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

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Upcoming Events
GUNS/CASH DRAWING with the Vigilant Hose and Newburg Hopewell FD, ReScheduled to Saturday AUGUST 22, 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

Mobile Home Fire on Peiper Road


Sun, May 31st, 2020 7:45:00 am - Sunday morning mobile home fire, Southampton Township Franklin County, Intersection of Peiper Road and Means Hollow Road. ...Continued
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Car Fire on the Interstate


Mon, May 4th, 2020 11:50:00 am - Car fire on the Interstate just before noon Monday. Mile marker 27.1 southbound. ...Continued
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Transfer to Newville

Mon, Apr 27th, 2020 12:00:00 pm - This afternoon E252 transferred to Company 47’s quarters while they operated on a barn fire (VHC Photo). ...Continued
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Cash and Gun Drawing Rescheduled for August 22, 2020

Sat, Apr 18th, 2020 12:00:00 pm - The Vigilant Hose Company and the Newburg Hopewell Fire Department have decided to postpone our Cash and Gun Drawing scheduled for May 23rd until August 22, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 social distancing policies and for the safety of the attendees and our workers ...Continued
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Baltimore Road - Tree on Wires


Mon, Apr 13th, 2020 8:59:00 am - Monday morning Brush 52 responded to the 1200 block of Baltimore Road for trees on wires. (Clopper photos) ...Continued
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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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