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No injuries reported in Concord incident

CONCORD, Mass. —The extreme cold caused a sprinkler pipe to burst at a hospital in Concord on Friday.

The pipe burst in the waiting area outside the Emergency Department at Emerson Hospital.

The leak has been patched, but patients are being moved to different areas as the cleanup continues and electrical systems are checked.

“Several patients in the Emergency Department were relocated to different ED treatment bays but no patients were evacuated,” the hospital said in a statement.

There were no reports of any injuries.


No reports of any injuries in Boylston Street incident 

BOSTON —A pipe inside the ceiling of the Prudential Center in Boston burst Friday as frigid temperatures gripped the region.

Uncut video: Water pours from Pru ceiling

A waterfall could be seen pouring down from the ceiling inside the Boylston Street building near the store Chico’s as shoppers and workers watched.

Watch NewsCenter 5’s report

Security guards moved everyone away from the area.

The bitterly cold weather caused the pipe to burst, according to the Boston Fire Department.

The The AMC movie theaters near the Boston Common were evacuated Friday after a sprinkler pipe burst, according to the Boston Fire Department.