BOSTON (CBS) – A water main break flooded Harrison Avenue in Boston’s South End late Tuesday night. The road is buckled and multiple cars were submerged.
Firefighters responded to the break at about 9:15 p.m.
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At approximately 9:18 a major water leak at 500 Harrison Ave South End .The street has buckled,there are multiple cars under water.Streets in the area are flooded. pic.twitter.com/2GOv35rEpB
— Boston Fire Dept. (@BostonFire) April 15, 2020
An entire parking lot in the area was flooded. Crews worked overnight to drain the water.READ MORE: Pastrnak's Power-Play Goal Lifts Bruins Over Jets 3-2
Meichi Peng owns an interior design studio and home furnishings boutique on Harrison Avenue. When she realized water was rushing in, she had to race to find a way out.MORE NEWS: Man Shot At South Shore Plaza In Braintree; Police Say Scene Is Secured, But Suspect Not In Custody
“It was gushing in so fast. It was a little less than ten minutes. If I didn’t leave at that moment, I probably would be trapped there,” she told WBZ-TV.