Vigilant Hose Company #1
20 Walnut Bottom Road
Shippensburg, Pa. 17257
717-532-2345

Monthly Calls
 Jan
64
 Feb
40
 Mar
 Apr
 May
 Jun
 Jul
 Aug
 Sep
 Oct
 Nov
 Dec
 Total
104

Calls By Year
2018
528
2017
536
2016
570
2015
524
2014
493
2013
482
2012
441
2011
515
2010
663
2009
582

Upcoming Events
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


February 17, 1969, Varsity Shoppe Fire
Sun, Feb 17th, 2019 9:00:00 am - Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Varsity Shoppe Fire the burned nearly half a block of East King Street. 200 fireman from all three Shippensburg companies, the Walnut Bottom annex of the VHC, Newburg, Newville, Pleasant Hall, Letterkenny and all five Chambersburg companies battled the flames that destroyed the Varsity Shoppe, Handshew's Shoe Repair, the Pizza House and Gordon's Department Store. As well as damaging other adjacent buildings including Christ United Methodist Church. The fire also claimed the life of WEFR fireman W. Mervin Fogelsanger, who suffered a heart attack while fighting the fire along Martin Avenue, to the rear of the UM Church.