MATTHEWS – Matthews Fire and EMS will hold a “wetdown” ceremony to celebrate the arrival of a new fire truck.
The tradition includes the old fire truck spraying down the new truck that will replace it. The public can help firefighters wipe down Fire Engine 12 with commemorative towels.
The ceremony starts at 9 a.m. Oct. 13 at Matthews Fire Station 1, 236 S. Trade St. Afterward, Matthews Fire & EMS will hold a recruitment open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.