Sewage Backup Floods Basements in Wilkes-Barre

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WILKES-BARRE -- Residents are cleaning sewage water out of their homes after a sewage backup flooded their basements in Luzerne County.

A few homes on Stucker Street in Wilkes-Barre were flooded Friday night after neighbors said they saw contractors working on the sewer.

Residents also said this isn't the first time sewage water flooded their homes.

City workers said a cleanup crew is expected to clean up the mess.

No word on exactly what caused the backup in Luzerne County.

[Photo courtesy: Wilkes-Barre Crime Watch]