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Children's Hospital LA research building floods

Water rushes over a staircase at a research building at Children's Hospital Los Angeles on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012.
October 7, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A research building at Children's Hospital Los Angeles flooded Sunday, prompting an emergency response by firefighters.

Firefighters responded to the 4500 block of Sunset Boulevard shortly after noon. They found the basement of the structure under a foot of water. Research facilities on the upper floors were also flooded.

Firefighters were able to stop the water flow and used equipment to pump the water out.

There are no patients in this building. The cause of the flood remains unknown.


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