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Darien Library Flooded After Pump Fails

The library was expected to reopen around 2 p.m., however the basement level was to remain closed, according to a report in The Darien Times.

reportedly closed Sunday due to flooding in the basement.

According to a report in The Darien Times the library was expected to reopen around 2 p.m., however the basement level was to remain closed.

The reportedly set up pumps to help remove the water.

According to the report, one of the library's pumps failed, however it does not state the origin of the water.

For more check out the Darien Times report.

Correction: This article originally stated that a firefighter had told the Darien Times that the water was deep enough for someone to swim in. In fact, library officials have said, the water never rose above two inches above the floor anywhere in the basement.

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