NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A big mess on the Upper East Side on Saturday may be a result of the extreme cold.
Crews were on the scene of a water main break at Second Avenue and East 75th Street.READ MORE: COVID Anniversary: New York Marks 1 Year Since 1st Case, With Vaccine Hope On Horizon
The FDNY says the main broke just before 8 a.m.
Flooding extended for several blocks between Second and Third avenues.
Water was shut off in the area so crews could repair the leak and work to de-ice the roadways and sidewalks. Everything was cleaned up by Saturday evening.READ MORE: Police: 2 Men Wanted In Violent Queens Home Invasion Stole $3,000 From Woman At Gunpoint
It’s not clear what caused the water main to break.
Two days ago, roads were flooded and dozens of cars were damaged when a water main broke in Long Island City.MORE NEWS: Police: 14-Year-Old Robbed Inside Bronx Laundromat
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