Update: The Boil Water Advisory was lifted by the Town of Four Oaks at 10:30am Friday.
A Boil Water Advisory has been issued in the Town of Four Oaks. The Advisory was issued on Thursday for homes and businesses on West Wellons Street (US 301) from Main Street to Smith Street.
A fire hydrant was damaged in an accident causing a waterline to break. Water pressure was lost to customers in the area.
While repairs have already been made, utility officials are awaiting the results of water samples sent to a lab to make sure the water is safe to drink. The Boil Water Advisory will be in effect for 48 hours or until satisfactory results are received from the laboratory according to Kristy Baker, Assistant Town Clerk.