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Crews Respond to Calls of Burst Pipes Across the Metro, Including Skyway to Macy's in Mpls.

Updated: 01/04/2014 9:57 AM
Created: 01/04/2014 8:17 AM KSTP.com
By: Cassie Hart

The swing in temperatures is keeping crews busy as they respond to a number of calls of pipes bursting across the metro.

A viewer in Columbia Heights sent video after a pipe broke at their home overnight Friday, with water running into their garage.

Minneapolis fire officials tell KSTP they've had a hectic night responding to calls of pipes bursting in buildings all over downtown.

They worked on fixing a pipe that burst in the ceiling in the Skyway leading up to Macy's around 2 a.m.  

Officials say it wasn't too significant, but that crews were called back a second time, around 4 a.m. to fix it again.

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Minneapolis/St. Paul

Few Clouds
72°
80° | 60°
  • Feels like: 72° F
  • Wind: WNW 3mph
  • Humidity: 55%
  • Thu Mix of sun and clouds
    80° | 62°
  • Fri Scattered thunderstorms possible
    78° | 64°
  • Sat Partly cloudy, chance of a thunderstorm
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  • Sun Isolated thunderstorms
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