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Dressing the hydrant and an Acura at the same time

The scene at a house fire in Hamilton Township, NJ

This is what happens when you park in front of a hydrant. This was taken last night at the fire on Norway Avenue in…

Posted by Hamilton Township Professional Firefighters on Thursday, June 14, 2018

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Pictures form the Hamilton Township (NJ) Professional Firefighters show what happened Thursday when a car was parked on a hydrant needed by firefighters when a nearby home burned.

Jeff Goldman, NJ.com:

A car owner who parked in front of a fire hydrant in Hamilton early Thursday was taught an expensive lesson.

Firefighters responding to a house fire on Norway Avenue in the Mercer County town were forced to smash two of the car’s windows to extend a hose through the Acura and gain access to a hydrant.

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****Companies responded to a house fire on the 600 block of Norway Avenue overnight. Engine 14 arrived to find fire showing from the top floor of the house. The fire has been placed under control***

Posted by Hamilton Township Professional Firefighters on Thursday, June 14, 2018

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