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Tuesday, 9 March 2021

'This year's been exceptional': Fort Wayne snow plow drivers cash in on heavy snowfall

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'This year's been exceptional': Fort Wayne snow plow drivers cash in on heavy snowfall
'This year's been exceptional': Fort Wayne snow plow drivers cash in on heavy snowfall

Blazing a trail isn't always easy, but for private snow plow drivers like Phil Peters, a sea of snow is a sea of opportunity.

While the snowfall has created a headache for many of us on the roads ... it's been a moneymaker for snow plow drivers.they've been working day and night to clear private parking lots and drives.

Today we rode along with one of those drivers.

Fox 55's drew fry reports how drivers are cashing in... on clearing snow.

?nats 1601 18-22?blazing a trail isn't always easy.vo 1:49 but for drivers like phil peters a sea of snow is a sea of opportunity.

2:23-2:31 when the snow flies i make more money in the winter time than i make in the summer.

Peters goes by pete as in the owner of pete's custom landscape and design.

And today he's one of the most popular guys in town.

:53 "the phone rings off the hook when this happens."

On call 24/7 sot: ?16-20 you know what i'm going to send one of my guys over there now whether its shoveling or driving up and down the same business parking lots .

?nats?

- he and his crew have been plowing ahead.

?:25-28 i've had a couple of hours asleep every day for the last four days.making the most of a busy year :27-45 we've had snow for the last 7th 8th and 9th of february.

The 4th we've had snow; the 1st we've had snow the 11th we've had snow and the 15th we've had snow so we've been bombarded."that's already eclipsed all of last season.?nats?2:41 it wasn't the greatest but every little bit of snow we get helps.

We always get some.

But this year's exceptional.

2:50 in both snow and dollars :33 -38 and then some.

It already has and it's not even over yet.

3 peters tells us this isn't the most snowfall he's plowed....but it definitely compares to some of the bigger storms we've seen in the

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