Highlighting hydrants

Mirror photo by Gary M. Baranec / Isaiah Freet, 15, and his mother, Michele, work on his Eagle Scout project to paint all 1,800 fire hydrants in the City of Altoona. The pair were painting a hydrant at Second Avenue and Fifth Street recently. Isaiah has a partner, Jared Markel, who is also working on completing his Eagle Scout project. Isaiah said he expects it will take all summer to paint all 1,800 hydrants.