Water pipe burst causes parts of Portsmouth Police Department to relocate

Posted at 11:30 AM, May 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-03 14:17:24-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – A water pipe burst at the Portsmouth Police Department’s offices at 711 Crawford Street, causing the entire building to be vacated.

According to Dana Woodson with the police department, employees at this building are being relocated to other various city facilities. Sheriff’s office and police department employees work in this building.

Employees noticed the water pipe burst Wednesday night into early Thursday morning.

The building was preconditioned against mold Thursday.

This is a developing story.

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