Maumelle: Fire Department to have ceremony for new engine this Thursday

The Maumelle Fire Department will have a "Wet Down" ceremony this Thursday, Sept. 9, for its new Engine 2.

The ceremony will be held at Fire Station 2 and will start at 10 a.m.

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A wet down ceremony is a fire department tradition used for new trucks.

Engine 2 is a 2021 Pierce rescue pumper and replaces a 2010 Smeal/Spartan pumper that the department will keep in reserve.