El Paso (TX) Fire Dept. Puts New Rescue Truck in Service

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Rescue 22, a new state-of-the-art emergency vehicle was welcome by El Paso (TX) firefighters at a wet-down ceremony on Thursday (Oct. 21), according to a report published by CBS4 News.

The wet down ceremony dates back into the 1800s we crews washed the apparatus, hand-dried them and then pushed them back into the station, by hand, the television station reported.

The new truck will replace a 10-year-old apparatus with 315,000 miles on it, the station reported.

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