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Update: Alpine Rentals is open for business, working out of a trailer temporarily, the Alpine Community Network reports.

East County News Service

Photo courtesy ECM news partner 10 News

February 1, 2015 (Alpine)--Things were rocking and rolling in Alpine early this morning.

A landslide sent a large boulder smashing into the back of Alpine Rentals on Alpine Boulevard, also severing a gas line.

Though the building sustained significant damage, fortunately there were no injuries, 10 News reports, since the business was closed at the time the rockslide occurred.

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Boluder Removal

What a tragedy for Alpine Rentals. It looks like the area is difficult to access and the rock needs to be broken into smaller pieces. With explosives.