Boyle Heights sewer line break costs $4 million to fix; Echo Park pickup rescue; brush fire scorches Solano Canyon

Today's Photo: Healing Vibes mural, Montecito Heights | Mary-Austin Klein

Today’s Photo: Healing Vibes mural, Montecito Heights | Mary-Austin Klein

MOrning Report

  • The Boyle Heights  sewer line break that sent raw sewage pouring into the L.A. River cost about $4 million to repair – twice as much as originally expected. Now, the city’s sanitation officials have expedited repairs to other aging sewer lines. KPCC
  • Firefighters on Thursday afternoon rescued one person from a pickup truck teetering on edge of road in the 2100 block of Fargo Street in Echo Park. The vehicle was secured and no injuries were reported. LAFD
  • A brush fire scorched about three-quarters of an acre in Solano Canyon on Thursday afternoon. The first firefighters to arrive on the scene were able to put out the blaze without further assistance. LAFD
  • The Episcopal Church in Highland Park reopened its winter homeless shelter this month, with beds for 35 people.  The shelter will remain open through March 1. Daily News
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