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60-foot geyser erupts in Mississauga after watermain break: police

Last Updated Jan 23, 2019 at 10:43 pm EDT

A screen garb from a video posted by Peel Regional Police shows water shooting out of the ground at an intersection in Mississauga on Jan. 23, 2019. HANDOUT/Peel Regional Police

A large geyser has erupted at an intersection in Mississauga following a watermain break on Wednesday evening.

Peel police were called to the scene at Copenhagen Road and Fayette Circle around 5:20 p.m for reports of water shooting 60-feet into the air.

In a video posted on Twitter by Peel Regional Police, a large spray of water is seen gushing out of a hole in the road.

Police tweeted that the water had been shut off around 7 p.m. and crews remained on scene to repair the damage.

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area.


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