PPR LP sinkhole 0810

Water is pumped from a flooded basement at 1 Main St. into a storm sewer on Main Street in Lake Placid, as local contractor Tim Nardiello (left) talks to Village Codes Enforcement Officer Jim Morganson about the flash flooding that came with a deluge of rain Thursday afternoon. Nardiello said he was working on the building at 1 Main, where about 3 feet of water flowed into the basement.