ANGELINO HEIGHTS (CBSLA) — A sinkhole formed on Sunset Boulevard after 24-inch cast iron water main burst, turning a restaurant’s drive-thru into a river and causing minor flooding at an adjoining pharmacy.
Los Angeles Fire crews responded to the scene near Sunset Boulevard and Beaudry Avenue around 10 p.m.READ MORE: 3 Children Stabbed To Death In Reseda Apartment; Mother Captured In Central California After Going On The Run
The rupture spewed water in the area, including into a Jack in the Box and a CVS Pharmacy. Both locations sustained minor flooding.READ MORE: Man in Riverside Barricades Himself Against Police After Shooting His Wife
SKY2 was over the scene, where water was seen rushing down Sunset Boulevard and into the Jack in the Box drive thru and a CVS Pharmacy parking lot.
LADWP says a 24-inch cast iron water main installed in 1931 burst, causing the flood. Water has been shut down to the area, affecting 17 mostly business customers.MORE NEWS: Couple Reunited With Lost GoPro Camera After Four Years, Thanks To TikTok Users
Crews were on scene Thursday morning working to repair the large sinkhole that formed.