LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A massive water main break flooded several blocks of a residential South Los Angeles neighborhood and created a huge sinkhole in the process.
The break occurred in the 1100 block of West 69th Street in the Vermont-Slauson neighborhood at around 2:45 a.m. Wednesday. A large sinkhole appeared a few hours later.READ MORE: Beverly Grove Homeless Encampment Cleared, But Residents Say Problems With Crime Have Not Gone Away
Video from the scene showed at least three blocks affected.READ MORE: LA Animal Services Offering Reduced And Waived Fees For Pit Bulls, Cats
According to the L.A. Department of Water and Power, an eight-inch iron water main broke, leaving 48 customers without water.
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There was no word on what caused the break. There was no significant damage to nearby homes and buildings.