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You know, we here at voiceofsandiego.org are not usually big on covering your everyday house fires, water pipe bursts or car crashes.
But as a photographer I couldn’t resist pulling off the freeway yesterday to photograph the massive geyser that erupted when a fire hydrant was toppled in Mission Valley. Of course, everyone on Interstate 8 decided they had to slow down and watch it.
People gazed at the geyser as they tried to figure out how to navigate the road and return to normalcy:
City workers, meanwhile, tried to turn off the tap on the hydrant:
Suffice to say, the city lost a lot of water on this one. At least the Mission Valley asphalt will be properly moistened: