Water main break floods Tempe apartments

TEMPE, AZ - Residents at a Tempe apartment building were evacuated Wednesday night from their homes after a fire sprinkler pipe burst Wednesday morning.

Fire crews say no one was hurt during the incident at the West 6th apartments near 6th Street and Mill Avenue.

Fire department spokesman Phil Rohe said the water ran down an electrical chase from the 8th floor which powers the building. 

The water came in contact with some of the building's electrical units. Crews are currently working to test the extent of the damage.

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