14 Photos Of The Crazy Flood That Soaked UCLA

A water main at UCLA broke yesterday afternoon, erupting 20-to-30-feet into the air before spilling millions of gallons of water onto campus, including the historic Pauley Pavilion basketball arena.

The video of the initial burst is wild (via LA Times), and below check out 14 pictures of the flood’s aftermath.

The broken water main that caused the whole fiasco.

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Another shot of the geyser the broken water main created.

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Shoeless students outside Pauley Pavilion.

Water rushed down the stairs and into one of the stadium’s parking lots.

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Some students made the most of the situation.

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Firefighters inspect the damage inside the arena.

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While others squeegee the volleyball courts.

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These cars give you a good sense of how high the water rose.

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Another angle of the firefighters inside Pauley Pavilion.

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More fighter fighters on the scene.

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One student sees the flood as a photo op.

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Another shoeless student wades through the mess.

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Another shot of Pauley Pavilion.

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Firefighters directing traffic.

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