Parts of Thurmont under boil water advisory until further notice

Prince William County Service Authority has issued a boil water notice for the Haymarket area. (Thinkstock)(Getty Images/iStockphoto/ImageDB)

WASHINGTON — Parts of the town of Thurmont in Frederick County, Maryland, have been put under a boil water advisory until further notice.

Officials alerted on the advisory Tuesday night just before 10 p.m.

The boil advisory affects the following areas in Thurmont:

  • Eyler Road
  • Emmitsburg Road
  • North Church Street, north of Boundary Avenue
  • Catoctin Heights
  • Flanagan Road
  • Allen and Stull Drive
  • West Main Street from Route 15 to Tippin Drive

They say the advisory is due to a major water leak and that all residents in the area affected by the advisory should boil their water before drinking, cooking, making ice or preparing baby food.

Tap water should be boiled for at least one minute after the water reaches a rolling boil, they say.

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