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Fire hydrant has been blocked by poor quality road surface re-instatement

Reported in the Potholes / Highway Condition category anonymously at 08:54, Wednesday 27 May 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council less than a minute later. ref: 2130531.

Northants fire and rescue service require this road surface surrounding fire hydrant to be re-done properly it is poor quality and has been filled with gravel when the road was resurfaced. Please add to the other 7 jobs and let us know when complete. The fire hydrant cannot be used until rectified.

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault. We will use the information you have provided to assess and prioritise this fault in accordance with our published response times for fault reports.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 08:55, Wednesday 27 May 2020

  • State changed to: Open

    Updated by Northamptonshire County Council at 13:31, Wednesday 27 May 2020

  • Good afternoon, thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. The fire hydrant in question has been inspected and cleared of any debris. It was also noted that the valve appears to be leaking slightly, could this please be checked be one of your engineers at your earliest convenience. If you have any further issues please contact us again. Many Thanks

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 17:38, Thursday 25 June 2020

  • Following an on-site risk based assessment there is no action required at this time.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 17:43, Thursday 25 June 2020

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