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

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GUNS/CASH DRAWING with the Vigilant Hose and Newburg Hopewell FD, Saturday May 23, 2020 at the Shippensburg Twp Park on Britton Rd. $10 Tickets Available NOW!

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

No BINGO through the end of April

Sat, Apr 4th, 2020 10:00:00 am - FYI - BINGO UPDATE Vigilant Hose Friday Night BINGO as well As Monday Night Vigilant Hose/Shippensburg EMS BINGO is cancelled through the end of April.We will continue to monitor the situation and keep you informed. Thank You all for your support and patience through this. ...Continued
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Storage Shed Fire, Guilford Twp, FC


Fri, Apr 3rd, 2020 5:19:00 pm - Tanker 52 responded to Guilford Township, Franklin County on Swamp Fox Road for a large storage building fire. The Tanker hauled 6 loads of water (18,000 gallons). VHC and Clopper photos ...Continued
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Shed Fire on Airport Road


Fri, Apr 3rd, 2020 3:36:00 pm - This afternoon, Company 52 along with Truck 53 and Company 54 were dispatched to Box Alarm 252-01 for a shed fire. First arriving units found an approximately 12ftx12ft shed with fire coming from the front side. Units made quick work of the fire and returned ...Continued
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Ship Emergency Task Force Message

Tue, Mar 31st, 2020 9:53:00 am - SHIPPENSBURG AREA EMERGENCY TASK FORCE     NEWS RELEASE March 30, 2020   For more information, email   Shippensburg residents can get local public safety alerts by text, email   SHIPPENSBURG — One of the ways the Shippensburg Area Emergency Task Force will issue ...Continued
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March 29, 2020 Gun Drawing Winners

Sun, Mar 29th, 2020 8:29:00 pm - Winners from the Gun Drawing this evening.Thank you, everyone, for your support! ...Continued
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Spring Gun Drawing will be a Virtual Drawing Only... No Attendees

Sun, Mar 29th, 2020 8:58:00 am - REMINDER FOR TODAY'S SCHEDULED GUN DRAWING...Due to the Corona situation, we will only be having a VIRTUAL DRAWING with NO ATTENDEES. The virtual drawing will be conducted at the fire station and broadcast live via our Facebook page. The drawing will start at 5 pm. ...Continued
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Annual Awards Banquet


Sat, Mar 7th, 2020 5:00:00 pm - Saturday evening the Vigilant Hose Company celebrated 2019 with a Banquet and by RC Photo 1. Tops in Response: Tanner Angle, Bryan Coy, Travis Mooney, Dylan Woosnam, Garrett Tando, Adam Nehf, Owen Shapiro, Danny Byers, Greg Coy 2. Firefighter of the year: Tanner Angle with AC ...Continued
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Outside Investigation on South Earl Street


Sun, Mar 1st, 2020 2:00:00 pm - At 1143 Engine 152 was dispatched and responded to 45 South Earl Street for an outside investigation. (VHC Photos) ...Continued
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Saturday Morning Training


Sat, Feb 29th, 2020 10:00:00 am - This morning members of Company 52 conducted supply pumper operations using the oasis valve during driver's training. Members drove both engines to Dugan's Funeral Home and supplied each other off of a nearby hydrant. ...Continued
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Land Rescue Follow-up


Tue, Feb 25th, 2020 5:00:00 pm - On February 2nd Company 52 was dispatched to 76 Goodhart Road for a farm accident. Units arrived on scene to find an 8 year old girl who had multiple traumatic injuries. Today members from Company 52 and 53 visited that same girl whose name is ...Continued
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