Vigilant Hose Company

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06/10/2017
Spring Fling


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2017 SPRING FLING

Member Tim Clarke, February 22

THE 2017 SPRING FLING IS BEING HELD ON JUNE 10, 2017, ON THE EAST CAMPUS OF MOUNT SAINT MARY'S UNIVERSITY(BEHIND KNOTT ARENA.) DOORS OPEN AT 1030 AM AND PRIZE DRAWINGS BEGIN AT 12 NOON AND CONTINUE EVERY 5 MINUTES UP TO THE FINAL DRAWING AT 6PM. TICKETS ARE $30 EACH AND THAT PRICE GETS YOU THREE RANDOM NUMBERS IN THE DRAWING, FOOD AND DRINKS ALL DAY LONG, AND ENTERTAINMENT. THIS YEAR OUR FEATURE ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vigilant Hose Company conducts a community fire safety blitz with assistance from American Red Cross and Community Partners

Member Wayne Powell, December 12

Home Fire Safety Visits / Smoke Alarm Checks follow in aftermath of 2 fires here

The community of greater Emmitsburg was rocked by 2 significant multi-family residential fires in less than a week’s time in early December. News of these events went nationwide in a matter of minutes. But, it’s not the fires themselves about which we wish to speak rather it’s the Red Cross support both during and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE (EMS) DELIVERY UPDATE FOR THE EMMITSBURG COMMUNITY

Member Tim Clarke, May 05

The Vigilant Hose Company (VHC) wants you, the citizens of the Emmitsburg area and northern Frederick County to have a better understanding of what is about to happen with the Emergency Medical Service in Emmitsburg. For years we have been sitting on the sidelines observing how different county entities have dealt with the difficulties associated with EMS delivery to the Emmitsburg citizens and all ... (Full Story)


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Chapel Bell Tower Damage
Chapel Bell Tower Damage

Lightning Strike Ignites Mount Saint Mary's University Chapel Bell Tower

Member Tim Clarke, July 20

On Friday, July 19, 2013, at approximately 8:42 pm, the Vigilant Hose Company was alerted for a reported structure fire at Mount Saint Mary's University in the area of the Chapel on the Terrace for smoke coming from the roof area. The alert came approximately 30 minutes after an intense lightning storm rolled through the area.

The first arriving units reported smoke coming from the Bell Tower ... (Full Story & Photos)

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About the VHC

Member Tim Clarke, June 04

- ABOUT THE VIGILANT HOSE COMPANY…

The origins of public fire protection in Emmitsburg date back to the beginnings of the community in the late 1700's when every able-bodied male was expected to be part of what was a rather primitive and loosely organized group of firefighters using buckets.

Today, the VHC serves an area of some 100 square miles in a five county / two state region and is ... (Full Story & Photos)

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