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Large Sinkhole Forms On Sunset Boulevard After Major Water Main Break

ANGELINO HEIGHTS (CBSLA) — A sinkhole formed on Sunset Boulevard after 24-inch cast iron water main burst, turning a restaurant's drive-thru into a river and causing minor flooding at an adjoining pharmacy.

Los Angeles Fire crews responded to the scene near Sunset Boulevard and Beaudry Avenue around 10 p.m.

The rupture spewed water in the area, including into a Jack in the Box  and a CVS Pharmacy. Both locations sustained minor flooding.

SKY2 was over the scene, where water was seen rushing down Sunset Boulevard and into the Jack in the Box drive thru and a CVS Pharmacy parking lot.

LADWP says a 24-inch cast iron water main installed in 1931 burst, causing the flood. Water has been shut down to the area, affecting 17 mostly business customers.

Crews were on scene Thursday morning working to repair the large sinkhole that formed.

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