Car Knocks Over Downtown Hydrant

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    A car knocked down a hydrant Monday night, causing it to gush water onto the street.

    The incident happened around 7:15 p.m. at the intersection of First Avenue and Market Street. Officials said a car knocked over a hydrant.

    Car into Hydrant Causes Geyser

    [DGO] Car into Hydrant Causes Geyser
    San Diego police say a driver lost control of her car, went up over the curb and into the hydrant at First and Market Monday night. (Published Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013)

    Fire officials and the water department are working to shut off the hydrant while police direct traffic in the area.

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