Boston firefighters say it was “inexcusable” that a parked BMW was blocking a fire hydrant near the scene of an 8-alarm fire in East Boston Wednesday night.
Firefighters smashed through the driver and passenger windows to feed a hose through. The hose still had a kink in it, so bystanders helped firefighters lift and bounce the car away from the curb.
The friend of a driver who had his car windows smashed out by firefighters in East Boston on Wednesday evening says the vehicle was only two days old.
A snow plow struck a fire hydrant early Saturday morning, sending water rushing into area homes.
A top state official is offering an apology after an angry viewer snapped a photo of his car parked in front of a fire hydrant.
A car smashed into a fire hydrant in Worcester Sunday evening.