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Dripping fire hydrant leaves behind slippery mess in Norwood

A fire hydrant that has been dripping water since last year has left slippery ice down a sidewalk in Norwood

News 12 Staff

Jan 31, 2021, 7:20 PM

Updated 1,261 days ago

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A fire hydrant that has been dripping water since last year has left slippery ice down a sidewalk in Norwood.
Residents are calling on the city to fix the hydrant and the slippery mess it has created.
Owner of Green Earth Grocery Fransico Marte has looked to help residents when calls went unanswered
“The people couldn’t pass by so what I do is get salt and we melt it and we pick so they can pass by,” Marte says.
Residents say the area has become dangerous and say they are worried that children can get injured.
News 12 reached out to 311 regarding the situation and is waiting to hear back.


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