Water Main Break Floods Gardena Neighborhood, Prompts Street Closures

Water flooded streets and threatened businesses late Wednesday after a water main break was reported in Gardena, according to the Gardena Police Department.

Officials received a call of the break at 11:08 p.m. at the intersection of Rosecrans Avenue and Vermont Avenue. As of 6 a.m., the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power was working to shut off the water main. 

Rosecrans Avenue has been closed between Vermont Avenue and Berendo Avenue until further notice as a result.

No businesses were damaged.

Officials are investigating the cause of the water main break.

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