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SCOTT TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – Some residents in Scott Township were without water service for hours after a main broke early Monday morning.

According to officials at the scene, the break happened around 4 a.m. in the 1600 block of Lochlin Drive.

As a result of the break, water could be seen shooting high into the air.

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At least one home had to be evacuated. Firefighters were also pumping water out of a basement.

Pennsylvania American Water officials said service was restored by 1 p.m.

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