Rensselaer County dispatch loses power in storm

Rensselaer County
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EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Rensselaer County Emergency Communications Center based in Troy lost power Wednesday.

All emergency calls for the county are being dispatched by the Town of East Greenbush Communications Center until further notice.

Officials urge residents to only call in the event of an emergency. They said unnecessary calls will tie up dispatchers who are trying to get resources where they are needed.

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