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 NOW. See a Member or call 717-532-3322

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

Odor of Gas on East Orange Street


Wed, Jun 19th, 2019 8:29:00 pm - Early evening dispatch on Wednesday for odor of gas East Orange Street. Engine 152 back in service just in time. (VHC photos) ...Continued
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Engine 152 Back In Service


Wed, Jun 19th, 2019 5:45:00 pm - Engine 152 returned from the shop today and members worked to get it back in service. ...Continued
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Ice Cream Thank You


Mon, Jun 17th, 2019 8:00:00 pm - Big Shout Out to our old neighbors, the Shippensburg First Church of God, for treating us to ice cream and brownies after last night's meeting. Thank You, Thank You, Thank You ...Continued
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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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