. Police in a western Missouri city are looking for whoever opened fire hydrants throughout town, draining about 360,000 gallons from a water tower.
Police said it happened between 1 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. Sunday in the city of Sweet Springs.
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Several hydrants were opened throughout the community, drawing hundreds of thousands of gallons of water from the tower and flooding city streets. Officials are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction.
Sweet Springs Police Chief Richard Downing said damage to one of the streets affected by the vandalism is estimated at $5,000.