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Burst water main causes Port Melbourne road collapse

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16 Dec 2014
MFB appliances were despatched to assist with a broken water main in a Port Melbourne street early this morning.

Crews arrived at Liardet Street about 2.30am.

The water from the broken main was threatening approximately 50 houses and appears to have caused a partial road collapse in the area.

MFB are assisting Victoria Police, SES, and the local council in evacuating residents that have been affected by the rising water.

South East Water are in the process of isolating the broken water main.

ATTENDING APPLIANCES
Pumpers: 4
Rescue Units: 1
Aerial units: 0
Other units: 1

NUMBER OF FIREFIGHTERS: 20

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