Water main break floods senior home

January 18, 2009 8:03:37 AM PST
Police and firefighters were called out to a senior citizen apartment building in the Point Breeze section early this morning after a 4-inch water pipe broke in the basement of the building. Crews were sent to the Landreth Senior Citizens Apartments located in the 1200 block of South 23rd Street after residents called to report the water pipe breaking.

At first police thought they were going to evacuate the building however maintenance arrived and was able to shut off the broken pipe.

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