On July 31, 1970 at 7:15 p.m. the Vigilant Hose and West End Fire and Rescue companies transferred to Chambersburg while they assisted at two barn fires that were struck by lightning. While on standby the Vigilant's answered an electrical fire at the Carl Flory residence in Guilford Hills. At 11:23 p.m. the Vigilant's Station's 1 and 2 responded to a truck fire at the service station on Rt. 174 at I-81. The Cumberland Valley ambulance answered three calls for the day.