Southwest Philadelphia water main break shuts down area streets

    A broken water main is causing a geyser of water to spew into the sky in Southwest Philly. 

    The break, at 54th and Whitby Streets, was reported at around 5:30 a.m.


    Icing is a concern due to the low temperatures this morning — according to, officials have closed streets in the area and have requested salt trucks to deal with icy conditions on roadways.


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