Ruptured fire hydrant floods portion of Buck Owens Boulevard

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Police said a truck sheared a fire hydrant in Central Bakersfield flooding a portion of the road Monday night.

Police said just before 7 p.m., a truck hit the hydrant and took off from the scene. Water was seen shooting into the air, flooding lanes of Buck Owens Boulevard.

The water was close to electrical equipment and PG&E was called for repairs.

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