The 11 buildings were damaged though none suffered structural damage, and the 20 people were aided by the Red Cross, a city Department of Environmental Protection spokeswoman said.
The water valve was shut off at about 7 a.m., she said.
By Monday, workers had repaired the main and were reconstructing the street and sidewalk. The Department of Environmental Protection was helping homeowners clean their homes, spokeswoman Natalie Millner said.
©2007 Community News Group
By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:
You agree that you, and not TimesLedger.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to TimesLedger.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.