Parked Cars Slowing Down Fire Trucks

Parked cars slowing down fire trucks 

@Avery_Coffman explains:

  • What should have taken seconds to get down the block, took the fire truck more than two minutes.
  • Turning off of South Howard onto Dekle Avenue, cars lined both sides of the street.
  • Parked cars slowing down fire trucks (Photo: Avery Coffman, WTSP)
  • Don’t park directly across from someone else, hug the curb as close as you can on those narrow streets, so they can spend time fighting fires instead of traffic.
  • Captain Spradlin says there have even been times when their unit had to turn around and take an alternate route.

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@10NewsWTSP: “Parked cars slowing down fire trucks

@Avery_Coffman explains:”


It's a problem TFD says is growing every day, and is affecting their response times to emergent situations.


Parked Cars Slowing Down Fire Trucks

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