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PHOTOS: New Ipswich welcomes new fire truck in traditional fashion

  • Barrett Traffie, 2, Addison Traffie, 10, Zoey Traffie, 6, and Zackary Jemlich, 6, all of New Ipswich, assisted by New Ipswich Firefighter Rob Cooley, work a fire hose to wash the fire department’s new fire truck in a dedication ceremony on Sunday at the New Ipswich fire house. Staff photo by Ashley Saari—Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

  • Matthew Lund, 5, of Barrington, and twins Charlotte and Olivia Cain, 4, assisted by New Ipswich Fire Department Lt. Eric Maxwell, work a fire hose to wash the fire department’s new fire truck in a dedication ceremony on Sunday at the New Ipswich fire house. Staff photo by Ashley Saari—Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

  • Assisted by New Ipswich Fire Department Lt. Eric Maxwell, Charlotte Cain, 4, works a fire hose to wash the New Ipswich Fire Department’s new truck, while her twin sister Olivia Cain, 4, assists from the back. Staff photo by Ashley Saari—Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

  • New Ipswich Firefighter Rob Cooley assists Zackary Jemlich, 6, of New Ipswich, on the hose to wash the department’s new truck.  Staff photo by Ashley Saari—Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

  • Pastor Ken Whitson blesses the newly delivered fire truck, and the men and women who will ride on it, during a dedication ceremony on Sunday at the New Ipswich Fire Department.  Staff photo by Ashley Saari—Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

  • New Ipswich Firefighter Rob Cooley assists Olivia Merlino, 3, of New Ipswich, on the hose.  Staff photo by Ashley Saari—Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

  • The New Ipswich Fire Department held a dedication ceremony on Sunday to dedicate a newly-purchased fire truck with an old tradition. The new truck is washed by the previous truck, and dried by members of the community to prove their willingness to care for the equipment. Then, the truck is pushed into the fire department bay. Staff photo by Ashley Saari—Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

  • Addison Traffie, 10, of New Ipswich, wipes down the New Ipswich Fire Department’s new fire truck during a dedication ceremony Sunday at the New Ipswich Fire Department. Staff photo by Ashley Saari—Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

  • The New Ipswich Fire Department held a dedication ceremony on Sunday to dedicate a newly-purchased fire truck with an old tradition. The new truck is washed by the previous truck, and dried by members of the community to prove their willingness to care for the equipment. Then, the truck is pushed into the fire department bay. Staff photo by Ashley Saari—Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

  • New Ipswich Fire Department Lt. Peter Bergeron, front, and firefighter Jay Duffy dry off the new fire truck during a traditional truck dedication ceremony at the New Ipswich Fire Department on Sunday.  Staff photo by Ashley Saari—Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

  • The New Ipswich Fire Department held a dedication ceremony on Sunday to dedicate a newly-purchased fire truck with an old tradition. The new truck is washed by the previous truck, and dried by members of the community to prove their willingness to care for the equipment. Then, the truck is pushed into the fire department bay. Staff photo by Ashley Saari—Monadnock Ledger-Transcript


Monday, November 05, 2018 10:30AM

The New Ipswich Fire Department held a dedication ceremony on Sunday to dedicate a newly-purchased fire truck with an old tradition. The new truck is washed by the previous truck, and dried by members of the community to prove their willingness to care for the equipment. Then, the truck is pushed into the fire department bay.