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Water-main break on Lytton forces evacuation

Original post made on Jun 20, 2012

A gushing water main caused a four-story building to be evacuated and shut down part of Lytton Avenue Tuesday afternoon, Palo Alto Fire Battalion Chief Chris Woodard said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, June 19, 2012, 5:43 PM

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Posted by stretch, a resident of another community
on Jun 20, 2012 at 11:08 am

Were these "roadworkers" contractors working for the City, City personnel, or random roadworkers? It's pretty hard to hit a water main that's buried 4 or 5 feet underground, unless you're working on something other than the road.


Posted by Yikes! water pipe, a resident of Midtown
on Jun 20, 2012 at 10:43 pm

Lucky that homes, condos, etc. didn't get water rushing into your underground garages! It could have a FLOOD down there, that would destroy a LOT of good STUFF, LIKE CARS for one, PLUS storage areas.jnqwh


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