Ruptured Water Tower Causes Substantial Leak In Mount Olympus

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A water tower sprung a leak in Mount Olympus Sunday, a fire captain said.

Firefighters confirmed a leak in or near the 7900 block of West Briar Summit Drive.

The water flow was reportedly substantial until a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power crew managed to plug the leak about 1 a.m. Sunday.

It was unclear if there was any damage caused.

The DWP would not comment on the situation.

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  1. Elayne Ceder says:

    This did not occur in Mount Olympus. Briar Summit is located near Laurel Canyon & Mulholland – not near or adjacent to Mt Olympus! Mt. Olympus is a specific community about about 2 miles south with underground utilities and no Water towers. The ancient Greek names on all the streets in the devleopment define the boundaries of the community.

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