69's view on arrival.  Photo credit FF Z. Kline
A69's view on arrival. Photo credit FF Z. Kline

VHC Goes To Work North of the Border

Assistant Secretary Tom Ward, October 10

On the afternoon of October 10th, around 1435hrs A69 was returning from a medical call in town and were on RT15S nearing the Mason-Dixon Line when crews observed heavy smoke from a wooded area bordering the highway. Crews from A69 began to traverse Emmitsburg Road (Business 15) in Adams County before eventually finding a fully involved Barn Fire in the 100blk of Shorbs Mill Rd.

A69 (DFRS Kline) ... (Full Story & Photos)

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