DENVER (CBS4) – A water main break sent a geyser of water shooting into the air near the Fairmount Cemetery. The break happened in Denver near Alameda Avenue and Quebec Street.

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Water main break near Alameda Ave. and Quebec St. (credit: CBS)

Denver Water officials say a business was digging and hit the pipe by mistake. A 12-inch water main broke and was shut off.

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(credit: Eric Brandt)

Two businesses are without water temporarily. Officials say a business for tombstones which is part of the cemetery is out of water, but the rest of the property is okay.

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One lane of Alameda going east is closed for repairs.

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