LAKE VIEW TERRACE (CBSLA.com) — Crews Thursday worked to repair a water main that has ruptured in Lake View Terrace.

A 36-inch pipe ruptured around 3:30 a.m. in the area of Paxton and Foothill boulevards, according to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.

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At this time, it remains unclear how many residents have been affected.

The water main break has caused major flooding in the area, officials said.

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Water service restoration is expected to return at 5 p.m. today.