Construction error leads to fountain of water in West Oak Lane

WEST OAK LANE (WPVI) -- The Philadelphia Water Department says a fountain of water was not the result of a frozen pipe bursting, but a rupture from a construction mistake.

The geyeser happened Tuesday night at Washington Lane and Rodney Street in West Oak Lane.

Officials say a contractor pulled a service line from the water main.

It is not believed to have affected neighborhood service.
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