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Move Gone Wrong – Sprinklers Flood Condo Building

Broken sprinkler floods condo building in Boston

Broken sprinkler floods condo building in Boston

Moving is never easy. If you were joining the masses moving into Cambridge and Boston this weekend I hope your move went smoothly.

One move went terribly wrong this week. 

The Boston Globe reported that it was a mattress strapped atop a car that broke off a sprinkler head in the garage of the Metropolitan condo building at 1 Nassau Street in Boston.  The fire protection system then pushed additional water through the system, eventually causing a sprinkler to burst on the 23rd floor of the high rise. Water flowed through a number of floors, damaging multiple condos.  Ouch!

The Metropolitan was built in 2004.  Penthouse condos in the building sold for $1M+.

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  1. Denise Hamlin

    Ouch indeed Liz. I thought there were safeguards to stop water sprinklers from causing unnecessary damage. That must have been one unfortunate chain of events that led to this happening.

  2. Liz

    Hi Denise! Can you imagine? That’s a move they’ll never forget. I

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