Huge water main break in SW Phila.

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">The Action Cam on the scene of a huge water main break in Southwest Philadelphia.</span></div>
July 10, 2009 6:39:01 PM PDT
More than a dozen homes were flooded after a water main break in Southwest Philadelphia.It happened around 4:30 a.m. near the intersection of 63rd and Lindbergh Blvd.

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Lindbergh Blvd was shut down between 63rd and 65th.

About 20 homes flooded.

The source was a break in a 30 inch water main connected to a 16 inch water main.

Investigators from the water department don' t know why the main failed.

PGW turned off the gas to some of the homes as a safety issue, because of possible damage due to the flooding.

Cleanup continued Friday afternoon, and it's unknown how long it will take.

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