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Truck Dedication & Wetdown

On Saturday, July 24, 2021, Freehold Township Independent Fire Company #1 will be hosting a Truck Dedication and Wet Down in celebration of our newest addition to our fleet – Tower Ladder 16-1-90.

The truck will be celebrated in a classic wetdown celebration – 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.

The event will start at 1pm at our District Firehouse (330 Stillwells Corner Road, Freehold NJ 07728) There will be Music entertainment, kids activities, food & beverages, and a GOLD VIP tent on site.

Limited supply of mugs and t-shirts will be sold at the event. A beer mug purchase entitles you to drink all day for one price.

Live Music by:

The Phil Engle Band
Jayson Jacot of Oak Events
Tommy Coniglio of The Sounds of Yesterday


Mini vendor fair from local small businesses
Kids’ bouncy houses and games
Dunk tank
Ice Cream trucks (must purchase)

Featured Sponsors:

Kevin Keane – Guaranteed Rate

Fire & Safety Services

Prizes Awarded To Visiting Departments:

Cleanest Truck

Furthest Traveled

Oldest Truck

Most Firefighters From One Department

Dirtiest Truck

Newest Truck

For fire departments attending please no straight streams when wetting down the truck.

Please direct Questions to [email protected]

This Blog is subject to weekly updates leading up to the event.