De Blasio: NYC hiring contractors to clean backed up sewage in Queens neighborhood

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By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- New York City is hiring contractors to clean houses affected by a sewer main backup that has flooded homes in South Ozone Park in Queens near Kennedy Airport.

Mayor Bill de Blasio said crews would be on the ground Monday to provide professional cleaning to residents of the affected area.