Water Line Break In North Spokane Closes Streets - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Water Line Break In North Spokane Closes Streets

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Fire crews are in the area of Houston Ave. and Nettleton St. after a water main break. A gas line ruptured after the water main break. At least one block has been evacuated. Some streets in the area are closed. KHQ has a crew on scene gathering more information. Look for details here on KHQ.com, Facebook and our Twitter news feed.

From the city of Spokane: We had a 12-inch water main break near Houston & Belt.

1. The main break took out a gas line.

2. The city is evacuating the immediate area because of the gas line break. 

3. It's not clear how big the evacuation area is.

4. Avista will repair the gas line.

5. The City Water Department already has shut down water to that main.

6. About 20 homes are without water.

7. The city will repair the water line once it's safe to do so.

8. There is standing water in the surrounding area. 

9. The City Wastewater Department is working to deal with the standing water.

10. The surge in the system is a result of the break caused fire alarms to go off at NorthTown Mall and other nearby businesses.

11. Some homes have flooded basements. 

12. The city has claims adjusters going out to the site to assist homeowners

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