Burst pipe forces New Castle apartments evacuation

Deemers Landing apartments, New Castle, Delaware
Firefighters were called out to Deemers Landing apartment complex when a pipe burst.

NEW CASTLE, DELAWARE (2/16/2015) A dozen apartments were evacuated this morning after a water pipe burst at the Deemers Landing complex, according to reports from the scene.

Firefighters were called to Washington and West Ninth streets when alarms sounded at 7:30 a.m., and they found the burst pipe in Building 1000.

Electricity was shut off to the building and all of its 12 apartments were evacuated.

A city buidling inspector was on the scene evaluating damage.

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