A Newport Coastline neighborhood was flooded with up to 2 feet of water on Wednesday night after a seawall was harmed by a building and construction team, authorities said.
A professional was doing demolition operate at a house in the 500 block of 36th Street on Balboa Peninsula on Wednesday — — the moment was not given — — as well as accidentally damaged the wall surface, inning accordance with Newport Beach Fire Department Squadron Chief Brian McDonough.
When deep trend was available in regarding 8:52 p.m., the water hurried via the jeopardized sea wall and right into the neighborhood.
#BREAKING #NewportBeach neighborhood flooded after seawall is damaged pic.twitter.com/p2VHRrZz5j– christina heller(@CHellerTVNews) May 25, 2017 Fire teams are presently pumping water away from homes and setting up sandbags to maintain water from homes, McDonough said. When the tide
decreases, a short-lived seawall will be built from sandbags up until an irreversible structure can be constructed, according to McDonough. The reduced trend is set to go to 3:47 a.m. Thursday, inning accordance with AccuWeather. 36th Road is shut to web traffic at Finley Avenue.