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

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GUNS/CASH DRAWING with the VHC and Newburg Hopewell FC, Saturday August 24, 2019 at the Shippensburg Twp Park on Britton Rd. $10 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

Winning Numbers from the Cash & Guns Drawing 5/25/2019

Sun, May 26th, 2019 11:17:00 am - A big THANK YOU to everyone who came out to the park yesterday to support the Vigilant Hose and Newburg Hopewell FD. The weather for the most part could not have been any better. And what's a little rain when you're amongst friends? Again, thank ...Continued
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Pickup Truck Fire on Baltimore Road


Sat, May 25th, 2019 2:29:00 pm - While the Vigilant members were working our Cash & Guns Drawing, our standby crew caught a run on Baltimore Road for a pickup truck fire. (VHC and Clopper photos) ...Continued
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Junior Members Visit Fire Expo 2019


Sat, May 18th, 2019 2:00:00 pm - On Saturday the Junior Members and advisors to a trip to Fire Expo in Harrisburg. ...Continued
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Grass Fire on I-81, 28.0 MM

Fri, May 17th, 2019 5:28:00 pm - Brush and Tanker 52 responded to Interstate 81 for a small fire in the median. Fire was quickly extinguished and units cleared within 15 minutes. (VHC Photo) ...Continued
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Camper Fire on Mud Level Road


Fri, May 17th, 2019 2:03:00 pm - Engine 152 and the Tanker handled a camper fire this afternoon. Crews arrived to find a large camper fully involved. Engine 53 was requested to assist. (Clopper Photos) ...Continued
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MVA with Entrapment in Cleversburg


Thu, May 16th, 2019 10:57:00 pm - Late Thursday evening units were dispatched to Cleversburg Road, in Cleversburg, for a pick-up truck vs. tree with entrapment. (VHC photos) ...Continued
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Landing Zone Training with Life Net 8-1


Wed, May 15th, 2019 5:00:00 pm - Yesterday our members, along with members of our neighboring departments, participated in a landing zone class held by Shippensburg Area EMS. Thank you to the crew from Life Net 8-1 for taking the time to bring your aircraft, teach us about its capabilities, show us ...Continued
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Running Calls and Station Tours


Tue, May 7th, 2019 1:00:00 pm - Station 52 has handled 4 calls so far today, 2 medical emergencies, an AFA and a Dumpster Fire at an off campus housing unit. Members also completed the annual walk through and fire drill for Elmcroft as well as a station tour for a local ...Continued
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Career Day at Luhrs Elementary School


Mon, May 6th, 2019 10:00:00 am - Today 3 of our officers travelled to the Grace B. Luhrs Elementary School for Career Day. Thank you to the students and teachers for hosting us today! ...Continued
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Ship HS Pre-Prom Mock Crash


Fri, May 3rd, 2019 2:00:00 pm - Just a drill: SFD, Ship EMS and borough police working a mock crash at SASHS right now. The drill was organized by the high school’s First Responder Club to show students the consequences of drinking and driving. Thanks to the Franklin County Coroner's Office for ...Continued
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