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Hydrant breaks, water floods 2 Sandy homes

First Published Dec 31 2012 01:34 pm • Last Updated Dec 31 2012 01:34 pm

Subfreezing temperatures are being blamed in part for the failure of a fire hydrant that flooded basements in two Sandy homes Monday morning.

KUTV 2 News reports that the hydrant spewed a river about 3 a.m., flooding the residences near 3151 East and 10000 South.

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Sandy firefighters estimated damages of up to $25,000.

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