Water main break shuts down busy road in East Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia

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Water main break in East Mt. Airy: Karen Rogers reports during Action News at 6:30 a.m. on May 8, 2017. (WPVI)

Flooding from a broken water main has shut down a busy road in the East Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia.

It happened at 5:45 a.m. on Stenton Avenue between East Sharpnack and East Hortter streets.


Video from Chopper 6 HD showed water flowing from one underneath one side of the street. A large section of the road had buckled.

Police arrived and closed the block to traffic.

Customers in the area told Action News as of 6:30 a.m. their water service had not been affected.

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