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Sheared fire water connection spews water in Downtown Fresno

By John Houghton,


FRESNO, Calif. ( KSEE/KGPE) – The Fresno Fire Department say they believe a truck pulling into a highspeed rail construction site hit a fire department water connection Thursday morning.

Fire crews responded to H and Mariposa street in Downtown Fresno around 7:00 a.m. The connection was completely sheared off sending water into the sky.

The Fire Department was able to shut the water off a short time later.

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