Broken Everett sewer pipe leaks into creek

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EVERETT, Wash. (AP) -- A broken sewer pipe in south Everett spilled wastewater Thursday into a creek that flows into Lake Washington.

The Daily Herald reports (http://is.gd/2ZqN55 ) city crews are trying to divert the flow while they repair the 20-inch diameter pipe.

The state Ecology Department and other agencies have been notified of the spill.

People who live along North Creek are warned to avoid contact with the water.

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Information from: The Daily Herald, http://www.heraldnet.com