Friday, April 27, 2012

You're Invited-Fireboat Destiny Ceremony

You're invited to the launch of Fireboat "Destiny."  The Tacoma Fire Department, the Port of Tacoma, and City of Tacoma will be holding a christening ceremony on:

Friday, May 4
1:30-2:00 p.m.
535 Dock Street
(at the north ramp in front of Thea's Park)

Free parking for the event is available along Dock Street and in Thea's Park.

The Destiny is a rapid response patrol/fireboat that was acquired to improve safety in the Commencement Bay area.  In a unique partnership aimed at meeting security and safety needs, the Port of Tacoma purchased the boat with funding from the Tacoma Fire Department, Port of Tacoma and grant funding from the Department of Homeland Security.  The operation of the boat will be conducted by the Tacoma Fire Department.