Milford home badly damaged by ice following broken pipe

A Milford home is covered in ice after a broken pipe on the second floor led to flooding and freezing. It happened at the corner

The company in charge of cleaning up the damage says the whole first floor will have to be gutted.

The company in charge of cleaning up the damage says the whole first floor will have to be gutted. (1/8/14)

MILFORD - A Milford home is covered in ice after a broken pipe on the second floor led to flooding and freezing.

It happened at the corner of Springdale and Buckingham streets.

The company in charge of cleaning up the damage says the whole first floor will have to be gutted.

Authorities say that because the property owner was not at home at the time, the damage happened before they were able to break in to the house and turn the water off. Somebody passing by saw the ice and called firefighters.

For extended video of the home severely damaged by ice, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612. 

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