Eight area fire companies hold drill in Greenport

Eight area fire companies participated in a water supply drill Sunday morning in Greenport.

Greenport fire chief John Onufrychuk said the purpose of this drill, was to test how well they could pump water up a long distance. That's why Mt. Merino was chosen as the location, due to it's elevation.

The drill began at 9 and included Greenport, Hudson, Claverack, Stottville, West Ghent, Livingston, Germantown, and Leeds.

Traffic along Route 9G and on Mt. Merino Road, was down to one lane.

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