SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – City utility crews are trying to determine what caused a water main to break and flood the backyard of a south Sacramento home this morning.READ MORE: Mayor Steinberg Wants To Turn City Building On Auburn Boulevard Into Homeless Shelter
Water gushed into the backyard of a home on 62nd Avenue and 21st Street for several hours this morning and eventually seeped into the home.READ MORE: Gov. Newsom Signs Budget Bill That'll Give Millions Of Californians Inflation Relief Payments
The homeowners are upset saying it took the city too long to respond to their call saying the water main broke at 6:30 this morning but it wasn’t until just before 10 a.m. until the water was shut off.
The amount of damage done to the home was not immediately known.MORE NEWS: Truck Stuffed With Recyclables Catches Fire, Prompts Closure On State Route 99 Near Elk Grove
It’s also unclear if recent freezing temperatures contributed to the break.