Help the Fire Dept by Clearing Snow from Hydrants

  Help Upton FD protect your property by shoveling out the hydrant near your home. The Fire Department will be working on clearing out hydrants throughout the week but if you know where one is it's important to clear snow away so firefighters don't lose valuable time trying to locate the hydrant when they first arrive at a fire.  A minimum of three feet around the hydrant is necessary to give the Fire Department room to work and to get quick access in case of a fire. State Fire … [Read more...]

Upton Residents Clearing Fire Hydrants

contributed photo Upton residents are clearing snow away from fire hydrants. It's important to clear a minimum of three feet around the hydrant to give the Fire Department room to work and to get quick access in case of a fire. If a hydrant is lost or buried in snow, firefighters can lose valuable time trying to locate it when they first arrive at a fire.  … [Read more...]