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North Collier Fire District Firefighter Susana Webb was struck when the hydrant broke loose
A lack of hydrants and an apparatus problem hindered firefighting efforts in East Windsor
Westchester Surplus Lines Insurance Company alleges Columbia officials were negligent in inspecting, maintaining the hydrants
Water supply impacts interior ops, exposure protection, the public’s view of the fire department, and liability concerns
The program asks citizens to help the Crookston Fire Department by claiming responsibility for shoveling out fire hydrants after heavy snowfall
The ink-colored structures indicate a low water volume area
Firefighters had to continuously retrieve water from a nearby resort and could only fight the blaze for a few minutes at a time
Firefighters, EMTs and paramedics across the country brave freezing temperatures, face record call volumes and remind community members to stay safe in the cold
Blocked hydrant incident highlights differences between public opinion and fire service best practices
A video showing the illegally parked vehicle with the hose running through it was posted on Facebook
Officials said firefighters pumped water from the Chesapeake Bay due to there being no fire hydrants in the area
For doing their part to help the town, the “Hydrant Heroes” get a ride to school in a fire truck
The fire chiefs explain how void spaces created during remodeling, aging timber and bricked over windows can pose challenges for firefighters
Firefighters took defensive measures, attacking the two-alarm fire from the outside due to the threat from the ammunition in a gun safe