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Testing the waters
Hydrants to be opened in April
McMinnville Fire Department will be testing all its hydrants in April. City residents might experience rushing water outside and less-than-adequate pressure inside, among other issues. Pictured are firefighters Dylan Blair, left, and Will Rose.
McMinnville Fire Department will be opening the floodgates and testing fire hydrants in the city in April.McMinnville Fire Chief Kendall Mayfield informed city officials this is a test. It is only a test.“Next month we are going to be out-flowing hydrants,” said Mayfield. “If you get calls about water flowing all over the place, it could be us.