Water erupts from main break near King of Prussia

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Water erupts from main break near King of Prussia. Karen Rogers reports during Action News at 8:55 a.m. on June 29, 2017. (WPVI)

Water from a broken main near King of Prussia shot high into the air Thursday morning.

Chopper 6 HD was over the scene in Upper Merion Twp.
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Watch video from Chopper 6 HD of a geyser produced by a broken water main near King of Prussia on June 29, 2017.

Action News is told a construction crew hit a main at 8:15 a.m. in the area of Moore Road and 8th Avenue.

Thousands of gallons of water shot from a hole in the street for nearly an hour.

The geyser-like stream of water finally abated shortly after 9 a.m., when crews were able to shut off the source.

There was no immediate word how many water customers may have been affected.

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