Water main break floods businesses on South Street

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A water main break has flooded stores on South Street.

The 12-inch main erupted at 7 a.m. Wednesday between 5th and 6th streets, and the effects are still causing major headaches for merchants.

City Blue showed us its flooded basement with hundreds of water-logged shoe boxes.

The water department crews plan to work well into the night and hope to restore service soon, but the economic damage is still being tallied.
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