Water main break closes streets in Northeast Philadelphia

Water was flowing into Northeast Philadelphia roadways after a main break Monday morning. Credit: Getty Images
Water was flowing into Northeast Philadelphia roadways after a main break Monday morning.
Credit: Getty Images

A water main break sent water gushing into the streets of Northeast Philadelphia on Monday morning.

Several streets are now closed, including a stretch of Red Lion Road, NBC10 reports. The main break happened just before 8 a.m.

Water began coming up from under Red Lion Road at Verree Road in several locations, sending water down Verree, which is closed for several blocks.

Philadelphia Fire Department officials have labeled the main break “significant,” according to the report.



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