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Altus water main break

Altus_Christmas has turned into a working holiday for several people in the city of Altus .

This after a ten-inch water main broke at the English Village Manor and Rehab Care Center Friday afternoon.

The administrator, Jane Winter, says water was pouring into the building for almost 20 minutes before crews were able to turn it off.

She says the entire building is flooded.

But, thanks to the help of the staff, city workers, and the Altus Fire Department - - all 107 residents living at the facility are safe and unharmed.

She says they have enough food, water and blankets to keep all the residents happy.

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