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'Niagara Falls' like pipe bursts keep plumbers busy

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Deborah Miles was just trying to help a friend out. Deborah Miles was just trying to help a friend out.
Fire crews have responded to more than 100 busted pipes calls in the last 24 hours. The calls are specifically about frozen pipes, water line breaks and flooding. Fire crews have responded to more than 100 busted pipes calls in the last 24 hours. The calls are specifically about frozen pipes, water line breaks and flooding.

(WMC-TV) - Fire crews have responded to more than 100 busted pipes calls in the last 24 hours. The calls are specifically about frozen pipes, water line breaks and flooding.

Deborah Miles was just trying to help a friend out.

"It's like a Niagara Falls up in there, all over everywhere," she said. I was already here with the kids and when she got here, she was trying to take a bath and the water was coming down through the front room. And I told her she need to turn the water off, she cut the water off and the water just kept coming down.

Firefighters tried to turn the water off at an apartment in Graceland Manor.

Plumbers at Conway Services say the record low temperatures Monday morning meant trouble for a lot of homeowners. They received triple the amount of calls on a weekday.

The company says they expect another influx of calls now that the temps are rising, which means that frozen water in most pipes will create other problems.

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