Man suspected of DUI crashes into hydrant, geyser floods Poway homes

POWAY (KUSI) — A geyser shot into the air and flooded two homes early Tuesday after a man crashed a car into a fire hydrant in Poway.

The man was driving on Espola Road. around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday when he veered off the roadway and struck a fire hydrant near homes on Pinefield Road. Firefighters helped residents of two nearby homes mop up the mess but the the geyser was so significant, Pinefield Road. flooded for approximately half-a-mile.

An emergency medical technician and firefighters arrived on scene. It was determined alcohol was a factor in the crash. 

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