Car crashes into hydrant at San Diego Airport, shooting water into sky

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SAN DIEGO -- Water service to San Diego International Airport was restored Saturday after it was temporarily shut off when a vehicle struck a fire hydrant, officials said.

By 2:10 p.m. Saturday, airport officials said water service to Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 East had been restored.

The entrance to Terminal 2 East was closed and the airport issued an advisory at noon Saturday that travelers should use the Terminal 1 entrance.

Terminal 2 East concessions and restrooms were also temporarily closed. Terminal 2 West was unaffected.

San Diego Water Department workers were cleaning up the water at the scene of the damaged fire hydrant.

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