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Fire Hydrant

A water plume from a broken fire hydrant at Center and Shattuck in Berkeley. (Berkeleyside/Emilie Raguso)

AC Transit Bus Shears Off Fire Hydrant In Berkeley

An AC Transit bus hit and sheared off a fire hydrant Wednesday afternoon in downtown Berkeley, causing a geyser of water to erupt, a deputy fire chief said.

09/10/2014

A water geyser shoots from a broken fire hydrant near southbound Interstate 880 and 66th Avenue in Oakland, August 29, 2014. (CBS)

Fire Hydrant Break Sends Geyser Shooting 60 Feet High, Wasting Huge Amounts Of Water During Drought

A broken fire hydrant near southbound 880 and 66th Avenue in Oakland sent a geyser of water approximately 60 feet high.

08/29/2014

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Driver Hits Fire Hydrant, Flees Scene In East Oakland

A vehicle struck a fire hydrant and then fled the scene in East Oakland Friday morning, according to fire officials.

06/07/2013

A fire hydrant.

DUI Driver Hits Fire Hydrant, Flooding Road Near Stanford

A portion of Sand Hill Road near Stanford University in Palo Alto was closed Tuesday morning after a DUI driver struck a fire hydrant that flooded the roadway, according to police.

12/18/2012

Police officers surround gushing water coming from a broken fire hydrant at Essex and Folsom streets in San Francisco, December 6, 2012. (CBS)

Car Hits Fire Hydrant During San Francisco Police Chase

A driver failing to yield to a police traffic stop crashed into a building and a fire hydrant causing water to gush into the street in San Francisco’s South of Market district early Thursday morning, according to police.

12/06/2012

DUI car keys

Marin Car Crash Leads To Albany Man’s DUI Arrest

An 18-year-old Albany man was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of a hit and run crash while driving under the influence.

10/09/2011

SF Mission crash

Baby Critically Hurt In San Francisco Fire Hydrant Crash

A female driver and her one-year-old passenger were hospitalized Monday morning after she crashed into a fire hydrant in San Francisco’s Mission District, police said.

CBS San Francisco–05/02/2011

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