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Worland couple's home destroyed by broken fire hydrant line

 

October 22, 2020

Seth Romsa

The home of Joe and Kristy Vigil on South Lane is demolished Saturday, Oct. 17. The home was damaged beyond repair after the basement was flooded from a burst fire hydrant pipe in August.

WORLAND - A break in a line to a fire hydrant resulted in a Worland couple's home being flooded and the home having to be demolished last weekend.

Joe and Kristy Vigil have owned their home at 1215 South Lane for the past 10 years with no flooding issues until Aug. 11 of this year.

Kristy Vigil said about 6 p.m., her husband Joe Vigil heard "the walls crack" with water coming into the basement....



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