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Portion of Payne Avenue closed due to water main break near fire hydrant

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Posted at 6:55 AM, Jan 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-31 06:55:17-05

CLEVELAND — A water main break has closed Payne Avenue between East 40th and East 47th streets Monday.

A News 5 photojournalist on the scene said the leak appears to be around a fire hydrant.

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A water main break on Payne Avenue in Cleveland.

Cold temperatures are causing ice to form for about seven blocks.

The Cleveland Division of Police has the road blocked.

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A water main break on Payne Avenue in Cleveland.

News 5 has reached out to Cleveland Water for more information.

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