Water flows down the road into a minimum of one basement within the Pittsburgh neighborhood – WPXI

May 27, 2021 at 6:26 am EDTBy

PITTSBURGH – A major water break caused water to pour down a street Thursday morning and into at least one basement in the Beechview neighborhood of Pittsburgh.

The break was reported at around 5 a.m. in the streets of Voelkel and Wendell. Part of the road began to buckle.

One man said the basement of his house held at least a foot and a half of water. A courtyard along the road was also flooded.

Channel 11’s Mike Holden is there LIVE to bring you the Channel 11 morning news on TV and in our streaming apps.

NOW: The water continues to flow down Voelkel Ave in Beechview near Wenzell. Up to a foot and a half of water in a basement. PA American Water is on site. Stay with @WPXI. LOOK for live reports now. pic.twitter.com/iun62EXAwL

– Mike Holden (@WPXIMikeHolden) May 27, 2021

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