City Crews

Kids play in the spray of water from an open fire hydrant on the South Side on July 21, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Crews Need Police Escort To Shut Off Fire Hydrants

City crews scambling to turn off nearly 2,000 fire hydrants opened by residents seeking relief from the heat required a police escort to protect them from gang members and others upset with the shutdowns.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2011