Residents Displaced, Homes Damaged When 16-Inch Water Main Breaks In Oakland’s Glenview District

CBS San Francisco

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A crew was working to repair a water main break in Oakland’s Glenview district reported Sunday morning that resulted in property damage, an East Bay Municipal Utility District spokeswoman said.

The break to a 16-inch main at MacArthur Boulevard and Montana Street, north of Interstate Highway 580, was reported around 10 a.m., EBMUD spokeswoman Abby Figueroa said.

As of about 11 a.m. water was still leaking from the line and around 12:30 p.m. a crew was able to shut down service to the line, Figueroa said.

Oakland firefighters responded to the break around 9:10 a.m., Battalion Chief Lisa Baker said.

The American Red Cross was called to assist two adults and two children displaced due to water damage at their home in the 1900 block of Montana Street, Baker said.

An EBMUD employee at the scene estimated that about 1,000 gallons of water came out every…

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