How Much Does a Fire Hydrant Weigh?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 27, 2020 6:09:49 PM ET
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As of 2014, a fire hydrant weighs a minimum of 500 pounds. Older hydrants used by firemen in the city of New York between 1904 and the 1930s weighed up to 800 lbs. Digging up a fire hydrant may cost between $2,000 and $4,000.