Early-Morning Water Main Break Floods Brooklyn Block: FDNY
A water main break flooded a Brooklyn block early Sunday morning, the FDNY said.
The department got a call reporting the water main break at 44th Street and 5th Avenue in Sunset Park around 3 a.m., it said.
Video taken at the scene showed significant flooding in the area.
The city’s Department of Environmental Protection was at the scene investigating, a spokesman confirmed.
The department had shut off the water, stopped the leak and begun repairs to the water main as of around noon on Sunday, the spokesman said.
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