• Water main break causes sinkhole in Connecticut city

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    NEW BRITAIN, Conn. - A water main break in a Connecticut city Thursday morning caused a huge sinkhole, WVIT reported.

    New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart posted the photo of the sinkhole, which caused a downtown street to collapse, WFSB reported. Stewart said the broken pipe is a 16-inch water main and caused multiple sinkholes, the television station reported.

    “‘Tis the season,” Stewart tweeted.

    “That's pretty wild, it's almost like an earthquake or something,” New Britain resident John Howard told WVIT reported.

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