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PHOTOS: Community helps to dedicate new fire engine

Volunteer firefighter Ryan Lystad and his son Fenix take in the new black-and-red color scheme of Red Wing Fire Department's new Engine 2. Samantha Bengs / RiverTown Multimedia1 / 4
Evie Borgschatz, left, Elaina Borgschatz and Madison Tolefson of Red Wing dry the new engine before community members helped Red Wing Fire Department staff push the truck into the station -- a firefighter tradition. Samantha Bengs / RiverTown Multimedia2 / 4
The Red Wing Fire Department has been serving the community since 1857. Samantha Bengs / RiverTown Multimedia3 / 4
Red Wing Fire Chief Shannon Draper explains the tradition of washing the new engine with water from the engine it is replacing. Dedicated Saturday, July 15, 2017, Engine No. 2 replaces a firetruck from 1972. Samantha Bengs / RiverTown Multimedia4 / 4

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