April 4, 2019 3:14 pm
Updated: April 4, 2019 3:43 pm

Water main break floods streets in Brossard

WATCH ABOVE: Longueuil firefighters rescue a small dog after a water main break in Brossard.


A water main break Thursday afternoon has caused significant flooding on the corner of Rome and Taschereau boulevards in Brossard, on Montreal’s south shore.

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Several home basements and garages have been flooded due to the quick overflow of water.

Longueuil firefighters waded in water almost up to their knees to rescue a small dog from one of the houses.

Longueuil firefighters managed to rescue a small dog after a water main break in Brossard.

Sidney Dagenais

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Drivers coming from Highway 30 are being detoured away from the usually busy intersection.

City officials said the leak has been located and the water is now being pumped.

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A team from the city says they believe the break could have been caused by a valve chamber.

Workers are onsite to determine what happened and fix the leak.

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There is no boil water advisory for the area.

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