Pittsboro under boil order after water main break

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LIZTON, Ind. (WISH) — A water main break in Hendricks County caused two school closures and shut off water to dozens of homes early Wednesday morning.

The rupture happened near Brownsburg overnight on County Road 450 North near North County Road 500 East, about four miles south of I-74.

Citizens Energy reported about 60 homes and businesses in Lizton and Pittsboro lost water. Repairs are expected to take until Wednesday evening. Pittsboro residents are under a boil order until further notice, according to the police chief.

North West Hendricks School Corporation said Tri-West High School and Tri-West Middle School would be closed for the day. The elementary schools initially opened, but students were sent home at 9 a.m.

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