Alarm bells over Queen St hydrants

Alarm bells over Queen St hydrantsFire officers were stunned yesterday to find fire hydrants on Auckland's busy Queen St had been covered over by contractors carrying out the street's $44 million upgrade.
Deputy chief fire officer Roger McAllister said he was appalled…
[Auckland News]

Oh dear oh dear, the street upgrades in Queen Street have hit the news again. It seems that "The Dicks" contractors have hidden all the fire hydrants under bits of stone and wood without labelling them.

Sheesh Dick, could you have screwed up the upgrade anymore. I bet they aren't covered up in Newmarket which as you must know by now is not seven times shorter than Queen Street.


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