A shocking video taken in Sutton shows water gushing out of a burst water pipe in an incident that lasted for four hours.

The video, taken by Kim Nevin, shows the road almost like a fountain with water bursting out of the ground.

A fire engine is seen blocking the road. 

Firefighters were called to the burst main in 150-152, Unit 4 Lodge Place, High Street at 5.39am on Thursday.

They were then until 9.29am, when responsibility was handed to Sutton and East Surrey Water.

Repairs have now been completed on the burst main.

A spokesperson for the London Fire Brigade said: “Firefighters from Sutton Fire Station responded to reports of a burst water main near Manor Lane and Lodge Place in Sutton.

"The Brigade was called at 5:39am and crews remained at the incident until 9:29am.

“Responsibility for the scene was then handed over to the local water board.”

SES Water dispatched teams to address the burst water main incident.

A spokesperson for SES Water said: “The burst was identified, and teams attended at 9:30am on Thursday, November 2.”

“As it is a commercial site, no customers were affected.”

They added: “This incident is now closed, and repair works are now completed.”