Water main break floods Galena St., boil advisory in effect until 4 p.m. Wednesday

The city has issued a water boil advisory for every residence between Buckeye Street to Champlain Street to Columbus Street to Summit Street.
Published: Nov. 28, 2022 at 8:48 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 29, 2022 at 10:43 AM EST
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - A water main break on Galena St. flooded the north side neighborhood Monday morning. Galena St. is closed from Summit St. to Champlain St.. A detour was set up using Summit Street between Lagrange and Greenbelt Pkwy in both directions.

According to City leaders, City workers rescued a woman and her children after the back wheel of her car got stuck in the sinkhole that was created by the water main break.

The city has issued a water boil advisory for every residence between Buckeye Street to Champlain Street to Columbus Street to Summit Street. Check for updates on the water boil advisories from the City of Toledo here. The boil advisory is in effect until 4:00 p.m. Wednesday.

The water was turned off to the lines and the water is receding, the spokesperson said. City crews are monitoring the situation and will provide an updated timeline late Monday afternoon.

Riverside Elementary was also closed for the day because of the flooding.

13abc asked city officials what the next step is for those whose homes sustained water damage. A spokesperson said the city is still assessing the situation and will reach out to residents who have been affected by the water main break. The city is asking affected residents to contact Engage Toledo at 419-936-2020.

Find additional photos and videos of the flooding below.

This is a breaking news story. More information will be added as it is made available.

Galena Street flooding

LIVE VIEW FROM GALENA STREET. City officials will address a water main break on Galena St. that has caused flooding on multiple streets on Toledo's north side.

Posted by 13abc on Monday, November 28, 2022
Galena street flooded.
Galena street flooded.(WTVG)
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Galena St. flooded.
Galena St. flooded.(WTVG)
A water main break on Galena St. flooded the north side neighborhood Monday morning. Galena St....
A water main break on Galena St. flooded the north side neighborhood Monday morning. Galena St. is closed from Summit St. to Champlain St..(WTVG)
A water main break on Galena St. flooded the north side neighborhood Monday morning. Galena St....
A water main break on Galena St. flooded the north side neighborhood Monday morning. Galena St. is closed from Summit St. to Champlain St..(WTVG)