Sinkhole swallows up half of fire truck

September 8, 2009 7:30:49 AM PDT
A water main break created a sinkhole big enough to swallow up half of a fire truck in Valley Village on Tuesday.Water started gushing near the intersection of Hartsook Street and Bellingham Avenue, east of Laurel Canyon Boulevard, at about 5 a.m.

No one was injured in this incident.

Officials said a 6-inch water main break is affecting about 40 DWP customers in the neighborhood.

Hartsook Street is closed.


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