Vigilant Hose Company #1
20 Walnut Bottom Road
Shippensburg, Pa. 17257

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VHC Fall Gun Drawing at the SFAC October 26, 2014. Tickets are Now Available

VHC BINGO Every Friday starting at 7:00 pm. Doors open at 5:00 pm

SESB BINGO Every Monday Starting at 7:00 pm. Doors open at 5:00 pm. Benefits the Shippensburg Emergency Services Building

Congressman Lou Barletta visits The VHC

Fri, Oct 10th, 2014 2:00:00 pm - On Wednesday Octrober 10th US Congressman Lou Barletta visited the Vigilant Hose Company while in Shippensburg. Congressman Barletta represents Pennsylvanias 11th Congressional; District. ...Continued
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Dumpster Fire


Fri, Oct 10th, 2014 5:45:00 am - Early Saturday morning the engine crew handled a dumpster fire at College Park. ...Continued
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Fire Prevention at the Elementary Schools


Thu, Oct 9th, 2014 1:00:00 pm - The Shippensburg Fire Department's Fire Prevention programs hit James Burd and Nancy Grayson Elemantary Schools. ...Continued
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Smoke Investigation at the Thrift Shop


Sat, Oct 4th, 2014 1:30:00 pm - While returning from the LZ Engine 252 responded, along with the rest of the box, to the Thrift Shop on the Square from a smoke investigation inside. ...Continued
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Landing Zone at the SU Practice Field


Sat, Oct 4th, 2014 12:43:00 pm - Engine 2 responded from Lowes Safety Day to set up a landing zone for Life Net 81 at the SU football practice field off of Newburg Road. ...Continued
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Lowes Safety Day 2014


Sat, Oct 4th, 2014 9:00:00 am - Saturday was the annual Lowes Safety Day ...Continued
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Fire Prevention 2014

Fri, Oct 3rd, 2014 9:03:00 am - Shippensburg Fire Department) Reminds Area Residents: Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives!   Working smoke alarms can make a life-saving difference in a fire. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!” Along with firefighters ...Continued
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Two Flyouts

Sun, Sep 21st, 2014 6:05:00 pm - Early Sunday evening Engine 252 established a landing zone across from Beistles on Walnut Bottom Road. And then just after midnight Monday morning they were out to set up for Life Net 81 again along Baltimore Road. ...Continued
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Cramer's Insurance Agency Donation

Wed, Sep 17th, 2014 2:30:00 pm - On Wednesday September 17,2014 members of the Shippensburg Fire Department received a donation of Fire Safety Education supplies from Cramer's Insurance Agency. Their donation provides the community and area students fire safety information and a signifcant cost savings to the department. ...Continued
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Hall of Flame Awards for Chief Holtry and Chief Goodhart


Tue, Sep 16th, 2014 12:03:00 pm - On September 11, 2014 members attend the 87th Annual Cumberland County Firefighters Associations Annual Banquet. Members from SFD were recognized for their years of service to the Shippensburg  Community and to Cumberland County. Chief Edward Goodhart received the Administrator of the Year Award, and Chief Gerald Holtry received ...Continued
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