PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Officials say a broken water main left residents of four apartment buildings in Northeast Philadelphia without power and out in the cold on New Year’s Day.

It happened around 12:30 a.m. Monday in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 9600 block of Ashton Road.

Residents of 33 units were forced out of their homes and into the sub-freezing temperatures as a result.

Crews were working to repair the broken main and restore power.

 

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