02/04/2014 06:49 EST | Updated 04/06/2014 05:59 EDT

Water main break in NDG causes flooding

A water main break in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce flooded three homes early Tuesday morning.

The break happened around 4 a.m. on Carlton Avenue near Victoria Avenue. 

Water flooded the basements and garages of three homes and had to be pumped out by fire crews on the scene. 

The break happened under the front lawn of one home and cracked the surface.

Water has been shut off to the street. Officials expect the water to be turned back later today.