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Crews work to repair water main break in Burlington

Crews were working Saturday to repair a large water main break in Burlington, officials said.

The main broke near Leopold Street and Woodcrest Avenue sometime around 7 a.m, according to the Burlington Police Department.

Although the break was extensive, it happened in a low traffic area, police said, and there was no road congestion.

Residents in the area will be without water for a few hours, according to Burlington police. Officials did not immediately have information regarding the number of people it is affecting.

A team of workers from the town’s water department were still on scene at 4 p.m., according to police. Crews were required to wait for the pipes to drain before beginning excavation.

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No further information was immediately available.


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