Broken water hydrant creates mess down PCH

Traffic was backed up for several hours after a sheared hydrant sent a 50 feet high gusher of water onto PCH in Malibu.

March 22, 2011 1:47:38 PM PDT
Traffic was backed up for several hours after a sheared hydrant sent a 50 feet high gusher of water onto Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu around 7:30 a.m. Monday.

Fire officials say a trash truck hit the hydrant. Crews had to shut down a nearby water main to clean everything up.