A water main broke in downtown Fresno on Monday, creating a sinkhole and flooding the area of Inyo Avenue and H Street near Chukchansi Park — and the 7:05 p.m. Fresno Grizzlies baseball game was canceled.
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“The incident has left the stadium without running water or proper plumbing, and the Grizzlies cannot safely host this evening’s game, nor serve food or keep restrooms in satisfactory condition,” a news release read.
The water main break was called into the Fresno Fire Department about 4:50 p.m.
The fire department and Fresno police arrived to secure the scene, while a city truck showed up and a city employed found the shut-off valve and turned it off.
Water flooded the area and went into storm drains.
Grizzlies officials say the game will not be made up.