Guests and residents wade through water after pipe burst at local hotel

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PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Apparently a pipe burst at the Origin Seahaven Resort in Panama City Beach on Friday.

Witnesses told NewsChannel 7 they saw water gushing from a pipe near the resort's first level garage entrance. Witnesses say the resort's front lobby began to fill with water fairly quickly.

Workers at a nearby restaurant say they heard sirens first before they discovered the water pouring out.

"I mean it was soaking our feet and then at that point we could see where like people were wading through it," Leis Sherbert, "We've seen it up to their waist. It was crazy." Sherbert works at the nearby Saltwater Marketplace.

Representatives from the Origins Seahaven Resort were unavailable for comments as to how the pipe burst.