12/12/2013 06:00 EST | Updated 02/11/2014 05:59 EST

Water main break floods Dufferin near Finch

A large water main break has closed a section of Dufferin Street north of Highway 401.

CBC overnight reporter Tony Smyth Tweeted photos Dufferin street covered with water between Finch Avenue West and  Martin Ross Avenue.

In one Twitter message, Smyth joked that "animals are gathering in pairs."

Dufferin was closed to traffic in both directions.