Scituate: Accident Causes Water Main Break

Crews are on scene responding to a water main break in Scituate.

Town officials say the break took place on Border St. and was caused by a car accident that damaged a utility pole. 

This has caused water and electrical service in the area to be disrupted for the next 4 to 6 hours.

Officials say there may be some water discoloration as service is restored and residents are being urged to take necessary precautions and to allow the water to flush before using and check before doing laundry. 

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About Dan McCready

Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel.