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Philadelphia Water Main Break: Crews respond to Kensington crossing

Written by Javed Iqbal

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) – Philadelphia Water Department crews have responded to a major water main break in the Kensington section of the city.

It started around 7 a.m. Thursday on 4th and Hewson streets.

Water could be seen flowing through the intersection and down the streets.

The action cam on site showed that the road was tense.

The front of a Chevy Tahoe sank along with the roadway.

Some neighbors have reported flooding in their basements.

PWD worked to shut off the water.

The floodwaters began to recede on the roadways shortly after noon

Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) also responded to the scene, and crews went from door to door to check the gas in residents’ homes.

This is a breaking news story. Stay tuned to 6abc.com as more information becomes available.

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