A Los Angeles fire department engine backs away as a ruptured 3-inch natural gas line blows rocks and dirt into the air in the North Hollywood area of Los Angeles Monday, June 6, 2011. Firefighters, ... more 
A Los Angeles fire department engine backs away as a ruptured 3-inch natural gas line blows rocks and dirt into the air in the North Hollywood area of Los Angeles Monday, June 6, 2011. Firefighters, police and utility crews responded shortly after 10 a.m. to the break at a street-repair worksite. A few nearby homes and businesses were evacuated, while others, including 900 people at a nearby elementary school, sheltered in place. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mike Meadows
Mon, Jun 6, 2011 5:42 PM EDT