February 10, 2010 (CHICAGO) --A Chicago Fire Department lieutenant has been charged with driving under the influence. Gary Podlasek, 53, allegedly drove onto someone's lawn and plowed over a fire hydrant breaking it completely off.
Podlasek is charged with misdemeanor DUI and leaving the scene of a traffic accident.
It happened Tuesday afternoon in the 4200-block of West 67th Street.
No one was hurt in the accident.