Firetrucks arrive in Soledad!
The two firetrucks sent by Burlington-Alamance Sister City and Rotary International have arrived in Soledad. On September 17, the city held a ceremony to welcome the trucks and to have them blessed into service. Below are photos from that ceremony.

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PICTURE A
Engine #1 showing both the Rotary International and Burlington-Alamance Sister Cities logos on the truck.


PICTURE B
Fire truck #1, with the Fire Chief, Mayor, and other dignitaries.



PICTURE C
Smoky the Dalmatian standing guard after his long trip from Burlington to Soledad.



PICTURE D
The Head Table including the Mayor, the Fire Chief, and local Rotary dignitaries.



PICTURE E
The Priest blessing Engine #1.



PICTURE F
The Priest blessing Engine #1.



PICTURE G
The Priest blessing the Soledad firemen.



PICTURE H
The Fire Chief getting the Mayor ready to try a fire hose on one of the fire trucks.



PICTURE I
Soledad mayor, Lic. Ricardo Gallardo and Soledad Fire Chief Adolfo Benavente.



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Soledad mayor, Lic. Ricardo Gallardo and Soledad Fire Chief Adolfo Benavente getting ready to use one of the truck's fire hoses.



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Soledad mayor, Lic. Ricardo Gallardo and Soledad Fire Chief Adolfo Benavente using one of the truck's fire hoses.



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Soledad mayor, Lic. Ricardo Gallardo and Soledad Fire Chief Adolfo Benavente using one of the truck's fire hoses.



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Local Rotarians from Soledad and San Luís Potosí Rotary Clubs, who helped fund the transport of the two fire trucks.



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Local Rotarians from Soledad and San Luís Potosí Rotary Clubs, who helped fund the transport of the two fire trucks.



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Local Rotarians from Soledad and San Luís Potosí Rotary Clubs, who helped fund the transport of the two fire trucks.



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Soledad mayor, Lic. Ricardo Gallardo and Soledad Fire Chief Adolfo Benavente.



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Soledad mayor, Lic. Ricardo Gallardo and Soledad Fire Chief Adolfo Benavente.



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