Ice has become a major issue in the Queens neighborhood of Middle Village, where a fire hydrant has been leaking for days – creating a possible danger zone.
Fire officials said the last thing the responding firefighters need to do is get out the shovels to uncover a hydrant.
Hatzisarris has a six page list of items lost after the flood, including a computer.
The Town of Brookhaven has been heavily criticized for taking days to plow many streets, and now a couple said after the plows finally came, the drivers caused a flood.
Open fire hydrants during summer heat waves are a part of New York City culture, but doing so without a spray cap is illegal and dangerous.
On 167th Street, even the the youngest in the spray from a sprinkler-capped hydrant say they know you shouldn’t open the hydrant full-blast in the heat.
The program lets city kids safely play in certain streets and cool off from the summer heat under the sprinkling of a fire hydrant.
They’re asking people who have a hydrant on or near their property to dig it out or mark it in some way so firefighters can find it.
In New York City, parking near a fire hydrant can cost you dearly. So a councilman is proposing a way for motorists to “see” how close they can get to a pump and still be legal.