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VIGILANT HOSE COMPANY

Home of the National Fire Academy

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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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Six of Hearts Jackpots Hits $65,000

Assistant Secretary Tom Ward, September 11

Vigilant Hose Company's highly popular Six of Hearts Jackpot has hit the $65,000 mark making it the largest jackpot in the fundraisers tenure.

The weekly drawing has been drawing in crowds of neighbors, supporters, tourists and firefighters from around the nation to get their chance at the big jackpot. The drawing is held every Monday at 7PM and only costs $5 per ticket. Tickets can be purchased ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 2019 Sportsman's Calendars on Sale Now

Assistant Secretary Tom Ward, September 10

The Vigilant Hose Company (VHC) in conjunction with the Brunswick Fire Department (BFD) are once again teaming up for a joint fundraising effort. The 2019 Sportsman's Calendars are now on sale for $50 and are already starting to go quick.

These ever-popular calendars offer a buyer 365 chances to win a listed firearm or cash daily. Each calendar contains two 4-digit numbers that if drawn during ... (Full Story & Photos)

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VHC Bids Farewell to Frederick County 911 Director

Assistant Secretary Tom Ward, August 26

On Sunday, August 26th the Vigilant Hose Company was honored to host the retirement luncheon for John Woelfel, Director of Frederick County Emergency Communications and longtime friend of the VHC. Many members of the VHC and Frederick County Public Safety Community were in attendance.

Woelfel, a lifelong Public Safety servant began his service as a Volunteer Firefighter for Guardian Hose Company ... (Full Story & Photos)

"Chief 400" receives his helmet shield
"Chief 400" receives his helmet shield

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No Caption Six of Hearts Jackpot Climbs to $43,000

Assistant Secretary Tom Ward, August 21

The popular VHC Fundraiser "Six of Hearts" has entered it's 33rd week without a jackpot winner!

The weekly chance drawing has been the talk of the Mason-Dixon with the cash prize increasing more and more each week. Each week without the "Six of Hearts" being revealed means the grand prize grows for the following week. The August 27th drawing is currently estimated at $43,000

Anyone in the community ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Pumper For Sale

Vice President David Stonesifer, August 20

The Vigilant Hose Company of Emmitsburg, Maryland, is currently seeking prospective buyers for the sale of Engine 63, a 1989 Pierce Lance Pumper. Sealed Offers can be mailed to Vigilant Hose Company - P.O. Box 171, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727.
Interested parties can contact Fire Chief Chad Umbel at 240-674-0154 for further information.

Engine 63 is still currently in service.
Engine description ... (Full Story & Photos)

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