Firefighters break windows on car parked in front of hydrant

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Watch the report from Action News at 4:30 p.m. on June 15, 2018. (WPVI)

A driver in Mercer County, New Jersey learned a costly lesson about ignoring parking laws.

Check out what happened to the person's car when they parked in front of a fire hydrant.

Firefighters in Hamilton Township posted photos on social media showing what they had to do in order to put out a fire on Thursday.

Crews smashed two of the car's windows, then snaked the hose through the Acura.

The department hopes the pictures serve as a reminder that it's not only illegal to park in front of a hydrant, it'll be expensive if a fire breaks out while you're there.

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