The DeKalb Fire Department is asking residents to help make fire hydrants accessible after each snow fall. Critical time is lost during an emergency when fire crews must locate and make usable a fire hydrant buried in snow. Life and Property could be saved, if the fire hydrant near you is visible and accessible.
Residents can perform a valuable public service by clearing the snow from around a fire hydrant. Do not stack or pile snow on a fire hydrant when you are clearing your parking area, driveway, or sidewalk.
If you need assistance with cleaning snow from your hydrant, please contact the DeKalb Fire Department at 815-748-8460.