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

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VHC Spring Gun Drawing at the SFAC March 29, 2015. Tickets Available Soon

SPORTSMAN DRAWING with the VHC, Saturday May 23, 2015 at the Shippensburg Twp Park on Britton Rd 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

House Fire, Roxbury Road, Lurgan Twp


Sun, Feb 15th, 2015 3:31:00 pm - Tanker 52 and Vigilant personnel assist on the 11-02 box for a working house fire. ...Continued
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House Fire, Newburg Road, Hopewell Twp


Fri, Feb 13th, 2015 7:52:00 pm - The engine and tanker assisted at the 151-03 box on a house fire. Our second working fire of the day. ...Continued
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House Fire, Mountain View Road, South Newton Twp

Fri, Feb 13th, 2015 8:44:00 am - The Vigilants emptied the house to assist at the working house fire on Mountain View Road in South Newton Township, Friday morning. ...Continued
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SFD Honors Ted Wise for 40 Years of Service

Tue, Feb 3rd, 2015 8:00:00 am - At the January 28, 2015 Shippensburg Area Fire Advisory Board Meeting, Mr. Ted Wise was recognized for his more that 40 years of service to the citizens of Cumberland County. Mr. Wise started his emergency service career with the Vigilant Hose Company before being hired as a ...Continued
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Adopt a Hydrant this Winter

Tue, Jan 27th, 2015 9:31:00 pm - With the recent snow events the members of the Shippensburg Fire Department is asking area residence and businesses to adopt a fire hydrant in your neighborhood. We are asking that you clear snow away approximately 3 feel in all directions. With area residence and business ...Continued
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Two Vehicle Crash on I-81 Southbound


Tue, Jan 20th, 2015 5:46:00 pm - Units responded to an auto accident on I-81 southbound at Exit 29.  ...Continued
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Building Fire at Upper Strasburg Garage


Tue, Jan 20th, 2015 11:04:00 am - Engine 252 and the Tanker operated at the working building fire at the Upper Strasburg Garage Tuesday.The Engine crew assisted at the scene while Engine 2 set up water supply and the Tanker shuttled water. ...Continued
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Mulch Pile Fire in Greene Twp


Mon, Jan 12th, 2015 2:09:00 pm - Tanker 52 responded to the Greene Township facilities on Mickeys Inn Road on Monday afternoon to assist Station 4 with a mulch pile fire ...Continued
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Landing Zone on High Road and Airport Road


Thu, Jan 8th, 2015 8:10:00 pm - During Company training the Brush was dispatched for medical assist. This assignment turned into Engine 2 responding to assist setting up a landing zone is a field along High Road for Life Lion. ...Continued
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SFD and Company Training


Thu, Jan 8th, 2015 6:30:00 pm - This evening's training started with WEFR giving a tour of the new Engine 15-1 and explaining the uses of their new hydrant assist valve (TFT Oasis Valve). Followed by a Company review of riding assignments. ...Continued
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