Snowstorms present new challenges for firefighters

Snow mounds in Chicago were taller than some cars, adding a new challenge for drivers. (Brandon Schaff/MEDILL)

By Brandon Schaff
Medill Reports

Chicago is no stranger to snowstorms, but this winter brought one of the worst ones in years. Hear from firefighters in Barrington, Illinois as they struggled to get to locations and find fire hydrants buried under the snow.

Brandon Schaff is a news and sports reporter at Medill. You can follow him on Twitter at @SchaffBrandon.