Officials urge residents to clear area around fire hydrants

By |2018-01-29T04:58:19-06:00January 29th, 2018|

With the recent snow in the Mankato metro, Fire Officials are urging residents to participate in the Adopt a Fire Hydrant Program. Mankato Department of Public Safety Fire Lieutenant Sean Hayes says clearing the area around a hydrant can save crews five to ten minutes once arriving at the scene.  "What we do is ask the community for just a little bit of help. So, if there's a hydrant on their street, in front of their home, in front of their business, if they can just take a little bit of extra time to try to do a 36-inch clearance around [...]