How Close Can You Park to a Fire Hydrant?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 6, 2020 4:01:29 PM ET
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Although rules vary according to the municipality, in most places drivers must park a minimum of 15 feet away from either side of the fire hydrant or face a penalty. A parked vehicle owned by the fire department and clearly marked may be parked nearer to a fire hydrant.

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