From the October 17, 2018, MidWeek (DeKalb County, Illinois) "Looking Back."
1918, 100 Years Ago.
"It is noticed of late that local automobile owners are forgetting the appeal of the fire marshal here some time ago, as well as the city ordnance relative to the parking of cars near fire hydrants.
"Day after day, local people, who know better, are seen parking cars directly in front of a fire plug on Lincoln Highway and should the department have occasion to connect onto the plug the car would have to be removed several feet."
Sgt. Albert Husband, USMC
1 hour ago