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
 Oct
 Nov
 Dec
 Total
344

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

Upcoming Events
VHC Fall Gun Drawing at the SFAC October 26, 2014. Tickets are Now Available

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


Cramer's Insurance Agency Donation

 
Wed, Sep 17th, 2014 2:30:00 pm - On Wednesday September 17,2014 members of the Shippensburg Fire Department received a donation of Fire Safety Education supplies from Cramer's Insurance Agency. Their donation provides the community and area students fire safety information and a signifcant cost savings to the department. ...Continued
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Hall of Flame Awards for Chief Holtry and Chief Goodhart

 

 
Tue, Sep 16th, 2014 12:03:00 pm - On September 11, 2014 members attend the 87th Annual Cumberland County Firefighters Associations Annual Banquet. Members from SFD were recognized for their years of service to the Shippensburg  Community and to Cumberland County. Chief Edward Goodhart received the Administrator of the Year Award, and Chief Gerald Holtry received ...Continued
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Landing Zone at the SU Practice Fields

 

 
Sun, Sep 14th, 2014 10:50:00 pm - Engine 252 with dispatched to the football practice fields at Shippensburg Universty to set up a landing zone for Life Lion. ...Continued
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Training Day: Dry Hydrants

 

 
Thu, Sep 11th, 2014 7:40:00 pm - Training Day: Dry Hydrants. Thursday evening training ended with some on the job training on dry hydrants. Both engines and the tanker when out to back flush several dry hydrants. ...Continued
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9-11-2001

 
Thu, Sep 11th, 2014 12:31:00 pm - The Vigilant Hose Company is remembering the sacrifices of all those lost on September 11, 2001 and all those who continue to fight for our freedoms. Thank You. ...Continued
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Family Fun Day at the Fairgrounds

 

 
Sat, Sep 6th, 2014 11:00:00 am - Senator Rich Alloway hosted a Family Fun Day at the Shippensburg Fairgrounds Saturday. The Shippensburg Fire Department manned a booth, giving out fire hats, stickers and fire safety coloring books. Smokey the Bear even made an appearance. ...Continued
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Standby at the Demo Derby

 

 
Sat, Aug 30th, 2014 7:00:00 pm - Crews from the Vigilant Hose Company provided emergency standby at the annual Labor Day Demolition Derby at the Shippensburg Fairgrounds. ...Continued
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Landing Zone at SU

 

 
Fri, Aug 29th, 2014 9:08:00 pm - Friday evening Engine 252 responded to Shippensburg University to set up a landing zone for an injured person. ...Continued
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Appreciation Award for Countryside Welding

 

 
Fri, Aug 29th, 2014 5:00:00 pm - On Friday afternoon the Vigilant Hose Company presented an Appreciation Award to Countryside Welding and Fabricating for the work on the new Brush 52. The presentation was followed by a luncheon for the employees and their families. ...Continued
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Natural Gas Leak on East King

 

 
Thu, Aug 28th, 2014 5:34:00 pm - Units responded to a reported natural gas leak on East King Street at Kenneth Avenue. The outside gas meter had been struck from a hit and run accident. Gas was shut off and units returned to service. ...Continued
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