Water main break in Hartford affects homes on Cromwell Street

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A water main break caused problems in Hartford on Tuesday afternoon.

According to officials, an eight inch break happened on Cromwell Street just before 11:30 a.m. Eight properties on Cromwell Street from Campfield Avenue were affected by the break.

Officials estimated repairs would take anywhere from four to six hours to complete and should have been finished between 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Service was restored just prior to 5 p.m.

It is not known if any buildings have permanent damage as a result of the break.

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