Bucktown water main break appears to flood several homes on Armitage

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A water main break in Bucktown appeared to flood the basements of several homes early Thursday morning on West Armitage Avenue.

At least four or five homes appeared to be affected in the 1800-block of West Armitage between Wood and Honore streets about 4 a.m.

A water main break also occurred Oct. 19 in the 2100-block of West Armitage in Bucktown. That took place between North Leavitt Street and North Hoyne Avenue.

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Chicago fire officials were on the scene about 4 a.m. Thursday and said the water in the area had been shut off. A Chicago Department of Water Management spokeswoman confirmed an 8-inch water main broke. It was shut down to be repaired Thursday morning.

Water was shut off from Wood to Wolcott Avenue on Armitage as of about 8 a.m., the spokeswoman said.
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