Water main break floods South Phila homes

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Residents on a block in South Philadelphia woke up to several feet of water in their basements due to an overnight water main break.

The break happened just after midnight on the 600 block of Watkins Street.

Three homes had up to five feet of water in their basements.

The fire department responded to assist in pumping the water out the homes and the Philadelphia Water Department responded to the scene to make repairs to the main.

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