Albany Street in front of Boston Medical Center’s emergency room entrance was flooded yesterday. The flood forced evacuation of emergency room patients and from Woods Mullen homeless shelter nearby.

Mishap cuts water to Hub residents

Service out in S. End, S. Boston, Dorchester

By David Abel
Globe Staff / July 19, 2006

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A sewer contractor drilling holes on Massachusetts Avenue in Boston's South End last night punctured a 30-inch water main, sending tens of thousands of gallons flooding into the streets and briefly leaving residents from Andrew Square to Tremont Street without water, officials from the Boston Water and Sewer Commission said. (Full article: 472 words)

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