Water main break causes flooding in East Hartford - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Water main break causes flooding in East Hartford

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EAST HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

A water main break has shut down an intersection in East Hartford on Monday afternoon, police said.

The break was reported in the area of School and Tolland streets. Police said the closure goes up to the intersection of Williams and Tolland streets.

Drivers are being to avoid the area while crews from the Metropolitan District Commission work to repair the break.

Service to several customers in the area are being affected by the break, police said.

At least one homeowner has sent Eyewitness News pictures of their flooded backyard from the main break. 

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