Large section of Independence without water - KCTV5

Large section of Independence without water

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INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -

Crews are on the scene of a large water main break in Independence this evening.

Independence Police said the break occurred in the area of 40th Street and Blue Ridge Boulevard, robbing thousands of residents of their water service.

Police didn't have a specific number of homes impacted, but report the outage covers a large area, roughly from 23rd Street to 40 Highway and Blue Ridge Boulevard to Sterling Road.

Police tell KCTV5 News it could take up to five hours to get the water back on.

KCTV5 has a crew on the scene. We will have the latest on KCTV5 News at 9 and 10.

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