Vandals considerably damages Sanford roads by opening fireplace hydrants

Vandals opened a number of fireplace hydrants in Sanford, inflicting vital injury to a number of roads.

The Sanford Water District mentioned vandals opened 4 fireplace hydrants on Monday, dropping a collective charge of 5,000 to six,000 gallons a minute.

The water district’s monitoring system detected the sudden stress drops and crews had been in a position to shut down the affected hydrants.