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Retirement home evacuated after water main break

Posted at 10:53 PM, May 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-31 23:53:32-04

BELLEVUE (NBC 26) - More than 150 people at a retirement home were evacuated after a water main break late Sunday afternoon.

Bellevue Fire Rescue said it happened after 4 p.m. at the Bellevue Retirement Community. Crews found a large water main break leaking into the building on the first level from underground. They found structural issues on the second and third floors above the break. Residents were evacuated and bused to another location.

More than a dozen departments helped during the incident.