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Water main breaks in Lawton

LAWTON, Okla._Water is now back on for residents in one Northwest Lawton neighborhood after being out for about seven hours Saturday.

City crews had to repair a water main that blew out near Northwest 63rd Street and Birch Avenue. Workers say the break happened because recent rains shifted the pipe in the ground. Another main break also happened near Northwest Cache Road and 17th Street, knocking out water to some businesses in the area. That pipe has also been repaired.

These breaks are something the city anticipates happening after extreme weather conditions.

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