MORGAN COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The Morgan County Justice Center will be closed for the entire first week of the year because of water damage.

A water pipe burst, sending thousands of gallons of water into the building. Investigators believe it was caused by the recent cold snap.

morgan co water line break 1 Burst Water Pipes Keep Justice Center Closed Until Next Week

(credit: Morgan County)

The justice center in Fort Morgan will reopen for court on Monday.

morgan co water line break pic 2 Burst Water Pipes Keep Justice Center Closed Until Next Week

(credit: Morgan County)

The break caused thousands of dollars in damage.

Inmates were evacuated because of the water overnight Saturday into Sunday but returned the next day.

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