NANUET, N.Y. -- More than 31 residents from Spring Valley Rest Home in Nanuet were displaced on Monday, Feb. 15, due to major flooding from a broken pipe, according to Clarkstown public officials.
The Clarkstown Police Department responded to the rest home after receiving a call that the pipe from the fire sprinkler system had broken in the attic area, causing major flooding throughout the structure on South Pascack Road.
The Clarkstown Building Department and the fire inspector responded to the scene and a determination was made to move the residents because the building was deemed unsafe.
Due to the unsafe conditions, the residents were moved to the Golden Acres facility in Monsey.
There were no injuries reported, and a determination of the status of the building will be made by the building department and the owner of the rest home.
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