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Gusher at Google

Original post made on Jul 11, 2013

A fire hydrant was knocked over by a hit-and-run driver on Google property Tuesday, July 9, creating a temporary fountain that spurted about 20 feet into the air until fire crews shut it off.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, July 11, 2013, 10:32 AM

Comments (4)

Posted by abe, a resident of Cuernavaca
on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:38 am

So a Google Street View car totally did this, right?

Posted by Maybe, a resident of Blossom Valley
on Jul 11, 2013 at 11:40 am

No no, it wasn't a street view car, it was a driver less car!

Posted by Mary, a resident of Martens-Carmelita
on Jul 11, 2013 at 3:54 pm

Huh? The same thing happened on ECR at approx. 3:15 pm near the Lucky's in MV east of Hy 85. The gusher started a few minutes before I passed and no car was in sight.
Fire Hydrant terrorist? maybe?

Hope the catch him on a video camera.

Posted by OR, a resident of Castro City
on Jul 13, 2013 at 11:07 am

Probably an over-worked employee that was let go for thinking too far out of the box which usually isn't far out of the box.
Maybe it was KTVU Tori Campbell on her way home, frustrated with not thinking before reading the teleprompter. While driving she said, "I'll show you 'Bang Ding Oh"'

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