Water-main break floods East Hollywood street

This Google Maps image shows the general area where a water-main pipe burst in East Hollywood on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2014. (Google Maps)

An 8-inch water main broke Thursday morning, causing extensive street damage in East Hollywood.

Flooding was reported in the 5400 block of Fountain Avenue around 9:15 a.m. No structures were immediately threatened.

The Los Angeles Fire Department arrived on scene to slow the water flow. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power were in the process of shutting the water off.

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