Powerful geyser shoots into air after water main break in Hingham

HINGHAM, MASS. (WHDH) – Hingham police closed off a road after contractors struck a water main Friday afternoon sending a geyser of water shooting 60 feet into the air.

Neighbors were evacuated and water was cut to the area after National Grid crews working to repair a gas leak mistakenly struck the 12-inch main around noontime, sending water gushing up into the utility wires above.

No one was hurt…read more and watch video.

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