What's Wrong?: Fire hydrants buried under mounds of snow.
Who's Responsible?: Reid Campbell, Halifax Regional Water Commission 490-4877.
Remarks: After last week’s storm, scores of fire hydrants were buried completely by plowed snow, useless in case of, well, fire. Campbell says that as soon as “stuff settles down we expose the nozzles and the tops,” but only about 25 percent of hydrants are marked with reflective poles so they can be found easily. Seems a ridiculous exercise, putting up and taking down reflectors each year, but if your place of work burns down for lack of a hydrant, maybe you can get a job putting up reflectors.
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