Streets Back Open After Water Main Break in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- A water main break closed several streets for hours in Wilkes-Barre.

Officials with Pennsylvania American Water say a 4-inch pipe broke around 10 a.m. Sunday in the area of Blackman and South Main streets.

Crews blocked off parts of Blackman, Horton, and South Main streets while repairs were made.

Pennsylvania American Water said about a dozen homes were affected. The main was repaired by 7:30 p.m.

The roads reopened around 10:30 p.m.

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