UPDATE: Water pours from Ho-Chunk Centre in downtown Sioux City
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Cold weather created a water and ice mess at the Ho-Chunk Centre in downtown Sioux City Friday morning.
Firefighters were called to the building when a pipe burst sending water pouring out of the front doors.
Water pools out on the sidewalk from the Ho-Chunk Centre.
Sioux City Firefighters pour water onto the sidewalk downtown.
The sun coming up over the water from the Ho-Chunk Centre.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KTIV) -
Water was flowing out of the Ho-Chunk Centre in downtown Sioux City.
Sioux City Fire and Rescue firefighters were called to the building when a sprinkler pipe burst around seven Friday morning.
Officials say one of the electric sliding doors was stuck open and the entry way heater couldn't keep up.
So that caused one of the sprinkler pipes in the ceiling to freeze, causing it to burst.
"Once the pipe broke then the water just flows freely from the sprinkler pipe and so we just had water some of the first floor of the Ho-Chunk Centre," Jesse Pedersen, the Sioux City Fire and Rescue Public Education Officer said.
"The water is shut off and we've already called some people to come in and repair it and everything will be back to normal in no time," Lance Morgan, Ho-Chunk's CEO said.
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