FDNY forced to break windows of BMW blocking hydrant near Bronx fire

Maya Rajamani
August 14, 2020 - 5:00 pm
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Firefighters responding to a blaze in the Bronx had to smash the windows of a BMW parked in front of a nearby fire hydrant to connect their water hose to the fixture.

The FDNY responded to a two-alarm fire at a three-story building on Holland Avenue in Williamsbridge around 3:30 a.m. on Friday, the New York Post reported

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When firefighters arrived, they discovered a BMW parked in front of a nearby fire hydrant, so they smashed its front windows and ran their hose through the front of the car, according to the outlet. 

The NYPD left a ticket for the car’s owner, the outlet reported. 

Four residents and two firefighters were hurt in the fire, but their injuries weren’t serious.