• Water main break buckles road in Charleroi

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    CHARLEROI, Pa. - A water main broke Friday morning in Charleroi, causing part of a road to buckle.

    The break occurred about 6:30 a.m. in front of the water treatment plant on McKean Avenue, emergency dispatchers said.

    Part of McKean Avenue was closed because of the break in a 24-inch line. One lane reopened just before noon.

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    People in the area initially experienced low or no water pressure, officials said. All service has since been fully restored.

    Work to repair the damage caused by the break continues.


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