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Charles North Water Main Break Closes Streets

Portions of Baltimore are being impacted by a large water main break.

A water main break disrupted traffic and business in a central portion of the city Wednesday morning.

Water was flooding into the street at the intersection of Charles and 20th streets in the Charles North neighborhood. According to the Baltimore City Fire Department's Twitter page, the 60-inch water main break took place around 8:45 a.m.

The city is asking motorists to avoid the intersection and immediately surrounding streets, WBAL reported.

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The fire department said crews were "inspecting homes for water impact."

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