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Posted 9:18 PM 2/18/2013 : Fire Hydrants Scarce in Rural Hidalgo County

HIDALGO COUNTY - A fire at a home near Alamo on Monday served as a reminder about the need for more fire hydrants in the region, officials said.

Alma Orozco said the fire at her home likely was caused by an overloaded extension cord.

It didn't take long for the flames to reduce a