No injuries were reported, the Los Angeles Fire Department
said in a statement. The pipeline was shut off remotely, and the
incident shut down a section of the Atwater Village area of the
city, a local NBC affiliate reported.
"Oil is knee-high in some areas," the fire department said. "A
handful of commercial businesses are affected."
The report did not say which company operates the pipeline.
The break was near San Fernando Road in Atwater Village, the
fire department said.
(Reporting by Arpan Varghese in Bangalore and Eric M. Johnson in
Seattle; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn)
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