Firefighters forced to break windows of car that parked in front of hydrant

Hamilton Township Professional Firefighters posted a photo on Facebook reminding the public that it is illegal to park in front of a fire hydrant


By FireRescue1 Staff

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Firefighters were forced to break the windows of a car that parked in front of a fire hydrant while responding to a house blaze.

NJ.com reported that firefighters had to extend a hose through the vehicle in order to gain access to the hydrant while trying to extinguish a house fire.

The firefighters posted a photo on their Facebook page as a reminder that it is illegal to park in front of hydrants.

"This is what happens when you park in front of a hydrant," the post said. "Reminder, it is against the law to park in front of a fire hydrant."

Firefighters were still able to control the blaze in around 20 minutes, and there were no injuries.

 

This is what happens when you park in front of a hydrant. This was taken last night at the fire on Norway Avenue in...

Posted by Hamilton Township Professional Firefighters on Thursday, June 14, 2018

 

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