GLASSELL PARK ( — Firefighters Thursday worked to repair a sheared fire hydrant that was struck by a vehicle in Glassell Park.

Shortly before 4:30 a.m., firefighters were sent to the 3100 block of North San Fernando Road at Fletcher Drive.

Upon their arrival, crews located a sheared fire hydrant shooting a geyser of water into the air.


A preliminary investigation revealed a semi-truck struck and sheared the hydrant.

A person became trapped inside a nearby business due to flooding in the area.

Firefighters used a saw to open the door of the business.

This is a breaking news report. Information will be updated as it becomes available.


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