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Waiting for water: Residents count on city crews to deliver
Waiting for water: Residents count on city crews to deliver

Baltimore fire inspectors Del Holmes and Dennis Dawson set out Thursday in a four-wheel-drive Ford Escape to check on families and businesses that have been without water — some for weeks — during the region's deep freeze. Inside a convenience store on West Saratoga Street, they delivered a dozen water bottles to business owner Hamzah Alhuthifi, who said in halting English that he's had no water for "two weeks and three days." Alhuthifi, who is from Yemen, has found the situation confusing and frustrating. He's not sure why his water isn't working, and he doesn't understand why his heat is out, too. "I called a lot of times,"...

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