BALTIMORE - We have told this story dozens of times in the last few months and we're are telling it again today. Baltimore's aging infrastructure is cracking.
A water main break in the 4600 block of York Road in North Baltimore is causing a few problems for folks.
Crews have been working around the clock to fix the 16 inch water main and about 40 homes and businesses are without water this morning.
Officials with the Department of Public Works say the break happened about 1 yesterday afternoon.
People from Victorious Ministries International had to be evacuated.
Public Works officials say crews are working on getting all the debris out of the way so they can get to the break to start repairs.
The water was rushing by so quickly people parked nearby barely had a chance to react.
"I came out the water was so high it was almost reaching into cars so i had to move my car,” said Antonio Lyles, who was parked near the break. “ I figured it would be some kind of emergency where they'd clear the block."
The city has not talked about the cause of the water main break-- but weather and change of temperature plus an aging infrastructure can cause these things.
Copyright 2012 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
SPECIAL REPORT | Thousands of child care center inspections reports are NOW AVAILABLE. Find out what inspectors founds inside day care centers across the state.
SPECIAL REPORT | When it's out of your hands, when your life is at the mercy of an armed, masked man staring down at you from the barrel of a gun in your own home, you grasp at whatever it is you can control; breathing, composure, or faith.
SPECIAL REPORT | ABC2 Investigator Joce Sterman has reviewed thousands of pages of documents for her Bad Medicine report.
More Baltimore County News