Vigilant Hose Company #1
20 Walnut Bottom Road
Shippensburg, Pa. 17257
717-532-2345

Monthly Calls
 Jan
44
 Feb
60
 Mar
44
 Apr
43
 May
46
 Jun
27
 Jul
37
 Aug
43
 Sep
31
 Oct
35
 Nov
54
 Dec
 Total
464

Calls By Year
2013
482
2012
441
2011
515
2010
663
2009
582

Upcoming Events
VHC Spring Gun Drawing at the SFAC March 23, 2015. Tickets Available Soon

SPORTSMAN DRAWING with the VHC, Saturday May 23, 2015 at the Shippensburg Twp Park on Britton Rd Tickets Available Soon

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


Truck on it's Side in the Median

 

 
Fri, Dec 19th, 2014 9:41:00 am - The Vigilants responded Friday morning to a truck on it's side in the median on Interstate 81 northbound just north of Exit 29. Fire Police assisted until the scene was cleared. ...Continued
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Building Fire in Upper Mifflin Twp

 

 
Sun, Nov 23rd, 2014 1:02:00 pm - Tanker 52 responded to a shed fire on Mountain Road, Upper Mifflin Township Sunday Afternoon. Engine 152 transferred to Newburg's Station for stand by. And ran a medical assist while there. ...Continued
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Possible Basement Fire on N. Earl

 
Sun, Nov 23rd, 2014 7:50:00 am - The Bunkroom crew was alerted this morning for a possible basement fire on North Earl Street. After repacking 900 feet of 5" the Company was back in service within 40 minutes ...Continued
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Building Fire; Ritner Hwy at Brown Rd

 

 
Sat, Nov 22nd, 2014 8:35:00 am - The Vigilants emptied the station this morning for a building fire on Ritner Highway at Brown Road. Also assisting on the scene were Companies 47, 49, 51, 53, and 54. EMS 73. Thanks to UFFC Company 48 for sitting on stand-by for us.  ...Continued
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A Busy Day Including 2 Fly Outs

 

 
Tue, Nov 11th, 2014 4:55:00 pm - Busy day for the Engine Company today. Engine 252 took in a serious motorcycle accident on Walnut Bottom road in the area of JLG resulting in one patient being flown. The brush truck handled a mulch fire on Hollar Ave in the borough shortly after. ...Continued
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SFD Participates in the Veteran's Day Parade

 
Sun, Nov 9th, 2014 2:00:00 pm - The Shippensburg Fire Department participated in the Veteran's Day Parade on Sunday Afternoon. ...Continued
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MVA East King Street at Walters Avenue

 

 
Sat, Nov 8th, 2014 2:29:00 pm - Dispatched for an auto accident on East King Street on Saturday afternoon. Engine 252 crew assisted with patient care and debris removal. ...Continued
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SFD Reminds Residents about Carbon Monoxide Alarm Recommendations

 
Mon, Nov 3rd, 2014 8:30:00 pm - Are carbon monoxide (CO) alarms installed and maintained in your home? If not, then you and everyone in your household could be at risk of CO poisoning. Carbon monoxide alarms inside your home provide an early warning of the presence of deadly carbon monoxide gas. ...Continued
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Barn Fire in Franklin County

 

 
Mon, Nov 3rd, 2014 2:54:00 am - Early this morning the Tanker made a mutual aid run to Gibbs Road in Peters Township to assist on a barn fire. The tanker hauled 3 loads (9000 gallons) and the crew got to fight some fire ...Continued
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Mod D Live Burn

 

 
Sun, Nov 2nd, 2014 12:00:00 pm - The Vigilant Hose Company welcomes our latest Interior Firefighters, Dave Taufalele, Keith Russell and Alex Miscannon. All three completed their Mod D classes today with a live burn at the Franklin County Public Safety Center in Chambersburg. Engine 152 was there supplying the attack lines ...Continued
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