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KAYLA VAUGHN/The Lancaster News
City firefighters Simon Catoe, left, and Timmy Baker man the shovels Tuesday afternoon to reach the underground section of a fire hydrant that was struck by a truck. The courthouse was shut down for hours while the fire department and others worked to clean up the mess.
Truck hits hydrant, shuts down courthouse

The Lancaster County Courthouse was shut down for most of Tuesday afternoon after a large commercial truck hit a fire hydrant on Catawba Street and cut off the building’s water supply.
According to Police Chief Scott Grant, the truck turned too sharply from West Meeting Street onto Catawba Street, came over the curb and knocked down the hydrant.