Busted Fire Hydrant Spouts 30-Foot Water Plume, Drenching Berkeley Pipeline Replacement ProjectFire crews were busy repairing a broken fire hydrant near the Claremont Hotel, in Berkeley Wednesday afternoon.
Broken Hydrant Floods Sacramento Suburb With 120,000 Gallons Of WaterA broken fire hydrant shot over 120,000 gallons of water into the sky for more than two hours early Thursday morning.
Water Gushes From Broken Hydrant In Downtown San FranciscoA big-rig collided with a fire hydrant on a downtown San Francisco street on Friday afternoon, sheering it from its base and sending a geyser of water four stories high.
AC Transit Bus Shears Off Fire Hydrant In BerkeleyAn 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.
Fire Hydrant Break Sends Geyser Shooting 60 Feet High, Wasting Huge Amounts Of Water During DroughtA broken fire hydrant near southbound 880 and 66th Avenue in Oakland sent a geyser of water approximately 60 feet high.
Fire Hydrant Shoots Geyser On SF Tenderloin StreetA driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after a crash that sheared off a fire hydrant sending water gushing 60 feet into the air in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood early Tuesday morning, police and fire officials said.
Police Chase With Stolen Car Ends With Crash Into San Francisco HydrantA stolen vehicle that was pursued by the California Highway Patrol from Modesto ended in a crash in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood Thursday morning, according to San Francisco police.
Driver Killed In Crash With Hayward Fire HydrantBased on preliminary investigation, police said the vehicle was likely traveling northbound on San Clemente Street, approaching San Antonio Street when it traveled off the roadway to the right for an undetermined reason.
Famed Hydrant Painted Wrong Color During 1906 Quake Ceremony Events marking the 106th anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire hit a snag overnight when the annual ceremony to gild the hydrant credited with helping save the Mission District was painted the wrong color.
Driver Crashes Into Hydrant On SF’s Crooked Lombard Street; Houses Flooded A vehicle traveling down the crooked block of San Francisco’s Lombard Street struck a fire hydrant Friday afternoon, causing water to flood into some nearby homes.

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