PACOIMA: Hit & Run Hydrant Crash

*Time* – 2251 *Location* – San Fernando Rd & Sunburst Street, Pacoima *Handling Agencies* – LAFD, LAPD Valley Traffic Division
At approximately 2251, LAFD and LAPD responded to reports of a vehicle vs. hydrant crash. Arriving LAFD units found a red sedan that had struck a hydrant, causing water shooting into the air. The driver fled the scene on foot. It took FFs about 20 minutes to shut down the hydrant. Flooding was seen at large intersections in the area, although no property damage was reported due to the water. LAPD Valley Traffic is handling the incident.