HARVARD (CBS) – Police cited a teenage driver who crashed into a fire hydrant Sunday, causing a water main break that drained the water tank in Harvard.
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Crews are continuing the work in the area of the Bromfield to repair the curb near the hydrant. The broken water main drained the town’s 310,000-gallon tank.
As a result, Harvard Public Schools canceled class on Monday. A boil water order was issued in town and is expected to remain in place for several days and residents are urged not to use water.READ MORE: Boston Firefighters Save 90-Year-Old Woman From Brighton Apartment Building Fire
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“I have never seen a water tank completely drained. It’s not something you expect,” said Tim Kilhard, Hardvard’s Department of Public Works director.