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For the U.S. Navy ceremony, see Wetting-down. For the ceremonial water salute given to vehicles, including ships and airplanes, see Water salute.
Great River Fire Department's first due engine being wetdown.

A wetdown is a ritual celebrated by many volunteer fire departments in the United States in which squads of firefighters from neighboring towns ritualistically commission a new fire apparatus by anointing it with water sprayed from the visitors' firefighting equipment.

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New Canaan Advertiser
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:11:15 -0700

[It was the site of the “wetdown” for the new $500,000-plus pumper held a rencently.] The firehouse addition in 1964 was budgeted for $166,246. The firehouse could then hold 10 trucks total. Walter Stewart's Market was featuring round roasts, top ...
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