Major Water Main Break Floods South End Streets


BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — A major water main break flooded the streets of Boston's South End, burying multiple cars under water late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

The incident happened shortly after 9:00 p.m. in the area of 500 Harrison Avenue, according to the Boston Fire Department.

The Boston Water and Sewer Commission, Eversource, and the City's Public Works and Inspectional Services also responded to the scene.

Any residents in the area experiencing discolored water should run the tap until it turns clear, according to the BWSC.

As of 6:00 a.m. Wednesday morning, the water had receded but surrounding roads remain closed while crews work to repair the break.

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