Dozens still homeless after pipe bursts at Cambridge YWCA

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Dozens of women from a Cambridge YWCA residential facility are still out of their homes today after a pipe burst Sunday and flooded their building, fire department officials said.

Forty of the 103 people forced out of the Tanner Residence at 7 Temple St. are staying in a Cambridge Housing Authority building’s community room, according to Gerard Mahoney, assistant chief of the Cambridge fire department. The others are staying with family or friends.

“We’re doing the best we can,” said Mahoney. “But the city’s ability to provide shelter is limited.”

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