Burst Water Main Floods Shops In SF Union Square

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — San Francisco Public Utilities Commission crews worked to repair a water main in Union Square Saturday morning, according to a SFPUC spokesman.

A contractor working in a building near Stockton and Geary streets hit a water main causing it to burst at about 9:30 a.m., SFPUC said.

San Francisco fire crews were also called to the scene.

Water from the main break flooded the basements of several nearby buildings, San Francisco fire officials said.

© Copyright 2014 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed


More From CBS San Francisco

Get The New CBS SF Bay Area Local App
Got Our Weather App?

Listen Live