Pipe bursts, floods classrooms at Lincoln Technical Institute

August 18, 2013 8:50:59 PM PDT
Crews are assessing the damage caused when a pipe burst, flooding classrooms at Lincoln Technical Institute.

It happened around 4:00 Sunday afternoon at the campus on the 9000 block of Torresdale Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia.

PECO and PGW crews were called to the scene.

When they arrived they found that a pipe had burst sending water into 60 percent of the rooms.

The water was turned off within the hour.

Officials say the school will be open in time for classes Monday evening.