Water main break damages apartments in Northeast Philadelphia

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April 22, 2014 5:10:10 AM PDT
Repair work is underway to a broken water main in Northeast Philadelphia.

The Philadelphia Water Department says a 12-inch main ruptured beneath the 9600 block of Ashton Road early Tuesday morning.

The fire department says water from the broken main damaged some apartments in a nearby complex.

No evacuations were necessary.

There was no immediate word on how many customers were affected by the incident and when the main would be repaired.