MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. – A large water main break on North Main Street has the road closed from Hill Street to Francis Street.
South Central Avenue is also closed, although that is due to flooding from weather. Officials say they have several people stuck in cars that are flooded out due to the storm.
Police have received reports of homes on South Main Street with flooding. Several pumps have been requested, and North Main Street, South Main Street, and South Central Avenue are all closed. Police are asking residents to avoid the area.
A State of Emergency was later declared in the city of Mechanicville due to flooding. Police ask everyone to stay off streets.
A boil water order was issued for 24 hours for the city due to the North Main Street water main break.