Water main break in Baltimore Co. closes Smith Ave.

A portion of Smith Avenue in Baltimore County was closed and nearby residents lost water service following a water main break Friday, a Baltimore City Department of Public Works spokesman said.

The 16-inch main broke at Smith Avenue at Deancroft Road, cutting off water to a 90-unit apartment complex, DPW spokesman Kurt Kocher said.

Crew were attempting to fix the main Friday but it was not clear how long the repair would take, he said.

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