Backing In Ceremony Held For New Ladder Truck

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Published: June 16, 2011 @ 12:25 PM EST
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The members of the Roselle Park Fire Department (RPFD) welcomed the latest addition to the ‘family’. The new Ladder 2 truck now joins the Rescue 1 engine received last year. On a recent Sunday afternoon, the firefighters participated in a traditional Backing-In ceremony with the Women’s Auxiliary also in attendance, along with local residents and borough officials.

As happened last year with the new Rescue 1 engine, the general public is also invited to a Wet Down celebration on Saturday 6 August from 1 – 6 p.m. on West Webster Avenue between Larch Street and Laurel Avenue (Youth Baseball Fields / RP High School area).

A photo montage of the backing in ceremony with pictures taken by Glenn A. Scheyhing and Jacob Magiera can be viewed by clicking here.

Additionally, a photo essay of the RPFD’s Live Burn Training on May 24, 2011 at the Union County Fire Science Training Academy located in Linden, NJ can be viewed by clicking here.