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Judge Orders Port Chester To Restore Staffing For Rye Fire Station

A state Supreme Court judge ordered Port Chester to temporarily staff the Rye Brook Fire Station after the village eliminated its paid fire department.
A state Supreme Court judge ordered Port Chester to temporarily staff the Rye Brook Fire Station after the village eliminated its paid fire department. Photo Credit: Marquise Construction

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. – A state Supreme Court judge ordered Port Chester to temporarily restore paid staffing to the Rye Brook fire station Tuesday, according to lohud.com.

The ruling came just after Rye Brook filed a lawsuit against Port Chester for violation of their shared fire services contract, lohud.com said.

Port Chester made the decision to eliminate its paid fire department last week, facilitating the lawsuit, reported lohud.com.

Both villages' mayors plan to meet to try to resolve the issue, lohud.com noted.

Read the full lohud.com article here.

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