Fire Department Reminds Residents To Clear Snow From Hydrant Areas

As spring snows pile up this weekend the Pierre Fire Department has a favor to ask. Chief Ian Paul says it’s important to keep fire hydrants clear of snow…

Blocked hydrants can cause serious delays for firefighters…

It’s generally advised to clear a three foot diameter circle around a fire hydrant. The street side of the hydrant should be cleared free of snow to the curb.