DFB warn residents about dangers of open water hydrants
Dublin Fire Brigade have urged residents to refrain from opening water hydrants in estates or elsewhere.
The warning came after they responded to a call this afternoon, and had to bring to an end the fun some local children were having.
We know it’s hot …… A hydrant left open can flood your neighbours homes & reduce water pressure. We attended this call this afternoon pic.twitter.com/9lXp0zRYoX
— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) July 17, 2017
Although plenty of people need some cooling down as the temperatures soar this week, DFB said the open hydrants can lead to flooding and a drop in pressure.
They said: “We know it’s hot, a hydrant left open can flood your neighbour’s homes and reduce water pressure. We attended this call this afternoon.”