Fairfield sinkhole fixed, road reopens

Fairfield sinkhole fixed, road reopens
(Source: WBRC Video)

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Several people in Fairfield on Wednesday were without water after a large water main break. The break also caused a large sinkhole.

Birmingham Water Works crews worked nonstop to repair the broken pipe and fix the roadway. As of 4 p.m. Wednesday the road is back open.

The outage caused schools to cancel and businesses to close on Wednesday.

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