By CBSLA Staff

WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — Los Angeles County Fire Department units responded to a water main break in West Hollywood Thursday evening.

The break occurred at the 600 block of La Cienega Boulevard just north of Melrose Avenue.

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The southbound side of La Cienega Boulevard was shut down to traffic from Melrose Place to Melrose Avenue as water poured out onto the street.

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According to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, 16 customers, all business and commercial buildings, were affected by the break. Service was expected to be restored by 6:30 a.m. Friday.

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It was unclear what caused the water main break.