Thea Digiammerino

150 Displaced When Steam Pipe Breaks at Bridgeport Housing Complex

Around 150 people were displaced when a pipe broke at the Success Village apartments in Bridgeport, leaving residents with inadequate heat.

City officials confirmed a steam pipe broke Friday, affecting 10 buildings in the complex.

Scott Appleby, director of the Bridgeport Emergency Communications Center, confirmed officials from the EOC responded to assist the displaced residents. A shelter was set up for residents who could not stay with family or friends or afford a hotel.

Crews were expected to repair the pipe on Sunday.

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