Fire Departments asks for residents’ help with clearing fire hydrants

By Northern Star staff

The DeKalb Fire Department is asking residents to clear the snow around fire hydrants to increase accessibility.

A Monday news release asks residents to not stack or pile snow on fire hydrants when clearing driveways or sidewalks to ensure fire hydrants are visible to fire crews in times of emergency.

If residents need assistance with cleaning slow from your fir hydrant, contact the Fire Department at 815-748-8460.