Broken hydrant creates 20-foot geyser on Nimitz Highway

Nimitz Highway (Photo: Philip Domingo)

A broken hydrant created a watery mess along Nimitz Highway Thursday morning.

The incident was first reported at 9:53 a.m. near Alakawa Street.

Fire officials say construction equipment reportedly hit the hydrant, triggering a geyser that reached 20 feet in height.

Crews with Hawaiian Electric and Board of Water Supply also responded.

Photo: Bill Lyon
Photo: Bill Lyon

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