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Wetdown Ceremony for New Tanker in Round Top

By THOMAS MARRA , Correspondent | September 12, 2020 | NEW YORK

Story No. 092520118

A wetdown ceremony was held at the Round Top Fire Department on Saturday, September 12, for the delivery of their new tanker.
The department received a delivery of a brand new tanker 24-2.

Since the annual awards dinner was cancelled due to COVID-19, they decided to use the ceremony to hand out their Firefighter of the Year award, typically handed out at the annual dinner.

The award was awarded to member Steve Higgins.

The members of the fire department auxiliary also used the event to surprise the department with a check to help pay for supplies for the new truck.

The ladder truck from the Greenville Fire Department sprayed the water from above, with a tanker from the Cairo Fire Department supplying water to the ladder truck.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.