Jul 26, 2014
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Nearby Pipe Rupture Causes 30-Foot Geyser

Traffic was not affected.

Nearby Pipe Rupture Causes 30-Foot Geyser

A pipe rupture at a construction site caused a 30- foot water geyser in Sierra Madre early today.

The break occurred in the 200 block of West Sierra Madre Boulevard about 1:45 a.m., said Sierra Madre police Sgt. Reuben Enriquez said.

Enriquez said the pipe appeared to be a 10-inch fire suppression pipe. The highly pressurized flow shot 30 feet in the air, Enriquez said.

Repair crews were summoned, and traffic was not reported to have been affected, Enriquez said.

—City News Service

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