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Water main break near Empire State Building prompts emergency response, traffic

Crews respond to a water main break near the Empire State Building on Nov. 28,
2017. (Larry Rochman/ PIX11)

MANHATTAN — A water main break near the Empire State Building prompted traffic delays and emergency personnel to respond Tuesday morning, according to officials.

FDNY responded after a break around 6:50 a.m., department officials said.

Video shot around 8:30 a.m. showed multiple police vehicles, fire trucks and an ambulance still at the Empire State Building.

There are traffic delays in area of 5 Avenue and West 33 Street, according to NYC’s Emergency Management Office.