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Water main break floods streets in Glen Oaks

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Queens residents are pumping water out of their basements Wednesday morning after a late-night water main break.

The water main burst at 249th Street and Shiloh Avenue in Glen Oaks around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, flooding streets across the area.

Firefighters helped residents pump water out of the basements of at least eight homes while Department of Transportation workers checked the street for possible undermining.

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