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Bessemer council discusses hydrant access safety issues


March 5, 2019


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BESSEMER — At a regular meeting Monday evening, the Bessemer city council acknowledged an issue that many citizens overlook while coping with the routine challenges of one winter storm after another.

Council members conceded that access to fire hydrants is a genuine safety concern that all residents should be mindful to address.

The subject was raised during the public comment session when a city resident who did not want to be identified pointed out that, when firefighters must dig free fire hydrants, they lose valuable time in getting fires under...

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