Brooklyn kids beat the heat by opening fire hydrants. This is actually totally legal, although you’re supposed to visit a local FDNY firehouse and check out a “spray cap" which limits the 1000-gallon-a-minute torrent to a nice shower.
Here's the whole photo set.
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