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

Monthly Calls
 Jan
44
 Feb
60
 Mar
44
 Apr
 May
 Jun
 Jul
 Aug
 Sep
 Oct
 Nov
 Dec
 Total
148

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

Upcoming Events
SPORTSMAN DRAWING with the VHC, Saturday May 24th at the Shippensburg Twp Park on Britton Rd Call for Tickets

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


SFD Recruitment Story 1 of 4

 
Tue, Apr 22nd, 2014 9:19:00 pm - Shippensburg Fire Department Overview of department/need for volunteers  ---Carolyn Seibert-Drager   The three companies that comprise the Shippensburg Fire Department are all volunteer, a fact that is a source of pride for their members.   When the number of volunteers drops off, as it has ...Continued
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Railroad Car Fire in Leesburg

 

 
Tue, Apr 15th, 2014 2:18:00 am - Co 52 and Engine 49 was dispatched to 34 Strohm Road, Southampton Township for railroad cars on fire.   Engine 252 arrived to find smoke coming from the top of two cars to the rear of Lane Enterprises.   Crew from Engine 252 and Engine 152 stretched two ...Continued
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Rollover Auto Accident on Smithdale Road

 

 
Sun, Apr 13th, 2014 11:58:00 pm - Sunday at midnight the VHC was dispatched to Smithdale Road Southampton Cumberland for a rollover accident with possible ejection. Units on scene set up a landing zone for Life Lion. ...Continued
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Brush Fire on Mainsville Road

 
Sat, Apr 12th, 2014 4:23:00 pm - Saturday afternoon the Vigilants responded with WEFR to the 1000 block of Mainsville Road for a brush fire. ...Continued
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Target Volunteers at the SESB on Saturday

 
Sat, Apr 12th, 2014 2:23:00 pm - The Vigilant Hose Company would like to thank Joseph, Kali and Mary from Target in Carlisle for volunteering their Saturday to help us clean up out and around the Shippensburg Emergency Services Building through Target's Community Volunteerism program. ...Continued
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Mobile Home Fire on Mickeys Inn Lane

 
Sat, Apr 12th, 2014 9:05:00 am - The tanker got called mutual aid to a mobile home fire on Mickeys Inn Lane in Greene Township Saturday morning.  ...Continued
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Dry Hydrant Training

 

 
Thu, Apr 10th, 2014 7:00:00 pm - Company training this evening had the Engine and Tanker out Airport Road at Strohm Road for some dry hydrant training. A dry hydrant is a non pressurized pipe buried with one end extending out into a pond and the other end comes out of the ...Continued
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SU Dormitory Tour

 

 
Sat, Apr 5th, 2014 9:00:00 am - Saturday morning the SFD took a tour of the still underconstruction dormitories at Shuippensburg University. ...Continued
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Transfer to Upper Frankford VFC 48

 

 
Sat, Apr 5th, 2014 5:58:00 am - On Monday 3/31 Engine 1 transfered to Company 48's station while they worked at a house fire on Potatoe Road in Upper Frankford Township. ...Continued
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Possible Gas Leak on Rustic Drive

 
Fri, Apr 4th, 2014 1:50:00 pm - At 13:50 Engine Co. 52 was dispatched to the 100 block of Rustic Drive, Southampton Cumberland, for a possible gas leak. Engine crew metered the house before returning to service. ...Continued
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