LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A 12-inch water main burst in downtown Los Angeles early Tuesday morning, flooding an intersection near the Fashion District.

Firefighters responded to the report of flooding at about 3:30 a.m. and found water gushing out of buckling asphalt in the intersection of 11th and Main streets.

Water was several inches deep in some areas, pooling alongside streets and spilling over gutters onto sidewalks. The water was shut off by 5:30 a.m.

Service was affected to at least five buildings in the area.

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