Low temperatures result in over 50 reports of pipes bursting

223 Canal Street was one of over 50 buildings that had a pipe burst due to cold weather. – Aaron Berkowitz photo

Firefighters responded to reports of a pipe that burst inside of the vacant building located at 223 Canal Street on Tuesday morning, Feb. 16. According to firefighters on the scene, over 50 reports of pipes bursting have occurred since the beginning of winter. For more information on how to best protect your pipes, read the Frozen pipe warning sent out by Aquarion.