With all of the snow and subzero temperatures this winter, several of you have wondered about how firefighters are able to use the hydrants when they need them. Jeff from Plymouth and Carol from Eagan asked: How does the water in a fire hydrant not freeze? Roger from St. Paul wanted to know: Whose responsibility is it to keep the fire hydrants clear?
Jason DeRusha hits “reply all” to viewer’s good questions.
Minneapolis Public Works is looking into whether a fire hydrant that didn’t work for firefighters battling a fire was frozen.
With more snow on the way a fire in Coon Rapids Sunday afternoon is a good reminder of why you need to keep fire hydrants clear of snow.
Firefighters from six different departments worked through the night battling a fierce fire that destroyed a large house in Hugo Sunday night.
Firefighters in Edina can get at fire hydrants easier thanks to some hockey players.