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Water pipe break closed Martin Elementary on Friday

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Posted at 9:47 AM, Sep 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-02 15:19:25-04

GREEN BAY (NBC 26)  — A water pipe break closed Martin Elementary in Green Bay on Friday.

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Lori Blakeslee, Director of Communications and Public Relations at the Green Bay Area Public School District, said Friday the water pipe break happened in the new addition of the school.

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The break flooded several classrooms and there was no running water Friday at the school.

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Pictures shared by the district show the water soaking learning areas and items in classrooms.

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Blakeslee says the district intends for the school to be open on Tuesday (Monday is Labor Day). The school district doesn't know the cause of the break as of yet.

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At this time the school district is still assessing the damage, so it is uncertain what will need to be replaced at this time.