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Norwalk Fire Department Practices Battling Blaze Near Shore

The Norwalk Fire Department's 38-foot Robert Bedell Fire Boat supplies water to a Westport Fire Department pumper for a drill Monday.
The Norwalk Fire Department's 38-foot Robert Bedell Fire Boat supplies water to a Westport Fire Department pumper for a drill Monday. Photo Credit: Westport Fire Department
The 38-foot Robert Bedell Fire Boat from Norwalk sprays water off the Saugatuck Shores boat launch in Westport after a drill.
The 38-foot Robert Bedell Fire Boat from Norwalk sprays water off the Saugatuck Shores boat launch in Westport after a drill. Photo Credit: Westport Fire Department

WESTPORT, Conn. -- The Westport Fire Department practiced an innovative way of putting out a blaze near the shore with the help of the Norwalk Fire Department's fire boat on Monday afternoon at the Saugatuck Shores boat launch.

The task was called a joint water supply drill, according to a statement from Robert Yost, assistant chief train