Ruptured pipe causes flooding on Fram Street

Fram Street flooded Tuesday evening when thousands of gallons of water poured out of the ground and created a stream after an old part of a water main ruptured.

First-hand accounts said the ankle-deep water flowed out onto Fram Street, above 8th Street, and mostly flowed into the ditches.

According to the borough utility department, nearby site work for the new hospital project is not believed to be responsible for the rupture.

The problem section of the pipe was isolated without any loss of service to customers.

"This section of line has experienced trouble in the past so the shutoff valves f...

 

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