Large water main break rips through White Bear Lake homes

A report says 200,000 gallons of water were released.
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A water main break sent water rushing into homes at a senior community in White Bear Lake on Saturday.

"Everyone made it out of their homes safe, however there was damage to a number of townhouse units. The Red Cross was called to assist the residents that were affected," White Bear Lake Fire Department said in a Facebook post

It happened at Cottages of White Bear Township, a complex designated for seniors aged 55+. 

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KSTP reports that 10 residents were displaced by flooded homes, with one man saying water shot through his window like a cannon. 

WCCO reports that the break released 200,000 gallons of water before it was shut off.  

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