Large Main Break Sends Floods of Water Through North Park

Large Main Break Sends Floods of Water Through North Park

Christina Bravo | KNSD

A water pipe break sent water gushing from a large sinkhole in North Park Thursday, flooding homes, cars and a community park for hours before being shut off.

SkyRanger 7 captured footage of water pouring out of the large hole on Idaho Street near North Park Community Park at about 8 a.m. Cars could be seen in about a few feet of water and much of the park was flooded.

The flooding was caused by a broken 24-inch transmission water main line, the city of San Diego said. While the main break affected several residents in the area, the city said no one was without water service.

Traffic was being diverted around the large area affected by the break as crews with bulldozers dug up the roadway in order to get to the affected pipe. Repairs were expected to last into the night…(Read the full story)

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