The Belchertown Fire Department responded to East Street for reported flooding around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

BELCHERTOWN, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The beaver dam on East Street in Belchertown broke Sunday morning after heavy rain.

The Belchertown Fire Department responded to East Street for reported flooding around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

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(Belchertown Fire Department photo)

Crews found East Street to be destroyed by flooding. The road was washed out and many houses were affected.

Crews assisted residents and evaluated the damager. Officials said Rail Road Street was also affected.

Belchertown DPW and Police and Fire have been working to monitor the situation. East Street will remain closed until further notice.

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